Generic selectors
Exact matches only
Search in title
Search in content
Search in posts
Search in pages
Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through October 2018.

Imports: Retread or used tires

Retread or used tires, the No. 541 import by value totaled $32.11 million for the month of October, $321.81 million through October of 2018, and $367.56 million for all of 2017, the latest annual data available, according to U.S. Census Bureau data analyzed by WorldCity. Need more details? Read more

Click on any of the countries in the chart below to gain access to the specific imports and imports between that country and (port), how it compares to other ports for trade with that country, how that trade has changed over time, and much more. Data available both by value and tonnage. Download data. If you are not a subscriber, you can learn more by clicking on the subscribe link.

Top Sources

RankCountryYTD
1Sri Lanka$102.88 M
2China$69.43 M
3Mexico$38.79 M
4Taiwan$18.99 M
5Japan$15.19 M
6Brazil$12.44 M
7South Korea$9.88 M
8Thailand$8.58 M
9Canada$8.17 M
10Vietnam$8.06 M
Data loading...
January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $321.81 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $67,643,615
2Port of Los Angeles $53,661,114
3Port Laredo $40,472,539
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $29,297,756
5Port of Long Beach $18,538,822
6Port of Houston $15,996,271
7Port of Seattle, Wash. $14,271,731
8Port of Virginia $10,316,524
9Port of Charleston $10,077,408
10Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico $7,255,073

U.S. imports of Retread or used tires increased 6.03 percent through October to $321.81 million

U.S. imports of Retread or used tires increased 6.03 percent from $303.5 million to $321.81 million 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 541 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 538 for the last full year with a total value of $367.56 million, a $20.68 million, 5.96 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Sri Lanka, No. 2 China, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Taiwan and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Sri Lanka, No. 2 China, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Taiwan and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Sri Lanka $102,879,370
2China $69,425,924
3Mexico $38,785,857
4Taiwan $18,987,658
5Japan $15,187,513
6Brazil $12,438,121
7South Korea $9,876,680
8Thailand $8,577,952
9Canada $8,171,716
10Vietnam $8,057,748

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Cleveland $8,284,138
2Laredo $6,540,289
3Chicago $6,365,373
4Los Angeles $6,111,949
5Atlanta/Savannah $5,063,434
6New York City $4,432,156
7Houston $3,126,662
8Miami $2,436,620
9Charleston $1,904,715
10New Orleans $1,727,913

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 of Newark rose 47.83 percent compared to last year to $67.64 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 28.78 percent compared to last year to $53.66 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 4.98 percent compared to last year to $40.47 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 0.16 percent compared to last year to $29.3 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 3.39 percent compared to last year to $18.54 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 Sri Lanka increased $4.18 million, 4.24 percent, (31.97 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China increased $6.45 million, 10.24 percent, (21.57 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico decreased $2.08 million, 5.09 percent, (12.05 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Taiwan increased $3.84 million, 25.34 percent, (5.9 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Japan increased $476,656, 3.24 percent, (4.72 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 76.21 percent of all these Retread or used tires imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $245.27 million of the $321.81 million total.

All totaled, 65.14 percent of all these Retread or used tires imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $209.61 million of the $321.81 million total