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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through August 2019.

Imports: Newspapers, journals, periodicals

Newspapers, journals, periodicals, the No. 852 import by value totaled $6.83 million for the month of August, $60.5 million through August of 2019, and $103.31 million for all of 2018, 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
1United Kingdom$38.01 M
2Canada$12.97 M
3South Korea$1.32 M
4Japan$1.3 M
5China$1.24 M
6Spain$803,569
7Italy$776,697
8France$707,931
9Germany$505,717
10Russia$395,529
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U.S. imports of Newspapers, journals, periodicals decreased 10.05 percent through August to $60.5 million

U.S. imports of Newspapers, journals, periodicals decreased 10.05 percent from $67.26 million to $60.5 million through the first eight months of 2019 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 852 through August among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 839 for the last full year with a total value of $103.31 million, a $4.86 million, 4.49 percent decreased from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the leading sources were No. 1 United Kingdom, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Chester, Penn., No. 2 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y., No. 3 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 4 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 United Kingdom, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 China and No. 5 Italy. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Chester, Penn., No. 2 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y., No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY and No. 5 John F. Kennedy International Airport.

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1United Kingdom $38,013,121
2Canada $12,972,724
3South Korea $1,315,024
4Japan $1,302,823
5China $1,242,339
6Spain $803,569
7Italy $776,697
8France $707,931
9Germany $505,717
10Russia $395,529

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Philadelphia $20,707,301
2New York City $3,038,546
3Ogdensburg, N.Y. $2,888,886
4Buffalo $1,468,064
5Detroit $1,330,199
6Los Angeles $1,100,492
7Seattle $976,313
8Pembina, N.D. $722,205
9Baltimore $660,714
10St. Albans, Vt. $397,132

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Chester, Penn. fell 7.01 percent compared to last year to $35.72 million.
  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. fell 20.71 percent compared to last year to $4.07 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 1.83 percent compared to last year to $2.98 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 31.49 percent compared to last year to $2.39 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 80.21 percent compared to last year to $2.16 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 United Kingdom decreased $5.02 million, 11.66 percent, (62.83 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada decreased $2.69 million, 17.19 percent, (21.44 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 South Korea increased $713,684, 118.68 percent, (2.17 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Japan increased $561,453, 75.73 percent, (2.15 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 China increased $241,954, 24.19 percent, (2.05 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 90.65 percent of all these Newspapers, journals, periodicals imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $54.85 million of the $60.5 million total.

All totaled, 78.21 percent of all these Newspapers, journals, periodicals imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $47.31 million of the $60.5 million total