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

Imports: Plastic tubes, hoses and fittings

Plastic tubes, hoses and fittings, the No. 171 import by value totaled $220.37 million for the month of October, $2.19 billion through October of 2018, and $2.11 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$562.4 M
2Mexico$440.78 M
3Canada$384.31 M
4Germany$168.59 M
5Japan$101.99 M
6Taiwan$75.64 M
7United Kingdom$71.91 M
8France$33.52 M
9Italy$30.4 M
10Malaysia$29.21 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $2.19 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $269,088,804
2Port of Los Angeles $268,728,142
3Port of Newark $137,103,216
4Port of Long Beach $124,861,884
5Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $98,183,806
6Port of Houston $88,497,323
7Port of Savannah, Ga. $88,453,063
8Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. $81,617,709
9Pharr International Bridge in Texas $78,064,894
10Port of Charleston $68,004,556

U.S. imports of Plastic tubes, hoses and fittings increased 24.20 percent through October to $2.19 billion

U.S. imports of Plastic tubes, hoses and fittings increased 24.20 percent from $1.76 billion to $2.19 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 171 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 184 for the last full year with a total value of $2.11 billion, a $346.28 million, 19.61 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port of Long Beach and No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $562,402,385
2Mexico $440,775,067
3Canada $384,307,789
4Germany $168,591,932
5Japan $101,991,664
6Taiwan $75,636,284
7United Kingdom $71,914,043
8France $33,519,923
9Italy $30,396,781
10Malaysia $29,206,081

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $58,204,802
2Los Angeles $43,601,480
3Chicago $38,783,668
4Detroit $32,463,727
5Atlanta/Savannah $23,393,299
6New York City $22,855,055
7Houston $18,656,019
8Cleveland $16,594,792
9Mobile $14,058,836
10Great Falls, Mont. $13,913,429

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 Laredo rose 89.74 percent compared to last year to $269.09 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 1.17 percent compared to last year to $268.73 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 12.07 percent compared to last year to $137.1 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 32.13 percent compared to last year to $124.86 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 6.03 percent compared to last year to $98.18 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 $93.02 million, 19.82 percent, (25.73 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico increased $148.47 million, 50.79 percent, (20.17 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Canada increased $60.36 million, 18.63 percent, (17.58 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany increased $19.54 million, 13.11 percent, (7.71 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Japan increased $9.26 million, 9.99 percent, (4.67 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 75.87 percent of all these Plastic tubes, hoses and fittings imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $1.66 billion of the $2.19 billion total.

All totaled, 41.09 percent of all these Plastic tubes, hoses and fittings imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $897.97 million of the $2.19 billion total