Current data is through December 2019.

Imports: Plastic tubes, hoses and fittings

Plastic tubes, hoses and fittings, the No. 175 import by value totaled $190.59 million for the month of December, $2.39 billion through December 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

RankCountry2019
1China$506.96 M
2Mexico$458.99 M
3Canada$417.57 M
4Germany$190.67 M
5Japan$107.76 M
6United Kingdom$95.41 M
7Taiwan$84.78 M
8Malaysia$44.29 M
9South Korea$40.3 M
10Italy$37.91 M
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U.S. imports of Plastic tubes, hoses and fittings decreased 7.90 percent through December 2019 to $2.39 billion

U.S. imports of Plastic tubes, hoses and fittings decreased 7.90 percent from $2.59 billion to $2.39 billion in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 175 in 2019 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 December 2019 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, 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 Port of Long Beach and No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five in 2019 were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles fell 6.11 percent to $303.08 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 18.62 percent to $260.85 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 5 percent to $156.19 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 5.11 percent to $120.57 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 29.87 percent to $103.26 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 $171.75 million, 25.31 percent, (21.25 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico decreased $65.85 million, 12.55 percent, (19.24 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Canada decreased $26.91 million, 6.05 percent, (17.5 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany decreased $5.86 million, 2.98 percent, (7.99 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Japan decreased $12.25 million, 10.21 percent, (4.52 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 70.5 percent of all these Plastic tubes, hoses and fittings imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets in 2019. That is equal to $1.68 billion of the $2.39 billion total.

All totaled, 39.57 percent of all these Plastic tubes, hoses and fittings imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports in 2019. That is equal to $943.95 million of the $2.39 billion total.