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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through October 2018.

Imports: Wine

Wine, the No. 76 import by value totaled $597.6 million for the month of October, $5.2 billion through October of 2018, and $5.91 billion for all of 2017, 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$1.79 B
2Italy$1.65 B
3New Zealand$371.76 M
4Spain$305.3 M
5Australia$286.63 M
6Argentina$236.59 M
7Chile$201.57 M
8Portugal$92.32 M
9Germany$84.8 M
10South Africa$43.7 M

Top Gateways

RankPortYTD
1Port of Newark$2.12 B
2Port of Oakland, Calif.$848.68 M
3Port of Houston$306.81 M
4Port of Virginia$246.76 M
5Port Everglades, Fla.$216.1 M
6Port of Boston$215.4 M
7Port of Los Angeles$170.22 M
8Port of Long Beach$159.92 M
9Port of Savannah, Ga.$142.16 M
10Port Miami$133.56 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $5.2 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $2,122,923,405
2Port of Oakland, Calif. $848,681,293
3Port of Houston $306,813,635
4Port of Virginia $246,764,003
5Port Everglades, Fla. $216,099,315
6Port of Boston $215,396,671
7Port of Los Angeles $170,221,254
8Port of Long Beach $159,924,340
9Port of Savannah, Ga. $142,164,305
10Port Miami $133,562,731

U.S. imports of Wine increased 6.44 percent through October to $5.2 billion

U.S. imports of Wine increased 6.44 percent from $4.89 billion to $5.2 billion through the first 10 months of 2018 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 76 through October 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 $5.91 billion, a $364.6 million, 6.57 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October 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 of Virginia and No. 5 Port Everglades, Fla..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 France, No. 2 Italy, 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 Everglades, Fla..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1France $1,790,624,053
2Italy $1,652,927,103
3New Zealand $371,761,497
4Spain $305,296,948
5Australia $286,626,770
6Argentina $236,590,046
7Chile $201,568,349
8Portugal $92,318,893
9Germany $84,795,084
10South Africa $43,701,457

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $377,113,369
2San Francisco $169,907,187
3Miami $73,306,769
4Los Angeles $56,092,154
5Houston $46,462,141
6Atlanta/Savannah $37,359,736
7Norfolk $34,806,940
8Boston $33,810,058
9Seattle $27,288,020
10Charleston $18,638,544

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark rose 11.34 percent compared to last year to $2.12 billion.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 4.32 percent compared to last year to $848.68 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 7.1 percent compared to last year to $306.81 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 3.66 percent compared to last year to $246.76 million.
  • Port Everglades, Fla. rose 8.93 percent compared to last year to $216.1 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 $225.58 million, 14.41 percent, (34.42 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Italy increased $139.87 million, 9.24 percent, (31.77 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 New Zealand increased $15.8 million, 4.44 percent, (7.15 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Spain increased $11.21 million, 3.81 percent, (5.87 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Australia decreased $41.96 million, 12.77 percent, (5.51 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 84.71 percent of all these Wine imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $4.41 billion of the $5.2 billion total.

All totaled, 71.91 percent of all these Wine imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $3.74 billion of the $5.2 billion total