Current data is through December 2019.

Imports: Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks

Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks, the No. 23 import by value totaled $1.13 billion for the month of December, $15.21 billion through December 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

RankCountry2019
1China$3.64 B
2Mexico$2.58 B
3Germany$1.39 B
4Japan$1.39 B
5Italy$901.94 M
6Canada$657.99 M
7Taiwan$656.61 M
8South Korea$546.62 M
9United Kingdom$534.74 M
10India$471.47 M
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U.S. imports of Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks decreased 6.56 percent through December 2019 to $15.21 billion

U.S. imports of Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks decreased 6.56 percent from $16.27 billion to $15.21 billion in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 23 in 2019 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 $16.27 billion, a $1.75 billion, 12.03 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through December 2019 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 Laredo, No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of Charleston.

In the last previous full 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.

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five in 2019 were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles fell 18.96 percent to $2.28 billion.
  • Port Laredo rose 0.3 percent to $1.24 billion.
  • Port of Houston fell 4.29 percent to $1.22 billion.
  • Port of Newark rose 6.97 percent to $1.03 billion.
  • Port of Charleston rose 11 percent to $726.44 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 $980.98 million, 21.22 percent, (23.95 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico decreased $58.1 million, 2.2 percent, (16.97 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany decreased $99.39 million, 6.67 percent, (9.14 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Japan decreased $6.12 million, 0.44 percent, (9.12 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Italy increased $38.73 million, 4.49 percent, (5.93 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 65.12 percent of all these Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets in 2019. That is equal to $9.9 billion of the $15.21 billion total.

All totaled, 42.68 percent of all these Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports in 2019. That is equal to $6.49 billion of the $15.21 billion total.