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

Imports: Carpets, other tufted textile floor coverings

Carpets, other tufted textile floor coverings, the No. 359 import by value totaled $79.81 million for the month of October, $781.94 million through October of 2018, and $862.92 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 Sources

RankCountryYTD
1China$290.31 M
2India$237.66 M
3Canada$67.92 M
4Mexico$34.59 M
5The Netherlands$30.48 M
6South Korea$23.48 M
7Egypt$20.74 M
8Belgium$14.48 M
9Turkey$9.3 M
10Germany$8.24 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $781.94 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Savannah, Ga. $201,175,458
2Port of Newark $135,425,127
3Port of Los Angeles $116,875,324
4Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $47,048,754
5Port of Virginia $38,581,467
6Port Laredo $33,922,127
7Port of Charleston $31,499,866
8Port of Long Beach $30,653,891
9Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $19,219,707
10Port of Houston $14,273,046

U.S. imports of Carpets, other tufted textile floor coverings increased 9.37 percent through October to $781.94 million

U.S. imports of Carpets, other tufted textile floor coverings increased 9.37 percent from $714.95 million to $781.94 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 359 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 353 for the last full year with a total value of $862.92 million, a $7.94 million, 0.93 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 India, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 The Netherlands. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 India, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Mexico. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $290,313,737
2India $237,658,758
3Canada $67,916,842
4Mexico $34,589,985
5The Netherlands $30,475,995
6South Korea $23,482,517
7Egypt $20,739,331
8Belgium $14,483,627
9Turkey $9,298,289
10Germany $8,243,956

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Atlanta/Savannah $40,872,089
2Los Angeles $27,339,073
3New York City $23,035,587
4Detroit $12,083,966
5Laredo $7,251,794
6Cleveland $5,228,234
7Buffalo $4,437,518
8Norfolk $3,218,694
9Charleston $2,838,383
10Dallas $2,695,474

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:

  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 12.15 percent compared to last year to $201.18 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 13.02 percent compared to last year to $135.43 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 23.65 percent compared to last year to $116.88 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 30.55 percent compared to last year to $47.05 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 4.63 percent compared to last year to $38.58 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 China increased $57.46 million, 24.68 percent, (37.13 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 India increased $7.64 million, 3.32 percent, (30.39 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Canada decreased $12.37 million, 15.41 percent, (8.69 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Mexico increased $7.23 million, 26.45 percent, (4.42 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 The Netherlands increased $11.42 million, 59.92 percent, (3.9 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 84.53 percent of all these Carpets, other tufted textile floor coverings imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $660.96 million of the $781.94 million total.

All totaled, 68.94 percent of all these Carpets, other tufted textile floor coverings imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $539.11 million of the $781.94 million total