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

Imports: Misc. ceramic articles

Misc. ceramic articles, the No. 778 import by value totaled $11.03 million for the month of March, $31.2 million through March of 2019, and $151.32 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
1Japan$6.88 M
2China$6.16 M
3Spain$4.46 M
4Italy$3.35 M
5Vietnam$2.33 M
6Germany$1.71 M
7Canada$1.22 M
8Mexico$1.12 M
9India$666,724
10France$401,678
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U.S. imports of Misc. ceramic articles decreased 14.20 percent through March to $31.2 million

U.S. imports of Misc. ceramic articles decreased 14.20 percent from $36.37 million to $31.2 million through the first three 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 778 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 749 for the last full year with a total value of $151.32 million, a $6.77 million, 4.68 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 China, 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 Newark, No. 4 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio 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 Japan and No. 5 Spain. 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.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Japan $6,883,214
2China $6,157,310
3Spain $4,455,574
4Italy $3,348,471
5Vietnam $2,332,358
6Germany $1,705,453
7Canada $1,222,415
8Mexico $1,117,442
9India $666,724
10France $401,678

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $8,559,619
2San Francisco $8,209,237
3Cleveland $3,747,967
4New York City $3,732,389
5Houston $2,814,309
6Norfolk $2,174,526
7Atlanta/Savannah $1,893,069
8Miami $1,872,149
9New Orleans $1,538,076
10Dallas $1,529,200

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • San Francisco International Airport, Calif. rose 19.2 percent compared to last year to $4.84 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 40.35 percent compared to last year to $3.89 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 32.05 percent compared to last year to $2.16 million.
  • Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio rose 48.56 percent compared to last year to $2.16 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 11.16 percent compared to last year to $2 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 Japan increased $4.08 million, 145.38 percent, (22.06 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China decreased $8.57 million, 58.19 percent, (19.73 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Spain increased $1.91 million, 75.36 percent, (14.28 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Italy decreased $1.12 million, 25.02 percent, (10.73 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Vietnam decreased $124,440, 5.07 percent, (7.47 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 74.28 percent of all these Misc. ceramic articles imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $23.18 million of the $31.2 million total.

All totaled, 48.25 percent of all these Misc. ceramic articles imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $15.06 million of the $31.2 million total