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

Imports: Wine

Wine, the No. 89 import by value totaled $393.2 million for the month of February, $862.96 million through February of 2019, and $6.2 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
1Italy$276.95 M
2France$259.12 M
3New Zealand$76.15 M
4Spain$57.26 M
5Australia$52.71 M
6Argentina$42.31 M
7Chile$38.17 M
8Germany$14.05 M
9Portugal$13.85 M
10Israel$7.66 M

Top Gateways

RankPortYTD
1Port of Newark$340.44 M
2Port of Oakland, Calif.$148.01 M
3Port Miami$52.75 M
4Port of Houston$40.66 M
5Port of Virginia$35.23 M
6Port of Los Angeles$32.49 M
7Port of Savannah, Ga.$30.76 M
8Port of Boston$29.99 M
9Port of New York$23.47 M
10Port of Long Beach$22.79 M
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $862.96 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $340,435,482
2Port of Oakland, Calif. $148,007,496
3Port Miami $52,753,815
4Port of Houston $40,661,868
5Port of Virginia $35,228,978
6Port of Los Angeles $32,494,464
7Port of Savannah, Ga. $30,760,237
8Port of Boston $29,985,935
9Port of New York $23,470,901
10Port of Long Beach $22,791,887

U.S. imports of Wine decreased 7.84 percent through February to $862.96 million

U.S. imports of Wine decreased 7.84 percent from $936.4 million to $862.96 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 89 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 83 for the last full year with a total value of $6.2 billion, a $287.19 million, 4.86 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Italy, No. 2 France, No. 3 New Zealand, No. 4 Spain and No. 5 Australia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Oakland, Calif., No. 3 Port Miami, No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Italy, No. 2 France, No. 3 New Zealand, No. 4 Australia and No. 5 Spain. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Oakland, Calif., No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 Port of Boston.

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Italy $276,945,059
2France $259,115,325
3New Zealand $76,150,034
4Spain $57,263,856
5Australia $52,707,097
6Argentina $42,311,938
7Chile $38,167,138
8Germany $14,047,490
9Portugal $13,854,943
10Israel $7,655,733

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $766,986,105
2San Francisco $336,210,010
3Miami $153,570,324
4Los Angeles $116,295,493
5Houston $99,324,586
6Boston $79,909,318
7Norfolk $63,273,328
8Atlanta/Savannah $61,239,659
9Seattle $58,324,678
10Chicago $38,825,821

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 5.27 percent compared to last year to $340.44 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. fell 11.33 percent compared to last year to $148.01 million.
  • Port Miami rose 142.89 percent compared to last year to $52.75 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 17.35 percent compared to last year to $40.66 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 8.21 percent compared to last year to $35.23 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 Italy decreased $21.5 million, 7.2 percent, (32.09 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 France decreased $19.04 million, 6.85 percent, (30.03 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 New Zealand decreased $3.76 million, 4.7 percent, (8.82 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Spain increased $918,111, 1.63 percent, (6.64 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Australia decreased $13.27 million, 20.12 percent, (6.11 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 83.69 percent of all these Wine imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $722.18 million of the $862.96 million total.

All totaled, 71.51 percent of all these Wine imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $617.09 million of the $862.96 million total