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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through December 2018.

Imports: Rubbers tubes, pipes, etc.

Rubbers tubes, pipes, etc., the No. 222 import by value totaled $142.04 million for the month of December, $1.77 billion through December of 2018, and $1.59 billion for all of 2017, 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
1Mexico$589.11 M
2China$240.31 M
3Japan$157.39 M
4Canada$109.02 M
5Turkey$107.09 M
6Germany$81.42 M
7Thailand$73.56 M
8Italy$69.02 M
9India$50.73 M
10South Korea$50.3 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.77 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $345,913,408
2Port of Los Angeles $213,925,086
3Port of Newark $130,298,342
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $105,546,020
5El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $104,648,979
6Port of Houston $91,150,189
7Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $72,386,572
8Pharr International Bridge in Texas $65,301,831
9Port of Virginia $61,088,781
10Port of Long Beach $59,384,891

U.S. imports of Rubbers tubes, pipes, etc. increased 10.87 percent through December to $1.77 billion

U.S. imports of Rubbers tubes, pipes, etc. increased 10.87 percent from $1.59 billion to $1.77 billion in 2018 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 222 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 224 for the last full year with a total value of $1.59 billion, a $186.86 million, 13.30 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 China, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Turkey. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 China, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Turkey. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas.

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $589,107,176
2China $240,311,492
3Japan $157,385,026
4Canada $109,024,536
5Turkey $107,088,840
6Germany $81,416,563
7Thailand $73,557,114
8Italy $69,023,288
9India $50,726,921
10South Korea $50,295,742

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $110,823,136
2Cleveland $37,169,081
3Chicago $30,490,686
4Houston $26,888,090
5Atlanta/Savannah $26,766,191
6El Paso $26,633,262
7Detroit $26,603,578
8New Orleans $20,269,696
9Los Angeles $17,648,732
10New York City $16,809,472

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo rose 12.22 percent compared to last year to $345.91 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 17.66 percent compared to last year to $213.93 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 15.63 percent compared to last year to $130.3 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 3.73 percent compared to last year to $105.55 million.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas rose 21.04 percent compared to last year to $104.65 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 Mexico increased $61.26 million, 11.61 percent, (33.38 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China increased $27,245, 0.01 percent, (13.61 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan decreased $672,063, 0.43 percent, (8.92 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Canada increased $22.81 million, 26.46 percent, (6.18 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Turkey increased $22.89 million, 27.18 percent, (6.07 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 68.15 percent of all these Rubbers tubes, pipes, etc. imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $1.2 billion of the $1.77 billion total.

All totaled, 51.01 percent of all these Rubbers tubes, pipes, etc. imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $900.33 million of the $1.77 billion total