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

Imports: Plastic shoes

Plastic shoes, the No. 82 import by value totaled $463.66 million for the month of August, $3.97 billion through August of 2019, and $5.77 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$2.59 B
2Vietnam$823.98 M
3Indonesia$192.14 M
4Italy$83 M
5Cambodia$68.38 M
6Germany$41.67 M
7India$34.9 M
8Brazil$22.96 M
9Romania$21.28 M
10Myanmar (Burma)$13.26 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $3.97 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $2,147,361,361
2Port of Long Beach $380,288,702
3Port of Seattle, Wash. $270,266,499
4Port of Newark $235,704,594
5Port of Savannah, Ga. $149,632,837
6Port of Charleston $121,120,279
7Port of Tacoma, Wash. $91,883,292
8Port of Oakland, Calif. $60,906,148
9Chicago O’Hare International Airport $52,683,128
10Port of Baltimore, Md. $50,292,338

U.S. imports of Plastic shoes decreased 1.30 percent through August to $3.97 billion

U.S. imports of Plastic shoes decreased 1.30 percent from $4.02 billion to $3.97 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 82 through August among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 79 for the last full year with a total value of $5.77 billion, a $4.53 million, 0.08 percent decreased from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Vietnam, No. 3 Indonesia, No. 4 Italy and No. 5 Cambodia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Long Beach, No. 3 Port of Seattle, Wash., No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Vietnam, No. 3 Indonesia, No. 4 Italy and No. 5 Cambodia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Long Beach, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port of Seattle, Wash. and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $2,592,844,946
2Vietnam $823,976,641
3Indonesia $192,142,278
4Italy $83,004,492
5Cambodia $68,379,849
6Germany $41,669,436
7India $34,898,850
8Brazil $22,955,592
9Romania $21,280,487
10Myanmar (Burma) $13,263,746

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $1,290,344,310
2Seattle $181,953,268
3New York City $145,635,994
4Atlanta/Savannah $89,255,114
5Charleston $66,678,299
6Cleveland $63,878,640
7Chicago $44,768,335
8New Orleans $41,391,313
9Philadelphia $34,517,917
10San Francisco $31,111,774

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 Los Angeles fell 6.36 percent compared to last year to $2.15 billion.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 37.57 percent compared to last year to $380.29 million.
  • Port of Seattle, Wash. rose 13.65 percent compared to last year to $270.27 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 3.44 percent compared to last year to $235.7 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 7.1 percent compared to last year to $149.63 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 decreased $86.26 million, 3.22 percent, (65.3 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Vietnam increased $36.76 million, 4.67 percent, (20.75 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Indonesia decreased $21.88 million, 10.22 percent, (4.84 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Italy increased $1.75 million, 2.15 percent, (2.09 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Cambodia increased $14.86 million, 27.76 percent, (1.72 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 94.71 percent of all these Plastic shoes imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $3.76 billion of the $3.97 billion total.

All totaled, 80.17 percent of all these Plastic shoes imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $3.18 billion of the $3.97 billion total