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

Imports: Rubber

Rubber, the No. 254 import by value totaled $90.24 million for the month of February, $235.86 million through February of 2019, and $1.54 billion 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
1Indonesia$132.25 M
2Thailand$49.48 M
3Cote D'Ivoire$17.58 M
4Liberia$9.94 M
5Vietnam$8.26 M
6Malaysia$7.41 M
7Guatemala$3.23 M
8Ghana$2.89 M
9Cameroon$1.96 M
10Sri Lanka$814,191
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $235.86 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of New Orleans $69,310,990
2Port of Savannah, Ga. $53,268,636
3Port of Virginia $39,933,033
4Port of Charleston $36,756,828
5Port of Beaufort-Morehead City, N.C. $24,012,982
6Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $3,536,808
7Port of Baltimore, Md. $2,970,306
8Port of Newark $1,720,347
9Port of Los Angeles $1,396,759
10Port of Houston $1,256,730

U.S. imports of Rubber decreased 7.07 percent through February to $235.86 million

U.S. imports of Rubber decreased 7.07 percent from $253.8 million to $235.86 million through the first two 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 254 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 234 for the last full year with a total value of $1.54 billion, a $229.84 million, 13.00 percent decreased from the 2017 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Indonesia, No. 2 Thailand, No. 3 Cote D’Ivoire, No. 4 Liberia and No. 5 Vietnam. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of New Orleans, No. 2 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 3 Port of Virginia, No. 4 Port of Charleston and No. 5 Port of Beaufort-Morehead City, N.C..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Indonesia, No. 2 Thailand, No. 3 Cote D’Ivoire, No. 4 Vietnam and No. 5 Liberia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of New Orleans, No. 2 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 3 Port of Charleston, No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 Port of Beaufort-Morehead City, N.C..

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Indonesia $132,248,454
2Thailand $49,478,846
3Cote D’Ivoire $17,576,148
4Liberia $9,942,158
5Vietnam $8,256,649
6Malaysia $7,410,011
7Guatemala $3,234,288
8Ghana $2,894,345
9Cameroon $1,958,302
10Sri Lanka $814,191

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New Orleans $123,888,107
2Charleston $90,466,553
3Atlanta/Savannah $84,262,276
4Norfolk $63,248,795
5Wilmington $63,237,976
6St. Louis $9,667,862
7Buffalo $6,655,480
8Baltimore $6,136,670
9Los Angeles $2,777,389
10Chicago $2,604,521

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of New Orleans fell 6.5 percent compared to last year to $69.31 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 37.9 percent compared to last year to $53.27 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 6.94 percent compared to last year to $39.93 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 31.03 percent compared to last year to $36.76 million.
  • Port of Beaufort-Morehead City, N.C. fell 36.15 percent compared to last year to $24.01 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 Indonesia decreased $14.23 million, 9.72 percent, (56.07 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Thailand decreased $4.4 million, 8.17 percent, (20.98 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Cote D’Ivoire increased $3.33 million, 23.38 percent, (7.45 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Liberia increased $1.78 million, 21.87 percent, (4.22 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Vietnam decreased $3.95 million, 32.34 percent, (3.5 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 92.22 percent of all these Rubber imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $217.5 million of the $235.86 million total.

All totaled, 94.67 percent of all these Rubber imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $223.28 million of the $235.86 million total