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

Imports: Self-adhesive plates, sheets, film

Self-adhesive plates, sheets, film, the No. 270 import by value totaled $92.45 million for the month of February, $201.85 million through February of 2020, and $1.3 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
1China$37.66 M
2Canada$34.42 M
3Taiwan$23.48 M
4Mexico$21.62 M
5Japan$17.54 M
6Germany$15.44 M
7South Korea$9.14 M
8India$6.25 M
9France$6.23 M
10Malaysia$4.26 M
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $201.85 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $40,277,358
2Port of Newark $21,710,293
3Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $13,810,245
4Port of Long Beach $9,685,907
5Port Laredo $9,381,612
6El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $8,544,055
7Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $6,635,274
8Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $6,091,849
9Port of Houston $6,081,535
10Port of Charleston $6,034,671

U.S. imports of Self-adhesive plates, sheets, film decreased 2.25 percent through February to $201.85 million

U.S. imports of Self-adhesive plates, sheets, film decreased 2.25 percent from $206.48 million to $201.85 million through the first two 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 270 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 280 for the last full year with a total value of $1.3 billion, a $12.57 million, 0.97 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through February of this year the leading 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 Port Laredo.

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 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas and No. 5 Port Laredo.

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $37,660,714
2Canada $34,416,156
3Taiwan $23,481,230
4Mexico $21,617,988
5Japan $17,542,678
6Germany $15,442,610
7South Korea $9,135,410
8India $6,248,993
9France $6,231,014
10Malaysia $4,258,771

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $13,347,277
2Chicago $12,926,033
3New York City $11,293,253
4Detroit $10,286,017
5El Paso $6,817,006
6Laredo $5,726,864
7Cleveland $5,365,080
8Atlanta/Savannah $4,999,931
9Ogdensburg, N.Y. $4,183,574
10Houston $3,797,881

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 Los Angeles fell 15.55 percent compared to last year to $40.28 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 16.14 percent compared to last year to $21.71 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 1.2 percent compared to last year to $13.81 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 49.49 percent compared to last year to $9.69 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 37.77 percent compared to last year to $9.38 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 decreased $9.24 million, 19.7 percent, (18.66 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada increased $4.27 million, 14.16 percent, (17.05 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Taiwan decreased $1.39 million, 5.59 percent, (11.63 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Mexico decreased $1.12 million, 4.94 percent, (10.71 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Japan increased $22,432, 0.13 percent, (8.69 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 66.74 percent of all these Self-adhesive plates, sheets, film imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $134.72 million of the $201.85 million total.

All totaled, 47 percent of all these Self-adhesive plates, sheets, film imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $94.87 million of the $201.85 million total