Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through June 2020.

Imports: Containers for compressed gas

Containers for compressed gas, the No. 586 import by value totaled $25.59 million for the month of June, $142.18 million through June of 2020, and $291.47 million for all of 2019, 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$40.36 M
2Mexico$33.11 M
3South Korea$11.18 M
4Thailand$10.04 M
5India$8.27 M
6Canada$6.73 M
7Malaysia$5.29 M
8Italy$5.03 M
9Taiwan$3.96 M
10Vietnam$3.66 M
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U.S. imports of Containers for compressed gas decreased 4.77 percent through June to $142.18 million

U.S. imports of Containers for compressed gas decreased 4.77 percent from $149.3 million to $142.18 million through the first six months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 586 through June among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 600 for the last full year with a total value of $291.47 million, a $22.98 million, 7.31 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through June of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 Thailand and No. 5 India. The leading gateways were No. 1 Eagle Pass, No. 2 Port of Houston, No. 3 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Port of Newark.

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 China, No. 3 Thailand, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Eagle Pass, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 Port of Houston.

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Eagle Pass fell 24.88 percent compared to last year to $23.04 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 64.28 percent compared to last year to $15.68 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 92.04 percent compared to last year to $14.54 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 3.59 percent compared to last year to $14.25 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 0.45 percent compared to last year to $13.68 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 $2.39 million, 6.28 percent, (28.39 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico decreased $10.23 million, 23.61 percent, (23.28 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 South Korea increased $1.81 million, 19.36 percent, (7.86 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Thailand decreased $1.3 million, 11.43 percent, (7.06 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 India increased $1.16 million, 16.25 percent, (5.82 percent market share).

All totaled, 72.41 percent of all these Containers for compressed gas imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through June of this year. That is equal to $102.96 million of the $142.18 million total.

All totaled, 57.1 percent of all these Containers for compressed gas imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through June of this year. That is equal to $81.18 million of the $142.18 million total