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

Imports: Misc. articles of unhardened vulcanized rubber

Misc. articles of unhardened vulcanized rubber, the No. 107 import by value totaled $344.78 million for the month of December, $4.31 billion through December of 2018, and $3.94 billion 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$874.06 M
2Mexico$761.87 M
3Canada$456.59 M
4Japan$452.33 M
5Germany$272.38 M
6Taiwan$255.79 M
7South Korea$198.51 M
8France$121.4 M
9Vietnam$96.69 M
10India$92.26 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $4.31 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $720,101,824
2Port Laredo $445,359,588
3Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $339,958,090
4Port of Newark $331,851,985
5Port of Long Beach $230,274,364
6Port of Charleston $197,853,881
7Port of Savannah, Ga. $189,536,074
8Chicago O’Hare International Airport $185,098,382
9Port of Tacoma, Wash. $152,165,115
10Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $124,204,498

U.S. imports of Misc. articles of unhardened vulcanized rubber increased 9.16 percent through December to $4.31 billion

U.S. imports of Misc. articles of unhardened vulcanized rubber increased 9.16 percent from $3.94 billion to $4.31 billion 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 107 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 110 for the last full year with a total value of $3.94 billion, a $123.11 million, 3.22 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $874,064,399
2Mexico $761,871,687
3Canada $456,586,048
4Japan $452,327,821
5Germany $272,375,171
6Taiwan $255,789,879
7South Korea $198,511,567
8France $121,398,993
9Vietnam $96,685,675
10India $92,256,130

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $137,015,075
2Detroit $134,801,079
3Chicago $108,069,107
4Los Angeles $102,918,922
5Cleveland $85,081,425
6New York City $60,118,278
7Atlanta/Savannah $55,627,787
8New Orleans $47,603,232
9Charleston $44,989,025
10San Diego $27,021,167

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles rose 9.84 percent compared to last year to $720.1 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 14.69 percent compared to last year to $445.36 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 4.7 percent compared to last year to $339.96 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 14.55 percent compared to last year to $331.85 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 1.57 percent compared to last year to $230.27 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 $111.94 million, 14.69 percent, (20.3 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico increased $61.47 million, 8.78 percent, (17.69 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Canada increased $25.9 million, 6.01 percent, (10.6 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Japan increased $1.99 million, 0.44 percent, (10.51 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany increased $21.41 million, 8.53 percent, (6.33 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 65.43 percent of all these Misc. articles of unhardened vulcanized rubber imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $2.82 billion of the $4.31 billion total.

All totaled, 48.02 percent of all these Misc. articles of unhardened vulcanized rubber imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $2.07 billion of the $4.31 billion total