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

Imports: Plastic floor and wall coverings

Plastic floor and wall coverings, the No. 125 import by value totaled $376.62 million for the month of August, $2.27 billion through August 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$1.91 B
2South Korea$188.33 M
3Canada$34.5 M
4Taiwan$30.48 M
5France$19.94 M
6United Kingdom$17.57 M
7Japan$15.44 M
8Vietnam$10.46 M
9Germany$8.18 M
10The Netherlands$7.08 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $2.27 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Savannah, Ga. $974,073,039
2Port of Los Angeles $369,990,160
3Port of Virginia $153,717,726
4Port of Newark $151,265,810
5Port of Long Beach $99,830,294
6Port of Houston $72,618,650
7Port of Seattle, Wash. $69,256,744
8Port of Baltimore, Md. $46,695,462
9Port of Oakland, Calif. $42,349,475
10Port of Tacoma, Wash. $38,570,474

U.S. imports of Plastic floor and wall coverings increased 11.36 percent through August to $2.27 billion

U.S. imports of Plastic floor and wall coverings increased 11.36 percent from $2.04 billion to $2.27 billion through the first eight 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 125 through August among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 143 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 August of this 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 Savannah, Ga., No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Virginia, No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

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 – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $1,910,471,328
2South Korea $188,333,822
3Canada $34,499,145
4Taiwan $30,479,379
5France $19,941,314
6United Kingdom $17,572,272
7Japan $15,436,432
8Vietnam $10,459,888
9Germany $8,178,923
10The Netherlands $7,080,373

January – August 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 eight months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 22.53 percent compared to last year to $974.07 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 17.5 percent compared to last year to $369.99 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 3.47 percent compared to last year to $153.72 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 28.91 percent compared to last year to $151.27 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 26.18 percent compared to last year to $99.83 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 $193.17 million, 11.25 percent, (84.06 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 South Korea increased $44.48 million, 30.92 percent, (8.29 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Canada decreased $3.62 million, 9.49 percent, (1.52 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Taiwan increased $6.37 million, 26.41 percent, (1.34 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 France decreased $4.1 million, 17.05 percent, (0.88 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 96.08 percent of all these Plastic floor and wall coverings imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $2.18 billion of the $2.27 billion total.

All totaled, 76.95 percent of all these Plastic floor and wall coverings imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $1.75 billion of the $2.27 billion total