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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through August 2019.

Imports: Sweetened waters

Sweetened waters, the No. 129 import by value totaled $323.85 million for the month of August, $2.25 billion through August of 2019, and $3.21 billion for all of 2018, the latest annual data available, according to U.S. Census Bureau data analyzed by WorldCity. Need more details? Read more

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Top Sources

RankCountryYTD
1Austria$687.61 M
2Switzerland$510.09 M
3Mexico$273.47 M
4Canada$172.74 M
5Italy$73.56 M
6Thailand$73.55 M
7France$61.07 M
8South Korea$60.38 M
9Philippines$59.86 M
10United Kingdom$39.17 M

Top Gateways

RankPortYTD
1Port of Newark$390.92 M
2Port of Virginia$271.57 M
3Port of Houston$268.41 M
4Port of Savannah, Ga.$212.37 M
5Port of Los Angeles$176.28 M
6Port Laredo$169.95 M
7Port of Long Beach$126.65 M
8Port of Seattle, Wash.$91.27 M
9Port Miami$67.49 M
10Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich.$66.47 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $2.25 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $390,922,492
2Port of Virginia $271,570,153
3Port of Houston $268,409,352
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $212,367,937
5Port of Los Angeles $176,284,450
6Port Laredo $169,946,405
7Port of Long Beach $126,649,465
8Port of Seattle, Wash. $91,271,497
9Port Miami $67,486,009
10Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $66,472,500

U.S. imports of Sweetened waters increased 5.30 percent through August to $2.25 billion

U.S. imports of Sweetened waters increased 5.30 percent from $2.14 billion to $2.25 billion through the first eight months of 2019 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 129 through August among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 136 for the last full year with a total value of $3.21 billion, a $22.9 million, 0.72 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Austria, No. 2 Switzerland, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Italy. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Virginia, No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Austria, No. 2 Switzerland, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Thailand. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Virginia, No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Port Laredo.

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Austria $687,608,994
2Switzerland $510,091,729
3Mexico $273,472,166
4Canada $172,744,305
5Italy $73,563,243
6Thailand $73,545,766
7France $61,073,350
8South Korea $60,376,832
9Philippines $59,859,548
10United Kingdom $39,174,045

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $162,633,237
2Los Angeles $151,798,519
3Houston $107,030,789
4Norfolk $99,972,852
5Miami $73,909,730
6Laredo $70,023,173
7Chicago $51,995,542
8Seattle $45,359,292
9Atlanta/Savannah $39,701,448
10San Diego $38,212,020

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first eight months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark fell 7.5 percent compared to last year to $390.92 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 9.39 percent compared to last year to $271.57 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 4.91 percent compared to last year to $268.41 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 879.24 percent compared to last year to $212.37 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 28.1 percent compared to last year to $176.28 million.

There are several hundred airports, seaports and border crossings that handle international trade; they are, in turn, part of the roughly four dozen U.S. Customs districts.

Highlights for the top five foreign markets:

  • U.S. imports from No. 1 Austria increased $55.49 million, 8.78 percent, (30.57 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Switzerland increased $47.38 million, 10.24 percent, (22.68 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico increased $27.36 million, 11.12 percent, (12.16 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Canada increased $39.3 million, 29.45 percent, (7.68 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Italy increased $25.63 million, 53.48 percent, (3.27 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 76.36 percent of all these Sweetened waters imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $1.72 billion of the $2.25 billion total.

All totaled, 58.67 percent of all these Sweetened waters imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $1.32 billion of the $2.25 billion total