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

Imports: Rubber conveyor or transmission belts

Rubber conveyor or transmission belts, the No. 430 import by value totaled $52.05 million for the month of August, $436.7 million through August of 2019, and $662.47 million 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
1Mexico$92.29 M
2China$60.24 M
3Japan$54.36 M
4Canada$46.39 M
5Germany$34 M
6Taiwan$27.38 M
7India$26.8 M
8Switzerland$11.65 M
9Indonesia$11.58 M
10Italy$11.08 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $436.7 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $72,982,853
2Port Laredo $63,227,088
3Port of Newark $40,525,373
4Port of Charleston $30,247,546
5Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $25,083,383
6Port of Long Beach $18,816,287
7Port of Houston $18,495,433
8Port of Savannah, Ga. $16,341,037
9El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $16,013,862
10Port of Tacoma, Wash. $15,912,674

U.S. imports of Rubber conveyor or transmission belts decreased 0.98 percent through August to $436.7 million

U.S. imports of Rubber conveyor or transmission belts decreased 0.98 percent from $441.03 million to $436.7 million through the first eight 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 430 through August among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 435 for the last full year with a total value of $662.47 million, a $95.04 million, 16.75 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 China, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port of Charleston and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

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

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $92,291,364
2China $60,242,895
3Japan $54,355,752
4Canada $46,385,075
5Germany $33,999,687
6Taiwan $27,383,868
7India $26,795,541
8Switzerland $11,649,633
9Indonesia $11,579,664
10Italy $11,083,128

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $36,054,062
2Los Angeles $24,285,397
3Chicago $22,462,456
4New York City $17,751,874
5Atlanta/Savannah $17,045,469
6Detroit $14,101,708
7St. Louis $13,174,757
8Charleston $10,710,312
9Cleveland $10,333,282
10Buffalo $7,396,717

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles fell 2.4 percent compared to last year to $72.98 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 6 percent compared to last year to $63.23 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 6.28 percent compared to last year to $40.53 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 38.19 percent compared to last year to $30.25 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 53.44 percent compared to last year to $25.08 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 Mexico decreased $2.39 million, 2.53 percent, (21.13 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China decreased $20.62 million, 25.5 percent, (13.8 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan increased $6.31 million, 13.13 percent, (12.45 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Canada increased $5.06 million, 12.24 percent, (10.62 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany decreased $5.36 million, 13.61 percent, (7.79 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 65.78 percent of all these Rubber conveyor or transmission belts imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $287.27 million of the $436.7 million total.

All totaled, 53.14 percent of all these Rubber conveyor or transmission belts imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $232.07 million of the $436.7 million total