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

Imports: Rubber

Rubber, the No. 238 import by value totaled $154.06 million for the month of August, $1.03 billion through August 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$581.15 M
2Thailand$256.73 M
3Cote D'Ivoire$52.13 M
4Liberia$43.15 M
5Malaysia$36.34 M
6Vietnam$26.85 M
7Ghana$13.26 M
8Guatemala$10.55 M
9Cameroon$5.92 M
10Sri Lanka$2.12 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.03 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of New Orleans $327,065,750
2Port of Savannah, Ga. $215,651,276
3Port of Charleston $186,637,677
4Port of Virginia $153,519,665
5Port of Beaufort-Morehead City, N.C. $103,703,584
6Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $14,342,685
7Port of Baltimore, Md. $9,049,138
8Port of Houston $7,205,329
9Port of Newark $5,666,916
10Port of Los Angeles $3,171,816

U.S. imports of Rubber decreased 1.95 percent through August to $1.03 billion

U.S. imports of Rubber decreased 1.95 percent from $1.06 billion to $1.03 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 238 through August among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 240 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 August of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Indonesia, No. 2 Thailand, No. 3 Cote D’Ivoire, No. 4 Liberia and No. 5 Malaysia. 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..

In the last previous full year, theleading 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 Charleston, No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 Port of Beaufort-Morehead City, N.C..

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Indonesia $581,154,004
2Thailand $256,734,213
3Cote D’Ivoire $52,132,520
4Liberia $43,147,555
5Malaysia $36,340,875
6Vietnam $26,849,790
7Ghana $13,263,967
8Guatemala $10,549,190
9Cameroon $5,922,198
10Sri Lanka $2,118,716

January – August 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 eight months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of New Orleans rose 13.03 percent compared to last year to $327.07 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 5.11 percent compared to last year to $215.65 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 1.01 percent compared to last year to $186.64 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 7.3 percent compared to last year to $153.52 million.
  • Port of Beaufort-Morehead City, N.C. fell 20.91 percent compared to last year to $103.7 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 $54.64 million, 8.59 percent, (56.15 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Thailand increased $41.97 million, 19.54 percent, (24.81 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Cote D’Ivoire decreased $7.63 million, 12.77 percent, (5.04 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Liberia increased $1.24 million, 2.97 percent, (4.17 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Malaysia increased $10.28 million, 39.43 percent, (3.51 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 93.67 percent of all these Rubber imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $969.51 million of the $1.03 billion total.

All totaled, 95.32 percent of all these Rubber imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $986.58 million of the $1.03 billion total