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

Imports: Wine

Wine, the No. 78 import by value totaled $420.82 million for the month of May, $2.39 billion through May of 2020, and $6.21 billion 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
1Italy$849.13 M
2France$694.66 M
3New Zealand$220.99 M
4Spain$138.74 M
5Australia$121.81 M
6Argentina$114.7 M
7Chile$94.83 M
8Portugal$47.92 M
9Germany$25.69 M
10South Africa$19.56 M

Top Gateways

RankPortYTD
1Port of Newark$1.09 B
2Port of Oakland, Calif.$351.67 M
3Port of Houston$121.34 M
4Port Miami$103.23 M
5Port of Virginia$90.23 M
6Port of Boston$86.05 M
7Port of Savannah, Ga.$78.31 M
8Port of Los Angeles$65.64 M
9Port of New York$59.43 M
10Port of Seattle, Wash.$55.34 M
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U.S. imports of Wine decreased 6.92 percent through May to $2.39 billion

U.S. imports of Wine decreased 6.92 percent from $2.57 billion to $2.39 billion through the first five 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 78 through May among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 79 for the last full year with a total value of $6.21 billion, a $9.26 million, 0.15 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through May 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 of Houston, No. 4 Port Miami and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

In the last previous full 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 Houston, No. 3 Port Miami, No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 Port of Boston.

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark rose 3.89 percent compared to last year to $1.09 billion.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. fell 16.03 percent compared to last year to $351.67 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 16.19 percent compared to last year to $121.34 million.
  • Port Miami fell 21.58 percent compared to last year to $103.23 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 18.41 percent compared to last year to $90.23 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 increased $50.67 million, 6.35 percent, (35.54 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 France decreased $178.65 million, 20.46 percent, (29.07 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 New Zealand increased $16.38 million, 8.01 percent, (9.25 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Spain decreased $9.15 million, 6.19 percent, (5.81 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Australia decreased $21.26 million, 14.86 percent, (5.1 percent market share).

All totaled, 84.76 percent of all these Wine imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $2.03 billion of the $2.39 billion total.

All totaled, 73.56 percent of all these Wine imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $1.76 billion of the $2.39 billion total