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

Imports: Diapers, tampons, sanitary napkins

Diapers, tampons, sanitary napkins, the No. 264 import by value totaled $104.98 million for the month of March, $310.28 million through March of 2020, and $1.21 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
1Canada$166.98 M
2Mexico$56.97 M
3China$38.66 M
4Germany$10.21 M
5South Korea$7.44 M
6Israel$6.71 M
7Italy$2.47 M
8Colombia$2.3 M
9Denmark$1.94 M
10Slovenia$1.84 M
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January – March 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $310.28 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $105,501,007
2Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $31,608,224
3Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $25,531,262
4Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. $21,777,518
5Port of Los Angeles $18,505,213
6Port of Virginia $13,561,590
7Port of Newark $10,151,000
8Port Laredo $9,428,308
9Chicago O’Hare International Airport $7,619,749
10Port of Long Beach $7,535,229

U.S. imports of Diapers, tampons, sanitary napkins increased 0.80 percent through March to $310.28 million

U.S. imports of Diapers, tampons, sanitary napkins increased 0.80 percent from $307.83 million to $310.28 million through the first three 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 264 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 284 for the last full year with a total value of $1.21 billion, a $28.35 million, 2.40 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 China, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y., No. 3 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif., No. 4 Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 China, No. 4 Israel and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif., No. 4 Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. and No. 5 Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz..

January – March 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $166,979,194
2Mexico $56,973,259
3China $38,657,449
4Germany $10,211,151
5South Korea $7,440,963
6Israel $6,713,012
7Italy $2,465,135
8Colombia $2,296,261
9Denmark $1,939,781
10Slovenia $1,836,689

January – March 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $35,980,544
2Ogdensburg, N.Y. $8,169,536
3Chicago $7,243,527
4San Diego $5,807,851
5New York City $4,822,068
6Laredo $3,095,664
7Los Angeles $3,005,444
8Phoenix/Nogales $2,998,617
9Buffalo $2,774,792
10Norfolk $2,763,121

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 2.24 percent compared to last year to $105.5 million.
  • Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. rose 22.05 percent compared to last year to $31.61 million.
  • Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. rose 3.55 percent compared to last year to $25.53 million.
  • Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. rose 32.25 percent compared to last year to $21.78 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 12.5 percent compared to last year to $18.51 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 Canada increased $12.21 million, 7.89 percent, (53.82 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico decreased $18.81 million, 24.82 percent, (18.36 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China increased $1.25 million, 3.34 percent, (12.46 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany increased $2.85 million, 38.79 percent, (3.29 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 South Korea increased $6.73 million, 947.89 percent, (2.4 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 90.33 percent of all these Diapers, tampons, sanitary napkins imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $280.26 million of the $310.28 million total.

All totaled, 65.4 percent of all these Diapers, tampons, sanitary napkins imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $202.92 million of the $310.28 million total