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

Imports: Value added to a returned import

Value added to a returned import, the No. 3 import by value totaled $6.51 billion for the month of February, $13.37 billion through February of 2020, and $86.4 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$2.59 B
2The Netherlands$1.31 B
3Switzerland$996.84 M
4Mexico$974.87 M
5Germany$890.79 M
6United Kingdom$784.47 M
7Ireland$560.16 M
8Singapore$522.33 M
9France$485.07 M
10Italy$480.58 M
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $13.37 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Chicago O’Hare International Airport $2,207,482,218
2John F. Kennedy International Airport $1,297,429,667
3Port of New Orleans $1,178,805,707
4Miami Int’l Airport $608,998,885
5Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $606,400,182
6Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $598,893,732
7Philadelphia International Airport $552,216,027
8Los Angeles International Airport $487,582,679
9Port of Newark $458,583,893
10Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas $380,864,356

U.S. imports of Value added to a returned import increased 8.57 percent through February to $13.37 billion

U.S. imports of Value added to a returned import increased 8.57 percent from $12.32 billion to $13.37 billion through the first two 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 3 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 5 for the last full year with a total value of $86.4 billion, a $11.06 billion, 14.69 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 The Netherlands, No. 3 Switzerland, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 2 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 3 Port of New Orleans, No. 4 Miami Int’l Airport and No. 5 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Switzerland, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 France and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 2 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 3 Port of New Orleans, No. 4 Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and No. 5 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich..

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $2,590,038,241
2The Netherlands $1,313,958,638
3Switzerland $996,841,847
4Mexico $974,866,799
5Germany $890,787,412
6United Kingdom $784,468,028
7Ireland $560,163,535
8Singapore $522,330,004
9France $485,067,103
10Italy $480,582,004

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $1,449,708,553
2Chicago $1,297,668,429
3Miami $478,685,006
4Cleveland $470,886,848
5New Orleans $453,906,488
6Detroit $411,787,924
7Philadelphia $347,415,724
8Atlanta/Savannah $317,965,557
9Los Angeles $293,838,862
10Dallas $261,187,289

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 21.26 percent compared to last year to $2.21 billion.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 3.14 percent compared to last year to $1.3 billion.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 1.01 percent compared to last year to $1.18 billion.
  • Miami Int’l Airport rose 1.06 percent compared to last year to $609 million.
  • Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio rose 29.77 percent compared to last year to $606.4 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 $352.77 million, 15.77 percent, (19.37 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 The Netherlands increased $581.63 million, 79.42 percent, (9.83 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Switzerland decreased $171.21 million, 14.66 percent, (7.45 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Mexico increased $91.87 million, 10.4 percent, (7.29 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany increased $102.66 million, 13.03 percent, (6.66 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 50.6 percent of all these Value added to a returned import imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $6.77 billion of the $13.37 billion total.

All totaled, 44.11 percent of all these Value added to a returned import imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $5.9 billion of the $13.37 billion total