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

Imports: Wine

Wine, the No. 77 import by value totaled $551.11 million for the month of August, $4.2 billion through August 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
1France$1.51 B
2Italy$1.28 B
3New Zealand$306.27 M
4Spain$243.19 M
5Australia$218.42 M
6Argentina$183.67 M
7Chile$160.18 M
8Portugal$72.39 M
9Germany$65.88 M
10South Africa$31.4 M

Top Gateways

RankPortYTD
1Port of Newark$1.76 B
2Port of Oakland, Calif.$678.76 M
3Port of Houston$239.14 M
4Port Miami$204.43 M
5Port of Boston$181.07 M
6Port of Virginia$180.98 M
7Port of Los Angeles$142.33 M
8Port of Savannah, Ga.$113.1 M
9Port of Long Beach$110.19 M
10Port of New York$98.32 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $4.2 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $1,758,363,688
2Port of Oakland, Calif. $678,760,328
3Port of Houston $239,143,740
4Port Miami $204,432,153
5Port of Boston $181,066,610
6Port of Virginia $180,982,596
7Port of Los Angeles $142,327,379
8Port of Savannah, Ga. $113,099,410
9Port of Long Beach $110,193,080
10Port of New York $98,316,452

U.S. imports of Wine increased 1.23 percent through August to $4.2 billion

U.S. imports of Wine increased 1.23 percent from $4.15 billion to $4.2 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 77 through August among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 75 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 August of this year the leading sources were No. 1 France, No. 2 Italy, 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 of Houston, No. 4 Port Miami and No. 5 Port of Boston.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 France, No. 2 Italy, 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 of Houston, No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 Port of Boston.

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1France $1,512,140,487
2Italy $1,282,362,825
3New Zealand $306,274,845
4Spain $243,187,111
5Australia $218,415,807
6Argentina $183,672,783
7Chile $160,184,078
8Portugal $72,385,340
9Germany $65,875,642
10South Africa $31,403,116

January – August 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 eight months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark rose 4.24 percent compared to last year to $1.76 billion.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. fell 1.34 percent compared to last year to $678.76 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 2.16 percent compared to last year to $239.14 million.
  • Port Miami rose 100.85 percent compared to last year to $204.43 million.
  • Port of Boston rose 4.89 percent compared to last year to $181.07 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 France increased $102.07 million, 7.24 percent, (36.02 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Italy decreased $43.71 million, 3.3 percent, (30.54 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 New Zealand increased $7.79 million, 2.61 percent, (7.29 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Spain decreased $1.44 million, 0.59 percent, (5.79 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Australia decreased $6.93 million, 3.08 percent, (5.2 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 84.85 percent of all these Wine imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $3.56 billion of the $4.2 billion total.

All totaled, 72.93 percent of all these Wine imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $3.06 billion of the $4.2 billion total