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

Imports: Wooden casks, barrels and vats

Wooden casks, barrels and vats, the No. 628 import by value totaled $9.94 million for the month of October, $229.6 million through October of 2018, and $245.65 million 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$206.87 M
2Hungary$4.4 M
3Italy$2.98 M
4China$2.74 M
5Portugal$2.52 M
6Spain$2.07 M
7Mexico$1.75 M
8Chile$1.56 M
9Australia$1.3 M
10Canada$1.28 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $229.6 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Oakland, Calif. $174,154,253
2Port of Seattle, Wash. $26,001,488
3Port of Newark $12,211,784
4Port of Virginia $6,187,080
5Port Laredo $1,503,350
6Port of San Francisco, Calif. $1,332,984
7Port of Los Angeles $1,302,397
8Port of Tacoma, Wash. $1,229,414
9Port of Houston $926,886
10Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico $797,840

U.S. imports of Wooden casks, barrels and vats decreased 1.85 percent through October to $229.6 million

U.S. imports of Wooden casks, barrels and vats decreased 1.85 percent from $233.94 million to $229.6 million 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 628 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 594 for the last full year with a total value of $245.65 million, a $36.73 million, 17.58 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 France, No. 2 Hungary, No. 3 Italy, No. 4 China and No. 5 Portugal. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Oakland, Calif., No. 2 Port of Seattle, Wash., No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 Port Laredo.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 France, No. 2 Hungary, No. 3 Italy, No. 4 Portugal and No. 5 Chile. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Oakland, Calif., No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Seattle, Wash., No. 4 Port of Tacoma, Wash. and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1France $206,865,121
2Hungary $4,397,373
3Italy $2,976,377
4China $2,739,468
5Portugal $2,522,808
6Spain $2,069,561
7Mexico $1,746,618
8Chile $1,560,269
9Australia $1,304,740
10Canada $1,276,618

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1St. Louis $5,196,260
2San Francisco $2,273,383
3Laredo $235,810
4New York City $200,448
5Seattle $199,318
6St. Albans, Vt. $166,413
7Norfolk $157,149
8Baltimore $106,032
9Cleveland $74,867
10Ogdensburg, N.Y. $51,810

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 Oakland, Calif. fell 3.21 percent compared to last year to $174.15 million.
  • Port of Seattle, Wash. rose 56.63 percent compared to last year to $26 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 11.19 percent compared to last year to $12.21 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 40.59 percent compared to last year to $6.19 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 59.14 percent compared to last year to $1.5 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 decreased $6.36 million, 2.98 percent, (90.1 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Hungary decreased $369,250, 7.75 percent, (1.92 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Italy decreased $229,233, 7.15 percent, (1.3 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 China increased $1.61 million, 141.89 percent, (1.19 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Portugal decreased $160,417, 5.98 percent, (1.1 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 95.6 percent of all these Wooden casks, barrels and vats imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $219.5 million of the $229.6 million total.

All totaled, 95.84 percent of all these Wooden casks, barrels and vats imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $220.06 million of the $229.6 million total