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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through October 2018.

Exports: Plastic floor and wall coverings

Plastic floor and wall coverings, the No. 490 export by value totaled $25.92 million for the month of October, $258.13 million through October of 2018, and $322.62 million for all of 2017, 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$150.98 M
2Mexico$16.66 M
3Germany$8.06 M
4United Kingdom$7.52 M
5China$5.62 M
6Belgium$5.03 M
7The Netherlands$4.74 M
8Hong Kong$4.12 M
9Japan$3.97 M
10Australia$3.96 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $258.13 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $36,805,808
2Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $31,470,505
3Low-Valued Imports and Exports $20,375,332
4Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $19,638,083
5Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $16,923,567
6Port of Savannah, Ga. $11,957,641
7Port of New York $10,794,464
8Port Laredo $9,755,538
9John F. Kennedy International Airport $8,275,557
10Chicago O’Hare International Airport $8,183,104

U.S. exports of Plastic floor and wall coverings decreased 4.89 percent through October to $258.13 million

U.S. exports of Plastic floor and wall coverings decreased 4.89 percent from $271.39 million to $258.13 million through the first 10 months of 2018 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 490 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 463 for the last full year with a total value of $322.62 million, a $31.05 million, 10.65 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 China. 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 Belgium, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 United Kingdom. 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 – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $150,975,164
2Mexico $16,655,574
3Germany $8,055,319
4United Kingdom $7,522,072
5China $5,620,886
6Belgium $5,033,798
7The Netherlands $4,742,680
8Hong Kong $4,121,212
9Japan $3,969,149
10Australia $3,963,695

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $9,074,696
2Buffalo $7,088,823
3New York City $4,116,384
4Atlanta/Savannah $4,090,129
5Pembina, N.D. $3,964,068
6Low Value Shipments $3,619,066
7Los Angeles $2,329,068
8Laredo $2,023,309
9Portland, Maine $1,470,645
10Chicago $1,441,368

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 7.47 percent compared to last year to $36.81 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 5.2 percent compared to last year to $31.47 million.
  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports rose 5.18 percent compared to last year to $20.38 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 3.62 percent compared to last year to $19.64 million.
  • Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. fell 5.47 percent compared to last year to $16.92 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 decreased $6.43 million, 4.08 percent, (58.49 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $690,760, 4.33 percent, (6.45 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Germany increased $22,292, 0.28 percent, (3.12 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 United Kingdom increased $200,847, 2.74 percent, (2.91 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 China decreased $135,219, 2.35 percent, (2.18 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 73.15 percent of all these Plastic floor and wall coverings exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $188.83 million of the $258.13 million total.

All totaled, 48.51 percent of all these Plastic floor and wall coverings exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $125.21 million of the $258.13 million total