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

Imports: Carpets, other tufted textile floor coverings

Carpets, other tufted textile floor coverings, the No. 365 import by value totaled $81.1 million for the month of December, $934.57 million through December 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$352.46 M
2India$283.8 M
3Canada$77.47 M
4Mexico$41.1 M
5The Netherlands$36.93 M
6South Korea$28.49 M
7Egypt$24.92 M
8Belgium$15.98 M
9Turkey$11.73 M
10Germany$9.16 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $934.57 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Savannah, Ga. $238,903,877
2Port of Newark $166,731,612
3Port of Los Angeles $143,664,011
4Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $51,393,528
5Port of Virginia $43,222,265
6Port Laredo $40,186,093
7Port of Charleston $37,056,538
8Port of Long Beach $36,165,447
9Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $22,535,916
10Port of Houston $17,327,041

U.S. imports of Carpets, other tufted textile floor coverings increased 8.30 percent through December to $934.57 million

U.S. imports of Carpets, other tufted textile floor coverings increased 8.30 percent from $862.92 million to $934.57 million in 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 365 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 355 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 December 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $352,463,442
2India $283,796,666
3Canada $77,467,771
4Mexico $41,096,658
5The Netherlands $36,928,323
6South Korea $28,486,789
7Egypt $24,915,797
8Belgium $15,982,454
9Turkey $11,726,334
10Germany $9,156,819

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Atlanta/Savannah $61,995,374
2Los Angeles $42,385,727
3New York City $38,089,799
4Detroit $15,608,856
5Laredo $10,344,003
6Cleveland $6,881,199
7Buffalo $5,830,867
8Dallas $5,454,901
9Norfolk $5,053,369
10Charleston $4,588,566

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 9.9 percent compared to last year to $238.9 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 16.8 percent compared to last year to $166.73 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 16.99 percent compared to last year to $143.66 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 34.41 percent compared to last year to $51.39 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 5.9 percent compared to last year to $43.22 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 $66.98 million, 23.46 percent, (37.71 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 India increased $10.46 million, 3.83 percent, (30.37 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Canada decreased $17.7 million, 18.6 percent, (8.29 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Mexico increased $7.7 million, 23.07 percent, (4.4 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 The Netherlands increased $11.98 million, 48.02 percent, (3.95 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 84.72 percent of all these Carpets, other tufted textile floor coverings imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $791.75 million of the $934.57 million total.

All totaled, 68.9 percent of all these Carpets, other tufted textile floor coverings imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $643.92 million of the $934.57 million total