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

Exports: Plastic tubes, hoses and fittings

Plastic tubes, hoses and fittings, the No. 105 export by value totaled $256.22 million for the month of July, $1.78 billion through July of 2019, and $3.09 billion 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
1Mexico$617.38 M
2Canada$378.98 M
3China$74.38 M
4Singapore$66.21 M
5United Kingdom$57.52 M
6France$45.16 M
7Saudi Arabia$37.44 M
8Costa Rica$36.8 M
9Germany$36.68 M
10Japan$31.83 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.78 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $240,855,136
2Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $121,645,179
3El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $104,633,896
4Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $76,696,906
5Port of Houston $71,353,965
6Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $60,731,554
7Port of New Orleans $54,780,743
8Low-Valued Imports and Exports $54,271,831
9Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $53,275,766
10Pharr International Bridge in Texas $52,077,883

U.S. exports of Plastic tubes, hoses and fittings decreased 3.38 percent through July to $1.78 billion

U.S. exports of Plastic tubes, hoses and fittings decreased 3.38 percent from $1.84 billion to $1.78 billion through the first seven 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 105 through July among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 104 for the last full year with a total value of $3.09 billion, a $372.25 million, 13.69 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through July of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 Singapore and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif., No. 3 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 4 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY and No. 5 Port of Houston.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 3 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif., No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $617,375,690
2Canada $378,982,991
3China $74,382,552
4Singapore $66,207,860
5United Kingdom $57,519,984
6France $45,155,800
7Saudi Arabia $37,440,233
8Costa Rica $36,802,880
9Germany $36,684,776
10Japan $31,831,484

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $212,232,662
2San Diego $70,236,000
3Los Angeles $66,924,431
4El Paso $61,669,209
5Detroit $51,705,619
6New York City $43,457,792
7Miami $38,500,873
8Buffalo $38,457,776
9Houston $38,419,710
10Cleveland $27,298,499

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo fell 32.51 percent compared to last year to $240.86 million.
  • Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. rose 2.86 percent compared to last year to $121.65 million.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas fell 11.95 percent compared to last year to $104.63 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 4.04 percent compared to last year to $76.7 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 9.2 percent compared to last year to $71.35 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 Mexico decreased $121.53 million, 16.45 percent, (34.76 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $428,959, 0.11 percent, (21.34 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China increased $3.73 million, 5.28 percent, (4.19 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Singapore increased $20.41 million, 44.57 percent, (3.73 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 United Kingdom increased $9.45 million, 19.66 percent, (3.24 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 67.25 percent of all these Plastic tubes, hoses and fittings exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $1.19 billion of the $1.78 billion total.

All totaled, 34.64 percent of all these Plastic tubes, hoses and fittings exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $615.19 million of the $1.78 billion total