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

Imports: Self-adhesive plates, sheets, film

Self-adhesive plates, sheets, film, the No. 282 import by value totaled $102.52 million for the month of December, $1.29 billion through December 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$322.72 M
2Canada$193.18 M
3Mexico$139.02 M
4Taiwan$133.95 M
5Japan$109.25 M
6Germany$105.12 M
7South Korea$48.97 M
8France$46.11 M
9India$31.19 M
10Italy$25.34 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.29 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $281,263,131
2Port of Newark $131,763,857
3Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $85,900,748
4El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $62,773,158
5Chicago O’Hare International Airport $57,243,402
6Port of Long Beach $56,584,218
7Port of Savannah, Ga. $46,602,629
8Port Laredo $41,961,946
9Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $40,366,176
10Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $36,929,264

U.S. imports of Self-adhesive plates, sheets, film increased 13.64 percent through December to $1.29 billion

U.S. imports of Self-adhesive plates, sheets, film increased 13.64 percent from $1.14 billion to $1.29 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 282 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 288 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 December 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 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas and No. 5 Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $322,715,461
2Canada $193,176,869
3Mexico $139,017,111
4Taiwan $133,948,278
5Japan $109,253,419
6Germany $105,119,390
7South Korea $48,969,151
8France $46,108,394
9India $31,190,149
10Italy $25,335,029

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $45,433,624
2Detroit $34,377,555
3Chicago $32,754,599
4New York City $28,906,635
5El Paso $20,088,039
6Cleveland $16,367,794
7Laredo $11,347,922
8Ogdensburg, N.Y. $10,800,886
9Atlanta/Savannah $10,154,694
10Dallas $8,671,994

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles rose 15.58 percent compared to last year to $281.26 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 17.83 percent compared to last year to $131.76 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 7.52 percent compared to last year to $85.9 million.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas rose 32.72 percent compared to last year to $62.77 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 46.65 percent compared to last year to $57.24 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 $62.17 million, 23.86 percent, (24.98 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada increased $5.51 million, 2.93 percent, (14.95 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico increased $17.92 million, 14.8 percent, (10.76 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Taiwan decreased $1.61 million, 1.19 percent, (10.37 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Japan increased $9.17 million, 9.16 percent, (8.46 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 69.52 percent of all these Self-adhesive plates, sheets, film imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $898.11 million of the $1.29 billion total.

All totaled, 47.91 percent of all these Self-adhesive plates, sheets, film imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $618.94 million of the $1.29 billion total