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

Imports: Misc. ceramic articles

Misc. ceramic articles, the No. 753 import by value totaled $12.09 million for the month of October, $128.55 million through October 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$43.04 M
2Italy$19.76 M
3Spain$15.92 M
4Japan$13.8 M
5Germany$8.37 M
6Vietnam$6.2 M
7Canada$4.79 M
8Mexico$3.94 M
9South Korea$1.85 M
10India$1.53 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $128.55 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $18,634,177
2San Francisco International Airport, Calif. $15,895,091
3Port of Newark $10,066,213
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $9,210,620
5Port of Virginia $8,382,494
6Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $7,221,469
7Port of Houston $6,869,086
8Los Angeles International Airport $6,692,851
9Port of Oakland, Calif. $4,534,546
10Port of Long Beach $4,207,148

U.S. imports of Misc. ceramic articles increased 6.93 percent through October to $128.55 million

U.S. imports of Misc. ceramic articles increased 6.93 percent from $120.23 million to $128.55 million through the first 10 months of 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 753 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 748 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 October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Italy, No. 3 Spain, No. 4 Japan 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 – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $43,038,436
2Italy $19,763,025
3Spain $15,917,523
4Japan $13,799,522
5Germany $8,372,427
6Vietnam $6,200,456
7Canada $4,789,603
8Mexico $3,938,986
9South Korea $1,851,175
10India $1,534,945

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $5,347,592
2San Francisco $4,149,976
3New York City $1,900,138
4Cleveland $1,471,821
5Atlanta/Savannah $1,268,163
6Norfolk $1,056,328
7Miami $809,515
8Dallas $772,492
9New Orleans $767,002
10Houston $748,264

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles rose 14.24 percent compared to last year to $18.63 million.
  • San Francisco International Airport, Calif. rose 1.3 percent compared to last year to $15.9 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 4.52 percent compared to last year to $10.07 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 58.1 percent compared to last year to $9.21 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 13.59 percent compared to last year to $8.38 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 $993,566, 2.26 percent, (33.48 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Italy increased $4.32 million, 27.98 percent, (15.37 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Spain increased $4.63 million, 40.96 percent, (12.38 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Japan increased $4.71 million, 51.87 percent, (10.73 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany decreased $5.37 million, 39.07 percent, (6.51 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 78.48 percent of all these Misc. ceramic articles imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $100.89 million of the $128.55 million total.

All totaled, 48.38 percent of all these Misc. ceramic articles imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $62.19 million of the $128.55 million total