Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through June 2020.

Imports: Rubber

Rubber, the No. 230 import by value totaled $65.28 million for the month of June, $695.31 million through June of 2020, and $1.52 billion for all of 2019, 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$395.52 M
2Thailand$159.77 M
3Cote D'Ivoire$48.64 M
4Liberia$24.3 M
5Malaysia$20.3 M
6Vietnam$20.25 M
7Ghana$7.53 M
8Cameroon$6.4 M
9Guatemala$5.3 M
10Sri Lanka$1.52 M
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U.S. imports of Rubber decreased 10.48 percent through June to $695.31 million

U.S. imports of Rubber decreased 10.48 percent from $776.7 million to $695.31 million through the first six months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 230 through June among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 237 for the last full year with a total value of $1.52 billion, a $14.82 million, 0.96 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through June 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, 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 Savannah, Ga., No. 2 Port of Charleston, No. 3 Port of Virginia, No. 4 Port of Beaufort-Morehead City, N.C. and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of New Orleans fell 11.51 percent compared to last year to $215.91 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 11.13 percent compared to last year to $152.56 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 8.64 percent compared to last year to $122.83 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 18.02 percent compared to last year to $91.98 million.
  • Port of Beaufort-Morehead City, N.C. rose 1.38 percent compared to last year to $77.76 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 $34.46 million, 8.01 percent, (56.88 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Thailand decreased $38.8 million, 19.54 percent, (22.98 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Cote D’Ivoire increased $8.19 million, 20.23 percent, (7 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Liberia decreased $6.91 million, 22.15 percent, (3.5 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Malaysia decreased $6.08 million, 23.04 percent, (2.92 percent market share).

All totaled, 93.27 percent of all these Rubber imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through June of this year. That is equal to $648.54 million of the $695.31 million total.

All totaled, 95.07 percent of all these Rubber imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through June of this year. That is equal to $661.05 million of the $695.31 million total