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

Imports: Containers for compressed gas

Containers for compressed gas, the No. 660 import by value totaled $19.68 million for the month of February, $38.41 million through February of 2019, and $314.45 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 Sources

RankCountryYTD
1Mexico$12.41 M
2China$9.59 M
3South Korea$3.31 M
4Thailand$2.4 M
5Malaysia$1.99 M
6Canada$1.93 M
7India$1.09 M
8Italy$905,033
9Portugal$662,761
10Qatar$600,000
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $38.41 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas $9,684,005
2Port of Newark $3,914,991
3Chicago O’Hare International Airport $3,224,191
4Port of Los Angeles $3,106,328
5Port of Virginia $3,101,275
6Port Laredo $2,038,592
7Port of Houston $1,562,806
8Port of Port Arthur, Texas $1,520,641
9Port of Savannah, Ga. $1,209,000
10Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $1,117,079

U.S. imports of Containers for compressed gas decreased 23.80 percent through February to $38.41 million

U.S. imports of Containers for compressed gas decreased 23.80 percent from $50.4 million to $38.41 million through the first two 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 660 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 584 for the last full year with a total value of $314.45 million, a $46.72 million, 17.45 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 China, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 Thailand and No. 5 Malaysia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 Thailand and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Virginia, No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Port of Newark.

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $12,406,605
2China $9,588,638
3South Korea $3,312,377
4Thailand $2,395,397
5Malaysia $1,993,606
6Canada $1,928,223
7India $1,085,344
8Italy $905,033
9Portugal $662,761
10Qatar $600,000

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $22,890,511
2Chicago $15,250,738
3Los Angeles $10,793,226
4Houston $8,093,514
5Norfolk $7,083,654
6Cleveland $5,802,825
7Jacksonville/Tampa $5,784,385
8New Orleans $4,710,645
9New York City $4,556,210
10Great Falls, Mont. $4,065,485

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas rose 19.55 percent compared to last year to $9.68 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 107.84 percent compared to last year to $3.91 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 188.14 percent compared to last year to $3.22 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 58.37 percent compared to last year to $3.11 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 4.43 percent compared to last year to $3.1 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 Mexico increased $327,753, 2.71 percent, (32.3 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China decreased $9.78 million, 50.49 percent, (24.97 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 South Korea decreased $624,574, 15.86 percent, (8.62 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Thailand increased $330,851, 16.03 percent, (6.24 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Malaysia increased $287,345, 16.84 percent, (5.19 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 77.32 percent of all these Containers for compressed gas imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $29.7 million of the $38.41 million total.

All totaled, 59.97 percent of all these Containers for compressed gas imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $23.03 million of the $38.41 million total