Total Trade: $9.83 billion
|1||Port of Los Angeles||$2,133,022,783|
|2||Port of Savannah, Ga.||$902,908,828|
|3||Port of Charleston||$819,810,708|
|4||Port of Newark||$738,996,278|
|5||Port of Long Beach||$728,843,039|
|7||Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich.||$561,036,774|
|8||Port of Virginia||$359,311,895|
|9||Port of Houston||$329,778,396|
|10||Chicago O’Hare International Airport||$275,813,025|
U.S. imports of Rubber tires increased 4.56 percent through August to $9.83 billion
U.S. imports of Rubber tires increased 4.56 percent from $9.4 billion to $9.83 billion 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 24 through August among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 25 for the last full year with a total value of $14.44 billion, a $1.05 billion, 7.86 percent increase from the 2017 total.
Through August of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Thailand, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 3 Port of Charleston, No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.
In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Thailand, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port of Charleston and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.
January – August 2019
|5||New York City||$344,654,919|
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 0.42 percent compared to last year to $2.13 billion.
- Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 10.79 percent compared to last year to $902.91 million.
- Port of Charleston rose 15.32 percent compared to last year to $819.81 million.
- Port of Newark fell 0.38 percent compared to last year to $739 million.
- Port of Long Beach fell 0.85 percent compared to last year to $728.84 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 Thailand increased $348.04 million, 24.17 percent, (18.2 percent of all shipments).
- U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada decreased $11.56 million, 1.09 percent, (10.66 percent market share).
- U.S. imports from No. 3 South Korea increased $64.25 million, 7.58 percent, (9.29 percent market share).
- U.S. imports from No. 4 Japan increased $84.99 million, 11 percent, (8.73 percent market share).
- U.S. imports from No. 5 China decreased $604.89 million, 41.39 percent, (8.72 percent of all shipments).
All totaled, 55.59 percent of all these Rubber tires imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $5.46 billion of the $9.83 billion total.
All totaled, 54.18 percent of all these Rubber tires imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $5.32 billion of the $9.83 billion total