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

Imports: Plastic tubes, hoses and fittings

Plastic tubes, hoses and fittings, the No. 169 import by value totaled $208.9 million for the month of December, $2.59 billion through December 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$678.71 M
2Mexico$524.84 M
3Canada$444.48 M
4Germany$196.54 M
5Japan$120 M
6Taiwan$93.62 M
7United Kingdom$85.72 M
8France$37 M
9Italy$36.22 M
10South Korea$33.17 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $2.59 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $322,812,373
2Port Laredo $320,526,799
3Port of Newark $164,404,324
4Port of Long Beach $147,233,677
5Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $114,703,208
6Port of Savannah, Ga. $106,902,565
7Port of Houston $100,960,647
8Pharr International Bridge in Texas $94,448,827
9Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. $92,064,955
10Port of Charleston $81,910,193

U.S. imports of Plastic tubes, hoses and fittings increased 22.64 percent through December to $2.59 billion

U.S. imports of Plastic tubes, hoses and fittings increased 22.64 percent from $2.11 billion to $2.59 billion in 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 169 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 183 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 December 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 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $678,712,346
2Mexico $524,844,299
3Canada $444,476,677
4Germany $196,537,198
5Japan $120,003,526
6Taiwan $93,624,913
7United Kingdom $85,718,107
8France $37,003,759
9Italy $36,219,319
10South Korea $33,166,023

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $91,695,945
2Los Angeles $69,163,914
3Chicago $56,939,070
4Detroit $46,333,347
5New York City $36,546,892
6Atlanta/Savannah $34,006,279
7Houston $31,358,713
8Cleveland $24,240,231
9Charleston $20,116,455
10Great Falls, Mont. $19,401,019

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles rose 0.34 percent compared to last year to $322.81 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 84.02 percent compared to last year to $320.53 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 11.35 percent compared to last year to $164.4 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 24.29 percent compared to last year to $147.23 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 6.55 percent compared to last year to $114.7 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 $112.55 million, 19.88 percent, (26.2 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico increased $171.47 million, 48.53 percent, (20.26 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Canada increased $64.62 million, 17.01 percent, (17.16 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany increased $18.38 million, 10.32 percent, (7.59 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Japan increased $9.43 million, 8.53 percent, (4.63 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 75.84 percent of all these Plastic tubes, hoses and fittings imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $1.96 billion of the $2.59 billion total.

All totaled, 41.29 percent of all these Plastic tubes, hoses and fittings imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $1.07 billion of the $2.59 billion total