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

Imports: Natural cork in strips, blocks or sheets

Natural cork in strips, blocks or sheets, the No. 1202 import by value totaled $47,571 for the month of December, $1.02 million through December of 2018, and $875,063 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
1Portugal$759,890
2China$177,528
3Spain$34,763
4United Kingdom$26,101
5Italy$19,123
6Mexico$3,891
7Indonesia$3,506
8Brazil$0
9Hong Kong$0
10Germany$0
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.02 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $408,244
2Port of Los Angeles $166,928
3Port of Baltimore, Md. $135,892
4Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $116,927
5Port of Newark $38,002
6Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $26,672
7John F. Kennedy International Airport $25,281
8Port of New Orleans $20,550
9Los Angeles International Airport $17,537
10Port of Houston $11,485

U.S. imports of Natural cork in strips, blocks or sheets increased 17.11 percent through December to $1.02 million

U.S. imports of Natural cork in strips, blocks or sheets increased 17.11 percent from $875,063 to $1.02 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 1202 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1206 for the last full year with a total value of $875,063, a $109,585, 14.32 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Portugal, No. 2 China, No. 3 Spain, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 Italy. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Baltimore, Md., No. 4 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. and No. 5 Port of Newark.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Portugal, No. 2 China, No. 3 Spain, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash., No. 3 Port of Baltimore, Md., No. 4 Port of Seattle, Wash. and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Portugal $759,890
2China $177,528
3Spain $34,763
4United Kingdom $26,101
5Italy $19,123
6Mexico $3,891
7Indonesia $3,506
8Canada $0
9Brazil $0
10Germany $0

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $92,533
2Los Angeles $26,722
3Seattle $18,298
4Honolulu $17,501
5San Francisco $8,923
6Cleveland $8,712
7New Orleans $7,128
8Dallas $3,453
9St. Albans, Vt. $2,575
10Ogdensburg, N.Y. $2,485

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 3.84 percent compared to last year to $408,244.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 511.21 percent compared to last year to $166,928.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. fell 0.21 percent compared to last year to $135,892.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. fell 24.97 percent compared to last year to $116,927.
  • Port of Newark rose 50.79 percent compared to last year to $38,002.

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 Portugal increased $133,399, 21.29 percent, (74.15 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China decreased $23,444, 11.67 percent, (17.32 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Spain increased $14,532, 71.83 percent, (3.39 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 United Kingdom increased $26,101, 0 percent, (2.55 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Italy increased $14,972, 360.68 percent, (1.87 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 99.28 percent of all these Natural cork in strips, blocks or sheets imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $1.02 million of the $1.02 million total.

All totaled, 84.5 percent of all these Natural cork in strips, blocks or sheets imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $865,993 of the $1.02 million total