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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through March 2019.

Imports: Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks

Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks, the No. 22 import by value totaled $1.3 billion for the month of March, $3.91 billion through March of 2019, and $16.27 billion for all of 2018, 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$977.4 M
2Mexico$657.75 M
3Germany$349.24 M
4Japan$334.78 M
5Italy$243.63 M
6Taiwan$175.19 M
7Canada$166.26 M
8South Korea$145.4 M
9United Kingdom$129.47 M
10India$116.8 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $3.91 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $597,480,125
2Port of Houston $322,926,174
3Port Laredo $314,564,904
4Port of Newark $242,085,172
5Port of Long Beach $190,704,044
6Port of Charleston $178,458,910
7Chicago O’Hare International Airport $168,237,355
8Port of Virginia $158,276,590
9El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $145,688,934
10Port of Savannah, Ga. $129,186,271

U.S. imports of Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks decreased 0.78 percent through March to $3.91 billion

U.S. imports of Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks decreased 0.78 percent from $3.94 billion to $3.91 billion through the first three months of 2019 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 22 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 22 for the last full year with a total value of $16.27 billion, a $1.75 billion, 12.03 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Italy. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Houston, No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Italy. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Houston, No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $977,397,437
2Mexico $657,754,807
3Germany $349,242,150
4Japan $334,780,374
5Italy $243,628,690
6Taiwan $175,187,741
7Canada $166,255,734
8South Korea $145,395,846
9United Kingdom $129,470,768
10India $116,800,617

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Houston $665,732,065
2Laredo $531,400,298
3Los Angeles $500,040,745
4Chicago $491,290,667
5New Orleans $341,744,981
6Cleveland $337,036,047
7Atlanta/Savannah $280,653,262
8New York City $267,066,588
9Charleston $259,667,827
10El Paso $231,546,982

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles fell 5.89 percent compared to last year to $597.48 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 15 percent compared to last year to $322.93 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 4.42 percent compared to last year to $314.56 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 3.2 percent compared to last year to $242.09 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 18.54 percent compared to last year to $190.7 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 $129.67 million, 11.71 percent, (25.02 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico increased $7.45 million, 1.14 percent, (16.84 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany decreased $18.58 million, 5.05 percent, (8.94 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Japan decreased $4.41 million, 1.3 percent, (8.57 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Italy increased $34.61 million, 16.56 percent, (6.24 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 65.6 percent of all these Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $2.56 billion of the $3.91 billion total.

All totaled, 42.69 percent of all these Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $1.67 billion of the $3.91 billion total