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

Imports: Plastic tubes, hoses and fittings

Plastic tubes, hoses and fittings, the No. 175 import by value totaled $197.05 million for the month of March, $605.77 million through March of 2019, and $2.59 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$145.49 M
2Mexico$130.93 M
3Canada$105.36 M
4Germany$43.96 M
5Japan$25.44 M
6Taiwan$24.5 M
7United Kingdom$22.25 M
8South Korea$9.33 M
9Italy$8.8 M
10France$7.15 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $605.77 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $79,346,956
2Port of Los Angeles $70,315,492
3Port of Newark $40,172,881
4Port of Long Beach $30,258,345
5Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $30,181,126
6Pharr International Bridge in Texas $27,710,289
7Port of Savannah, Ga. $24,913,071
8Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. $23,468,267
9Port of Charleston $22,142,044
10Port of Virginia $21,505,411

U.S. imports of Plastic tubes, hoses and fittings decreased 2.08 percent through March to $605.77 million

U.S. imports of Plastic tubes, hoses and fittings decreased 2.08 percent from $618.66 million to $605.77 million through the first three 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 175 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 169 for the last full year with a total value of $2.59 billion, a $478.27 million, 22.64 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March 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 Mexico, No. 3 Canada, 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 Port of Long Beach and No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $145,494,080
2Mexico $130,927,051
3Canada $105,360,807
4Germany $43,955,045
5Japan $25,436,133
6Taiwan $24,502,100
7United Kingdom $22,254,584
8South Korea $9,334,289
9Italy $8,803,070
10France $7,146,365

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $127,222,876
2Los Angeles $84,734,177
3Chicago $74,404,988
4Detroit $60,384,152
5New York City $49,069,360
6Atlanta/Savannah $45,188,485
7Houston $38,138,012
8Cleveland $33,085,803
9Great Falls, Mont. $27,327,813
10Charleston $26,197,887

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo rose 20.02 percent compared to last year to $79.35 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 11.37 percent compared to last year to $70.32 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 1 percent compared to last year to $40.17 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 25.55 percent compared to last year to $30.26 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 2.14 percent compared to last year to $30.18 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 decreased $25.61 million, 14.97 percent, (24.02 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico increased $17.1 million, 15.03 percent, (21.61 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Canada increased $5.14 million, 5.12 percent, (17.39 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany decreased $4.38 million, 9.06 percent, (7.26 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Japan decreased $616,998, 2.37 percent, (4.2 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 74.48 percent of all these Plastic tubes, hoses and fittings imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $451.17 million of the $605.77 million total.

All totaled, 41.32 percent of all these Plastic tubes, hoses and fittings imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $250.27 million of the $605.77 million total