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

Imports: Fireworks

Fireworks, the No. 473 import by value totaled $86.03 million for the month of May, $185.95 million through May of 2020, and $335.83 million 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
1China$179.3 M
2Spain$2.46 M
3Thailand$953,806
4Hong Kong$807,021
5Germany$698,887
6Japan$421,188
7Sweden$380,086
8Italy$259,913
9United Kingdom$250,359
10Taiwan$148,365
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U.S. imports of Fireworks decreased 13.00 percent through May to $185.95 million

U.S. imports of Fireworks decreased 13.00 percent from $213.74 million to $185.95 million 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 473 through May among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 485 for the last full year with a total value of $335.83 million, a $23.51 million, 6.54 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through May of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Spain, No. 3 Thailand, No. 4 Hong Kong and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Long Beach, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port of Charleston and No. 5 Port of Oakland, Calif..

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Hong Kong, No. 3 Spain, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Italy. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Jacksonville, Fla., No. 4 Port Miami and No. 5 Port of Baltimore, Md..

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 Los Angeles rose 3.26 percent compared to last year to $76.93 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 13.41 percent compared to last year to $48.77 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 39.21 percent compared to last year to $22.81 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 2.98 percent compared to last year to $11.25 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. fell 21 percent compared to last year to $7.6 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 China decreased $22.25 million, 11.04 percent, (96.42 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Spain decreased $917,268, 27.15 percent, (1.32 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Thailand increased $142,758, 17.6 percent, (0.51 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Hong Kong decreased $2.92 million, 78.34 percent, (0.43 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany decreased $653,666, 48.33 percent, (0.38 percent market share).

All totaled, 99.07 percent of all these Fireworks imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $184.22 million of the $185.95 million total.

All totaled, 90.01 percent of all these Fireworks imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $167.37 million of the $185.95 million total