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

Imports: Plastic floor and wall coverings

Plastic floor and wall coverings, the No. 140 import by value totaled $341.94 million for the month of October, $2.65 billion through October of 2018, and $2.3 billion 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$2.25 B
2South Korea$179.21 M
3Canada$46.61 M
4France$28.65 M
5Taiwan$28.27 M
6United Kingdom$19.45 M
7Japan$18.28 M
8Hong Kong$17.06 M
9Belgium$11.78 M
10The Netherlands$10.5 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $2.65 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Savannah, Ga. $1,039,929,370
2Port of Los Angeles $416,012,532
3Port of Virginia $199,445,503
4Port of Long Beach $170,771,923
5Port of Newark $149,250,410
6Port of Seattle, Wash. $117,099,395
7Port of Houston $68,911,540
8Port of Baltimore, Md. $59,527,204
9Port of Oakland, Calif. $52,726,629
10Port of New York $52,093,528

U.S. imports of Plastic floor and wall coverings increased 40.73 percent through October to $2.65 billion

U.S. imports of Plastic floor and wall coverings increased 40.73 percent from $1.88 billion to $2.65 billion 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 140 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 175 for the last full year with a total value of $2.3 billion, a $506.32 million, 28.21 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 South Korea, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 France and No. 5 Taiwan. 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.

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 – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $2,249,830,493
2South Korea $179,209,147
3Canada $46,612,325
4France $28,647,109
5Taiwan $28,269,343
6United Kingdom $19,449,129
7Japan $18,282,521
8Hong Kong $17,064,364
9Belgium $11,782,955
10The Netherlands $10,499,374

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Atlanta/Savannah $187,028,150
2Los Angeles $77,554,108
3New York City $33,551,210
4Seattle $27,785,614
5Norfolk $26,898,813
6Chicago $18,181,392
7Houston $17,172,576
8Baltimore $12,535,978
9Dallas $10,890,189
10San Francisco $7,890,648

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 Savannah, Ga. rose 37.34 percent compared to last year to $1.04 billion.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 20.94 percent compared to last year to $416.01 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 57.93 percent compared to last year to $199.45 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 87.89 percent compared to last year to $170.77 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 54.91 percent compared to last year to $149.25 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 $743.91 million, 49.4 percent, (84.93 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 South Korea increased $15.94 million, 9.77 percent, (6.77 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Canada decreased $1.77 million, 3.65 percent, (1.76 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 France increased $5.35 million, 22.99 percent, (1.08 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Taiwan decreased $771,279, 2.66 percent, (1.07 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 95.6 percent of all these Plastic floor and wall coverings imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $2.53 billion of the $2.65 billion total.

All totaled, 74.57 percent of all these Plastic floor and wall coverings imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $1.98 billion of the $2.65 billion total