Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through April 2020.

Imports: U.S. government imports

U.S. government imports, the No. 908 import by value totaled $4.55 million for the month of April, $18.1 million through April of 2020, and $240.56 million for all of 2019, 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
1Canada$6.1 M
2Germany$4.08 M
3Norway$3.35 M
4Sweden$1.66 M
5The Netherlands$762,634
6France$531,021
7Japan$356,090
8Austria$245,000
9Bermuda$209,327
10Spain$179,680
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U.S. imports of U.S. government imports decreased 55.09 percent through March to $13.55 million

U.S. imports of U.S. government imports decreased 55.09 percent from $30.18 million to $13.55 million through the first three months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 908 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 787 for the last full year with a total value of $240.56 million, a $212.5 million, 46.90 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Norway, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Sweden and No. 5 The Netherlands. The leading gateways were No. 1 Houlton Border Crossing, Maine, No. 2 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D., No. 3 Port of New Orleans, No. 4 Dulles International Airport, Washington D.C., Va. and No. 5 Los Angeles International Airport.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Russia, No. 2 Spain, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Sweden. The leading gateways were No. 1 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 2 Dulles International Airport, Washington D.C., Va., No. 3 Port of Wilmington, Dela., No. 4 Baltimore-Washington International Airport, Md. and No. 5 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D..

January – March 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $5,040,793
2Norway $3,348,271
3Germany $1,730,970
4Sweden $1,019,012
5The Netherlands $762,634
6Japan $351,990
7Austria $245,000
8Bermuda $209,327
9France $183,114
10Spain $179,680

January – March 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Washington, D.C. $48,295,533
2Norfolk $2,011,212
3Pembina, N.D. $933,555
4Cleveland $704,618
5Baltimore $644,869
6Atlanta/Savannah $160,000
7Los Angeles $158,938
8San Francisco $127,100
9Miami $90,057
10Philadelphia $21,500

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Houlton Border Crossing, Maine totaled $3.25 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. rose 22.33 percent compared to last year to $3.05 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 47.5 percent compared to last year to $1.79 million.
  • Dulles International Airport, Washington D.C., Va. fell 88.06 percent compared to last year to $1.61 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport fell 83.83 percent compared to last year to $1.61 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 Canada increased $1.52 million, 43.17 percent, (37.2 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Norway increased $3.35 million, 0 percent, (24.71 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany decreased $608,345, 26.01 percent, (12.77 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Sweden increased $321,434, 46.08 percent, (7.52 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 The Netherlands increased $683,929, 868.98 percent, (5.63 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 87.83 percent of all these U.S. government imports imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $11.9 million of the $13.55 million total.

All totaled, 83.45 percent of all these U.S. government imports imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $11.31 million of the $13.55 million total