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

Imports: Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks

Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks, the No. 22 import by value totaled $1.41 billion for the month of October, $13.57 billion through October of 2018, and $14.53 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$3.79 B
2Mexico$2.23 B
3Germany$1.26 B
4Japan$1.15 B
5Italy$718.17 M
6Taiwan$583.46 M
7Canada$512.05 M
8South Korea$452.38 M
9United Kingdom$418.78 M
10India$379.69 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $13.57 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $2,339,922,751
2Port of Houston $1,047,421,425
3Port Laredo $1,037,345,465
4Port of Newark $806,214,920
5Port of Long Beach $762,941,186
6Chicago O’Hare International Airport $627,474,976
7El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $531,184,757
8Port of Charleston $529,876,042
9Port of Savannah, Ga. $475,297,793
10Port of Virginia $452,091,571

U.S. imports of Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks increased 12.33 percent through October to $13.57 billion

U.S. imports of Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks increased 12.33 percent from $12.08 billion to $13.57 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 22 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 23 for the last full year with a total value of $14.53 billion, a $1.05 billion, 7.81 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October 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 Japan, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Italy. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of Long Beach, No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Port of Newark.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $3,792,879,636
2Mexico $2,230,473,727
3Germany $1,263,721,619
4Japan $1,154,967,417
5Italy $718,174,662
6Taiwan $583,460,577
7Canada $512,052,064
8South Korea $452,381,980
9United Kingdom $418,777,428
10India $379,692,936

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Houston $295,689,055
2Laredo $263,791,246
3Chicago $257,543,786
4Los Angeles $227,990,030
5New Orleans $183,872,690
6Cleveland $162,360,277
7Atlanta/Savannah $131,452,387
8New York City $126,126,271
9Charleston $122,530,723
10El Paso $122,471,381

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 21.7 percent compared to last year to $2.34 billion.
  • Port of Houston rose 44.6 percent compared to last year to $1.05 billion.
  • Port Laredo rose 11.84 percent compared to last year to $1.04 billion.
  • Port of Newark rose 15.53 percent compared to last year to $806.21 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 5.49 percent compared to last year to $762.94 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 $628.12 million, 19.85 percent, (27.95 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico increased $159.74 million, 7.71 percent, (16.43 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany increased $106.88 million, 9.24 percent, (9.31 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Japan decreased $13.51 million, 1.16 percent, (8.51 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Italy increased $87.05 million, 13.79 percent, (5.29 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 67.49 percent of all these Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $9.16 billion of the $13.57 billion total.

All totaled, 44.16 percent of all these Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $5.99 billion of the $13.57 billion total