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

Imports: Misc. ceramic articles

Misc. ceramic articles, the No. 759 import by value totaled $10.74 million for the month of February, $20.73 million through February of 2020, and $129.86 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
1Spain$5 M
2Italy$4.33 M
3China$3.13 M
4Japan$2.67 M
5Vietnam$1.19 M
6Germany$990,590
7India$626,155
8Mexico$483,077
9Canada$277,103
10South Korea$258,121
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $20.73 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $3,301,514
2Port of Houston $2,517,924
3Port of Virginia $2,222,269
4Port of Newark $1,969,806
5San Francisco International Airport, Calif. $1,472,357
6Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $1,418,355
7Port Miami $1,013,412
8Port of Savannah, Ga. $868,851
9Port of Long Beach $587,700
10Chicago O’Hare International Airport $585,824

U.S. imports of Misc. ceramic articles increased 2.75 percent through February to $20.73 million

U.S. imports of Misc. ceramic articles increased 2.75 percent from $20.17 million to $20.73 million through the first two 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 759 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 787 for the last full year with a total value of $129.86 million, a $21.46 million, 14.18 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

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

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

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Spain $5,002,615
2Italy $4,327,528
3China $3,125,875
4Japan $2,665,324
5Vietnam $1,194,711
6Germany $990,590
7India $626,155
8Mexico $483,077
9Canada $277,103
10South Korea $258,121

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $1,646,942
2New Orleans $1,543,227
3Houston $1,439,388
4Norfolk $1,278,923
5San Francisco $1,243,766
6Dallas $847,251
7Cleveland $690,592
8Miami $606,849
9St. Louis $527,574
10Chicago $527,546

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:

  • Port of Los Angeles rose 17.03 percent compared to last year to $3.3 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 165.29 percent compared to last year to $2.52 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 86.55 percent compared to last year to $2.22 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 24.17 percent compared to last year to $1.97 million.
  • San Francisco International Airport, Calif. fell 54.91 percent compared to last year to $1.47 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 Spain increased $2.43 million, 94.51 percent, (24.14 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Italy increased $2.05 million, 89.83 percent, (20.88 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China decreased $1.32 million, 29.64 percent, (15.08 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Japan decreased $1.76 million, 39.83 percent, (12.86 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Vietnam decreased $140,718, 10.54 percent, (5.76 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 78.72 percent of all these Misc. ceramic articles imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $16.32 million of the $20.73 million total.

All totaled, 55.41 percent of all these Misc. ceramic articles imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $11.48 million of the $20.73 million total