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

Imports: Misc. ceramic articles

Misc. ceramic articles, the No. 758 import by value totaled $11.58 million for the month of December, $151.32 million through December of 2018, and $144.56 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$47.34 M
2Italy$23.3 M
3Japan$19.02 M
4Spain$18.6 M
5Germany$9.69 M
6Vietnam$6.97 M
7Canada$5.76 M
8Mexico$4.75 M
9India$1.92 M
10South Korea$1.92 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $151.32 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $21,100,430
2San Francisco International Airport, Calif. $19,409,596
3Port of Newark $12,152,358
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $9,766,516
5Port of Virginia $9,584,441
6Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $8,949,067
7Port of Houston $8,884,995
8Los Angeles International Airport $8,098,878
9Port of Oakland, Calif. $4,884,404
10Anchorage International Airport, Alaska $4,742,052

U.S. imports of Misc. ceramic articles increased 4.68 percent through December to $151.32 million

U.S. imports of Misc. ceramic articles increased 4.68 percent from $144.56 million to $151.32 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 758 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 746 for the last full year with a total value of $144.56 million, a $3.29 million, 2.22 percent decreased from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Italy, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Spain and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 San Francisco International Airport, Calif., No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Italy, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Spain and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 San Francisco International Airport, Calif., No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Los Angeles International Airport and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $47,337,917
2Italy $23,297,697
3Japan $19,019,136
4Spain $18,604,396
5Germany $9,690,789
6Vietnam $6,974,624
7Canada $5,763,397
8Mexico $4,752,493
9India $1,923,251
10South Korea $1,918,244

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $7,083,255
2San Francisco $6,273,244
3New York City $2,645,585
4Cleveland $2,540,168
5Houston $2,068,206
6Atlanta/Savannah $1,563,565
7Norfolk $1,548,589
8Miami $1,284,952
9New Orleans $1,173,096
10Chicago $1,069,531

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 7.13 percent compared to last year to $21.1 million.
  • San Francisco International Airport, Calif. rose 3.08 percent compared to last year to $19.41 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 11.34 percent compared to last year to $12.15 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 37.19 percent compared to last year to $9.77 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 6.71 percent compared to last year to $9.58 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 decreased $6.42 million, 11.93 percent, (31.28 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Italy increased $4.32 million, 22.79 percent, (15.4 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan increased $7.86 million, 70.51 percent, (12.57 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Spain increased $5.11 million, 37.86 percent, (12.29 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany decreased $6.22 million, 39.09 percent, (6.4 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 77.95 percent of all these Misc. ceramic articles imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $117.95 million of the $151.32 million total.

All totaled, 47.59 percent of all these Misc. ceramic articles imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $72.01 million of the $151.32 million total