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

Imports: Newspapers, journals, periodicals

Newspapers, journals, periodicals, the No. 893 import by value totaled $3.11 million for the month of June, $28.92 million through June of 2020, and $90.31 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
1United Kingdom$17.58 M
2Canada$6.37 M
3Germany$942,924
4France$630,074
5South Korea$608,534
6China$490,731
7Japan$392,540
8Poland$303,847
9Mexico$299,451
10Spain$286,406
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U.S. imports of Newspapers, journals, periodicals decreased 36.79 percent through June to $28.92 million

U.S. imports of Newspapers, journals, periodicals decreased 36.79 percent from $45.75 million to $28.92 million through the first six 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 893 through June among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 850 for the last full year with a total value of $90.31 million, a $13 million, 12.58 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

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

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 United Kingdom, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 China and No. 5 Japan. 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.

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Chester, Penn. fell 38.68 percent compared to last year to $16.5 million.
  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. fell 42.77 percent compared to last year to $1.79 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 4.61 percent compared to last year to $1.77 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 43.3 percent compared to last year to $1.13 million.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. fell 34.07 percent compared to last year to $937,281.

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 $11.11 million, 38.73 percent, (60.79 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada decreased $3.68 million, 36.64 percent, (22.03 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany increased $591,848, 168.58 percent, (3.26 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 France increased $95,707, 17.91 percent, (2.18 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 South Korea decreased $532,036, 46.65 percent, (2.1 percent market share).

All totaled, 90.37 percent of all these Newspapers, journals, periodicals imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through June of this year. That is equal to $26.14 million of the $28.92 million total.

All totaled, 76.49 percent of all these Newspapers, journals, periodicals imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through June of this year. That is equal to $22.12 million of the $28.92 million total