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

Imports: Rubber inner tubes for tires

Rubber inner tubes for tires, the No. 878 import by value totaled $5.81 million for the month of August, $50.85 million through August of 2019, and $88.11 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
1China$16.64 M
2South Korea$14.92 M
3Taiwan$7.24 M
4Vietnam$3.3 M
5Thailand$2.12 M
6Italy$1.18 M
7Japan$1.13 M
8Mexico$938,898
9Hungary$882,104
10Poland$776,928
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $50.85 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $15,886,663
2Port of Long Beach $4,907,091
3Port of Savannah, Ga. $4,577,159
4Port of Tacoma, Wash. $4,107,802
5Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, Minn. $3,613,684
6Port of Newark $3,070,954
7Port of Houston $2,262,785
8Port of Charleston $2,172,260
9International Port of Memphis, Tenn. $1,460,110
10Port of Virginia $1,443,104

U.S. imports of Rubber inner tubes for tires decreased 13.65 percent through August to $50.85 million

U.S. imports of Rubber inner tubes for tires decreased 13.65 percent from $58.88 million to $50.85 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 878 through August among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 862 for the last full year with a total value of $88.11 million, a $817,955, 0.92 percent decreased from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 South Korea, No. 3 Taiwan, No. 4 Vietnam and No. 5 Thailand. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Long Beach, No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 4 Port of Tacoma, Wash. and No. 5 Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, Minn..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 South Korea, No. 3 Taiwan, No. 4 Thailand and No. 5 Italy. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Long Beach, No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 4 Port of Tacoma, Wash. and No. 5 Port of Newark.

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $16,643,515
2South Korea $14,917,337
3Taiwan $7,238,366
4Vietnam $3,303,010
5Thailand $2,116,865
6Italy $1,182,682
7Japan $1,130,414
8Mexico $938,898
9Hungary $882,104
10Poland $776,928

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $5,647,922
2Chicago $4,065,142
3New Orleans $3,300,890
4Minneapolis $2,684,739
5Cleveland $2,411,388
6Atlanta/Savannah $2,157,033
7New York City $1,680,165
8St. Louis $1,492,474
9Charleston $1,414,622
10Houston $1,224,632

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 12.69 percent compared to last year to $15.89 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 6.37 percent compared to last year to $4.91 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 6.97 percent compared to last year to $4.58 million.
  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. fell 8.96 percent compared to last year to $4.11 million.
  • Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, Minn. rose 48.97 percent compared to last year to $3.61 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 $13.42 million, 44.65 percent, (32.73 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 South Korea increased $2.21 million, 17.43 percent, (29.34 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Taiwan decreased $120,425, 1.64 percent, (14.24 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Vietnam increased $2.69 million, 437.99 percent, (6.5 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Thailand increased $345,903, 19.53 percent, (4.16 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 86.97 percent of all these Rubber inner tubes for tires imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $44.22 million of the $50.85 million total.

All totaled, 65.08 percent of all these Rubber inner tubes for tires imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $33.09 million of the $50.85 million total