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

Exports: Plastic floor and wall coverings

Plastic floor and wall coverings, the No. 471 export by value totaled $27.77 million for the month of August, $211.23 million through August of 2019, and $304.14 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 Markets

RankCountryYTD
1Canada$123.25 M
2Mexico$13.22 M
3United Kingdom$9.8 M
4Germany$5.42 M
5The Netherlands$3.86 M
6Japan$3.61 M
7Australia$3.44 M
8Hong Kong$3.1 M
9Saudi Arabia$2.83 M
10Spain$2.72 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $211.23 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $27,833,814
2Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $26,605,950
3Low-Valued Imports and Exports $16,485,576
4Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $15,966,719
5Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $14,823,940
6Port of Savannah, Ga. $13,351,185
7Port Laredo $9,443,683
8Port of New York $8,304,734
9John F. Kennedy International Airport $6,729,608
10Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $5,835,843

U.S. exports of Plastic floor and wall coverings increased 3.00 percent through August to $211.23 million

U.S. exports of Plastic floor and wall coverings increased 3.00 percent from $205.08 million to $211.23 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 471 through August among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 490 for the last full year with a total value of $304.14 million, a $18.48 million, 5.73 percent decrease from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 The Netherlands. The leading gateways were No. 1 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 2 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Low-Valued Imports and Exports, No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 Belgium. The leading gateways were No. 1 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 2 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Low-Valued Imports and Exports, No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D..

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $123,251,531
2Mexico $13,220,995
3United Kingdom $9,802,538
4Germany $5,417,899
5The Netherlands $3,863,945
6Japan $3,608,291
7Australia $3,441,888
8Hong Kong $3,103,087
9Saudi Arabia $2,834,087
10Spain $2,721,230

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $18,563,392
2Buffalo $14,282,670
3New York City $8,660,664
4Pembina, N.D. $7,809,044
5Low Value Shipments $7,239,927
6Atlanta/Savannah $6,215,888
7Los Angeles $4,265,358
8Laredo $4,127,104
9Seattle $2,992,986
10Chicago $2,794,068

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:

  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 4.32 percent compared to last year to $27.83 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 7.96 percent compared to last year to $26.61 million.
  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports rose 3.34 percent compared to last year to $16.49 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 1.06 percent compared to last year to $15.97 million.
  • Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. rose 12.78 percent compared to last year to $14.82 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. exports to No. 1 Canada increased $4.59 million, 3.87 percent, (58.35 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $750,276, 5.37 percent, (6.26 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 United Kingdom increased $4.51 million, 85.35 percent, (4.64 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Germany decreased $1.63 million, 23.16 percent, (2.56 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 The Netherlands decreased $143,349, 3.58 percent, (1.83 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 73.64 percent of all these Plastic floor and wall coverings exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $155.56 million of the $211.23 million total.

All totaled, 48.16 percent of all these Plastic floor and wall coverings exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $101.72 million of the $211.23 million total