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

Imports: Sweetened waters

Sweetened waters, the No. 166 import by value totaled $212.1 million for the month of February, $424.89 million through February 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
1Switzerland$105.16 M
2Austria$103.96 M
3Mexico$62.27 M
4Canada$33.42 M
5Thailand$16.87 M
6Philippines$13.87 M
7France$12.39 M
8South Korea$10.43 M
9Italy$10.05 M
10United Kingdom$8.47 M
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $424.89 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $74,889,862
2Port of Houston $48,624,789
3Port of Virginia $43,238,334
4Port Laredo $35,494,381
5Port of Los Angeles $32,074,302
6Port of Savannah, Ga. $31,535,110
7Port of Long Beach $25,455,515
8Port of Seattle, Wash. $19,112,382
9Port Miami $12,982,594
10Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $12,366,132

U.S. imports of Sweetened waters decreased 3.36 percent through February to $424.89 million

U.S. imports of Sweetened waters decreased 3.36 percent from $439.65 million to $424.89 million through the first two 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 166 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 157 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 February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Switzerland, No. 2 Austria, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Thailand. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Houston, No. 3 Port of Virginia, No. 4 Port Laredo 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 Thailand and No. 5 Canada. 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 – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Switzerland $105,163,823
2Austria $103,957,262
3Mexico $62,268,546
4Canada $33,423,599
5Thailand $16,867,044
6Philippines $13,870,693
7France $12,393,016
8South Korea $10,426,229
9Italy $10,049,897
10United Kingdom $8,468,033

January – February 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 two months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark fell 13.92 percent compared to last year to $74.89 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 3.83 percent compared to last year to $48.62 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 24.1 percent compared to last year to $43.24 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 16.14 percent compared to last year to $35.49 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 53.22 percent compared to last year to $32.07 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 Switzerland increased $2.32 million, 2.26 percent, (24.75 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Austria decreased $5.35 million, 4.89 percent, (24.47 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico increased $9.73 million, 18.51 percent, (14.66 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Canada increased $7.87 million, 30.79 percent, (7.87 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Thailand decreased $16.31 million, 49.16 percent, (3.97 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 75.71 percent of all these Sweetened waters imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $321.68 million of the $424.89 million total.

All totaled, 55.15 percent of all these Sweetened waters imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $234.32 million of the $424.89 million total