Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through May 2020.

Imports: Plastic floor and wall coverings

Plastic floor and wall coverings, the No. 118 import by value totaled $330.7 million for the month of May, $1.4 billion through May of 2020, and $3.46 billion for all of 2019, 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$1.1 B
2South Korea$144.56 M
3Taiwan$42.89 M
4Vietnam$36.75 M
5Canada$17.53 M
6France$12.02 M
7United Kingdom$11.64 M
8Germany$7.7 M
9Japan$6.2 M
10Finland$3.66 M
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U.S. imports of Plastic floor and wall coverings increased 8.87 percent through May to $1.4 billion

U.S. imports of Plastic floor and wall coverings increased 8.87 percent from $1.29 billion to $1.4 billion through the first five months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 118 through May among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 145 for the last full year with a total value of $3.46 billion, a $75.12 million, 2.22 percent increase from the 2018 total.

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

In the last previous full year, the leading 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 Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Virginia, No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Port of Baltimore, Md..

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 2.68 percent compared to last year to $542.03 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 15.61 percent compared to last year to $240.18 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 16.7 percent compared to last year to $99.57 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 9.98 percent compared to last year to $80.27 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 40.64 percent compared to last year to $59.84 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 $25.04 million, 2.33 percent, (78.43 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 South Korea increased $33.94 million, 30.69 percent, (10.32 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Taiwan increased $24.01 million, 127.09 percent, (3.06 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Vietnam increased $30.3 million, 469.66 percent, (2.62 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Canada decreased $3.86 million, 18.06 percent, (1.25 percent market share).

All totaled, 95.68 percent of all these Plastic floor and wall coverings imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $1.34 billion of the $1.4 billion total.

All totaled, 72.95 percent of all these Plastic floor and wall coverings imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $1.02 billion of the $1.4 billion total