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

Imports: Wooden casks, barrels and vats

Wooden casks, barrels and vats, the No. 656 import by value totaled $6.27 million for the month of December, $243.36 million through December 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$218.22 M
2Hungary$4.58 M
3Italy$3.22 M
4China$2.94 M
5Portugal$2.61 M
6Mexico$2.43 M
7Spain$2.31 M
8Chile$1.9 M
9Australia$1.35 M
10Canada$1.3 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $243.36 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Oakland, Calif. $183,681,270
2Port of Seattle, Wash. $26,164,465
3Port of Newark $12,377,008
4Port of Virginia $8,668,274
5Port Laredo $2,057,645
6Port of Los Angeles $1,616,352
7Port of San Francisco, Calif. $1,332,984
8Port of Tacoma, Wash. $1,229,414
9Port of Houston $977,850
10Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico $939,747

U.S. imports of Wooden casks, barrels and vats decreased 0.93 percent through December to $243.36 million

U.S. imports of Wooden casks, barrels and vats decreased 0.93 percent from $245.65 million to $243.36 million in 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 656 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 628 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 December 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 Spain. 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1France $218,219,662
2Hungary $4,584,741
3Italy $3,223,156
4China $2,943,600
5Portugal $2,607,209
6Mexico $2,431,413
7Spain $2,308,733
8Chile $1,900,448
9Australia $1,350,899
10Canada $1,296,116

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1St. Louis $6,673,750
2San Francisco $6,131,483
3Laredo $499,895
4Seattle $312,073
5New York City $283,741
6Cleveland $205,046
7Norfolk $183,163
8St. Albans, Vt. $166,413
9Los Angeles $165,029
10Baltimore $106,032

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Oakland, Calif. fell 1.5 percent compared to last year to $183.68 million.
  • Port of Seattle, Wash. rose 57.03 percent compared to last year to $26.16 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 27.32 percent compared to last year to $12.38 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 78.4 percent compared to last year to $8.67 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 66.17 percent compared to last year to $2.06 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 $4.37 million, 1.97 percent, (89.67 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Hungary decreased $530,257, 10.37 percent, (1.88 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Italy decreased $55,936, 1.71 percent, (1.32 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 China increased $1.71 million, 138.53 percent, (1.21 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Portugal decreased $175,034, 6.29 percent, (1.07 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 95.16 percent of all these Wooden casks, barrels and vats imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $231.58 million of the $243.36 million total.

All totaled, 95.72 percent of all these Wooden casks, barrels and vats imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $232.95 million of the $243.36 million total