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

Imports: Self-adhesive plates, sheets, film

Self-adhesive plates, sheets, film, the No. 284 import by value totaled $119.49 million for the month of October, $1.08 billion through October of 2018, and $1.14 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
1China$274.8 M
2Canada$164.48 M
3Mexico$115.87 M
4Taiwan$109.14 M
5Japan$91.12 M
6Germany$89.45 M
7South Korea$41.83 M
8France$38.96 M
9India$25.62 M
10Italy$21.31 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.08 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $234,385,585
2Port of Newark $110,306,797
3Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $71,397,197
4Port of Long Beach $51,167,691
5El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $51,131,701
6Chicago O’Hare International Airport $49,132,088
7Port of Savannah, Ga. $38,364,203
8Port Laredo $36,021,498
9Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $34,516,895
10Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $31,007,955

U.S. imports of Self-adhesive plates, sheets, film increased 14.43 percent through October to $1.08 billion

U.S. imports of Self-adhesive plates, sheets, film increased 14.43 percent from $945.85 million to $1.08 billion through the first 10 months of 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 284 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 289 for the last full year with a total value of $1.14 billion, a $47.88 million, 4.40 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Taiwan and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of Long Beach and No. 5 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Taiwan, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of Long Beach and No. 5 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $274,801,042
2Canada $164,481,439
3Mexico $115,871,343
4Taiwan $109,138,175
5Japan $91,116,008
6Germany $89,449,290
7South Korea $41,825,163
8France $38,964,358
9India $25,616,752
10Italy $21,311,606

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $30,351,695
2Detroit $22,968,301
3Chicago $22,272,857
4New York City $19,449,869
5El Paso $11,906,613
6Cleveland $10,875,390
7Ogdensburg, N.Y. $7,558,846
8Laredo $7,266,391
9Atlanta/Savannah $6,202,857
10San Diego $5,695,788

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles rose 15.39 percent compared to last year to $234.39 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 19.95 percent compared to last year to $110.31 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 8.05 percent compared to last year to $71.4 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 15.12 percent compared to last year to $51.17 million.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas rose 31.36 percent compared to last year to $51.13 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 China increased $62.46 million, 29.41 percent, (25.39 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada increased $5.57 million, 3.51 percent, (15.2 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico increased $16.73 million, 16.87 percent, (10.71 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Taiwan decreased $6.46 million, 5.59 percent, (10.08 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Japan increased $6.61 million, 7.82 percent, (8.42 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 69.79 percent of all these Self-adhesive plates, sheets, film imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $755.41 million of the $1.08 billion total.

All totaled, 47.9 percent of all these Self-adhesive plates, sheets, film imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $518.39 million of the $1.08 billion total