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

Imports: Plastic floor and wall coverings

Plastic floor and wall coverings, the No. 117 import by value totaled $253.72 million for the month of February, $596.76 million through February of 2019, and $3.38 billion 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
1China$519.26 M
2South Korea$41.78 M
3Canada$8.03 M
4Taiwan$7.76 M
5United Kingdom$3.29 M
6France$3.25 M
7Japan$2.7 M
8Vietnam$2.07 M
9Germany$1.73 M
10The Netherlands$1.64 M
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $596.76 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Savannah, Ga. $275,984,157
2Port of Los Angeles $85,237,089
3Port of Newark $45,930,061
4Port of Virginia $34,045,135
5Port of Seattle, Wash. $22,651,145
6Port of Houston $20,388,369
7Port of Long Beach $18,205,532
8Port of Baltimore, Md. $13,759,076
9Port of Tacoma, Wash. $10,724,570
10Port of New York $9,366,357

U.S. imports of Plastic floor and wall coverings increased 24.48 percent through February to $596.76 million

U.S. imports of Plastic floor and wall coverings increased 24.48 percent from $479.41 million to $596.76 million through the first two 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 117 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 147 for the last full year with a total value of $3.38 billion, a $1.08 billion, 46.99 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 South Korea, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Taiwan and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 Port of Seattle, Wash..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 South Korea, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Taiwan and No. 5 France. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Virginia, No. 4 Port of Long Beach and No. 5 Port of Newark.

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $519,257,188
2South Korea $41,775,225
3Canada $8,029,574
4Taiwan $7,764,783
5United Kingdom $3,292,219
6France $3,248,741
7Japan $2,696,253
8Vietnam $2,066,024
9Germany $1,725,889
10The Netherlands $1,642,547

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Atlanta/Savannah $491,886,806
2Los Angeles $220,023,931
3New York City $73,334,729
4Norfolk $64,756,172
5Seattle $59,904,512
6Houston $48,440,330
7Chicago $37,622,559
8San Francisco $29,628,783
9Baltimore $25,689,220
10Dallas $24,437,958

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 Savannah, Ga. rose 46.06 percent compared to last year to $275.98 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 15.81 percent compared to last year to $85.24 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 51.19 percent compared to last year to $45.93 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 21.63 percent compared to last year to $34.05 million.
  • Port of Seattle, Wash. fell 13.72 percent compared to last year to $22.65 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 increased $100.64 million, 24.04 percent, (87.01 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 South Korea increased $16.89 million, 67.87 percent, (7 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Canada decreased $380,575, 4.53 percent, (1.35 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Taiwan increased $2.55 million, 49.01 percent, (1.3 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 United Kingdom decreased $506,858, 13.34 percent, (0.55 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 97.21 percent of all these Plastic floor and wall coverings imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $580.12 million of the $596.76 million total.

All totaled, 77.73 percent of all these Plastic floor and wall coverings imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $463.85 million of the $596.76 million total