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

Imports: Plastic tubes, hoses and fittings

Plastic tubes, hoses and fittings, the No. 172 import by value totaled $203.02 million for the month of July, $1.44 billion through July 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$321.81 M
2Mexico$289.58 M
3Canada$246.68 M
4Germany$111.84 M
5Japan$61.41 M
6United Kingdom$57.95 M
7Taiwan$55.44 M
8Malaysia$25.66 M
9South Korea$23.67 M
10Italy$22.68 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.44 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $189,777,504
2Port Laredo $168,470,869
3Port of Newark $93,610,971
4Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $70,961,653
5Port of Long Beach $64,792,283
6Port of Savannah, Ga. $59,240,537
7Pharr International Bridge in Texas $54,762,530
8Port of Charleston $51,438,334
9Port of Virginia $47,643,160
10Chicago O’Hare International Airport $45,747,094

U.S. imports of Plastic tubes, hoses and fittings decreased 6.19 percent through July to $1.44 billion

U.S. imports of Plastic tubes, hoses and fittings decreased 6.19 percent from $1.53 billion to $1.44 billion through the first seven 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 172 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 164 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 July 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 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.

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 – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $321,805,760
2Mexico $289,581,807
3Canada $246,683,872
4Germany $111,841,893
5Japan $61,406,080
6United Kingdom $57,946,151
7Taiwan $55,438,349
8Malaysia $25,657,945
9South Korea $23,672,798
10Italy $22,678,643

January – July 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 seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles fell 4.41 percent compared to last year to $189.78 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 4.69 percent compared to last year to $168.47 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 2.5 percent compared to last year to $93.61 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 1.15 percent compared to last year to $70.96 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 31.79 percent compared to last year to $64.79 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 $81.78 million, 20.26 percent, (22.4 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico decreased $3.73 million, 1.27 percent, (20.15 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Canada decreased $19.46 million, 7.31 percent, (17.17 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany decreased $7.19 million, 6.04 percent, (7.78 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Japan decreased $8.77 million, 12.5 percent, (4.27 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 71.77 percent of all these Plastic tubes, hoses and fittings imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $1.03 billion of the $1.44 billion total.

All totaled, 40.89 percent of all these Plastic tubes, hoses and fittings imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $587.61 million of the $1.44 billion total