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

Imports: Newspapers, journals, periodicals

Newspapers, journals, periodicals, the No. 830 import by value totaled $3.21 million for the month of April, $23.98 million through April 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$15.78 M
2Canada$4.62 M
3Germany$593,182
4France$581,663
5South Korea$418,523
6China$300,742
7Spain$242,947
8Japan$223,183
9Poland$201,882
10Mexico$184,260
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U.S. imports of Newspapers, journals, periodicals decreased 4.24 percent through March to $20.77 million

U.S. imports of Newspapers, journals, periodicals decreased 4.24 percent from $21.69 million to $20.77 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 830 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 846 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 March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 United Kingdom, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 France, No. 4 Germany 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, theleading sources were No. 1 United Kingdom, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 China and No. 5 Spain. 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.

January – March 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1United Kingdom $13,622,994
2Canada $4,133,865
3France $559,053
4Germany $458,481
5South Korea $301,148
6Spain $234,315
7Japan $208,659
8Poland $183,076
9China $171,697
10Mexico $156,886

January – March 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Philadelphia $4,380,346
2Ogdensburg, N.Y. $684,997
3New York City $378,415
4Buffalo $343,108
5Detroit $241,111
6Seattle $194,319
7St. Albans, Vt. $193,385
8Pembina, N.D. $128,966
9Los Angeles $118,478
10San Juan $81,166

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:

  • Port of Chester, Penn. rose 2.65 percent compared to last year to $12.88 million.
  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. rose 2.22 percent compared to last year to $1.27 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 50.47 percent compared to last year to $1.2 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 9.8 percent compared to last year to $794,646.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. rose 41.35 percent compared to last year to $623,022.

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 increased $170,074, 1.26 percent, (65.6 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada decreased $702,145, 14.52 percent, (19.91 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 France increased $307,567, 122.3 percent, (2.69 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany increased $264,171, 135.95 percent, (2.21 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 South Korea decreased $457,661, 60.31 percent, (1.45 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 91.86 percent of all these Newspapers, journals, periodicals imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $19.08 million of the $20.77 million total.

All totaled, 80.75 percent of all these Newspapers, journals, periodicals imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $16.77 million of the $20.77 million total