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

Imports: Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks

Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks, the No. 23 import by value totaled $1.32 billion for the month of July, $9.08 billion through July 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$2.22 B
2Mexico$1.54 B
3Germany$825.35 M
4Japan$804.07 M
5Italy$556.29 M
6Taiwan$398.18 M
7Canada$386.39 M
8South Korea$327.78 M
9United Kingdom$315.69 M
10India$282.03 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $9.08 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $1,374,562,420
2Port of Houston $750,555,682
3Port Laredo $736,201,659
4Port of Newark $587,559,905
5Port of Charleston $423,366,000
6Chicago O’Hare International Airport $407,377,083
7Port of Long Beach $388,680,344
8El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $343,811,550
9Port of Virginia $339,761,672
10Port of New Orleans $315,325,985

U.S. imports of Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks decreased 3.92 percent through July to $9.08 billion

U.S. imports of Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks decreased 3.92 percent from $9.46 billion to $9.08 billion through the first seven 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 23 through July 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 July 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 Charleston.

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 – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $2,224,981,666
2Mexico $1,542,183,382
3Germany $825,354,695
4Japan $804,072,145
5Italy $556,285,528
6Taiwan $398,175,665
7Canada $386,393,305
8South Korea $327,783,193
9United Kingdom $315,686,065
10India $282,029,252

January – July 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 seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles fell 16.33 percent compared to last year to $1.37 billion.
  • Port of Houston rose 6.38 percent compared to last year to $750.56 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 4.24 percent compared to last year to $736.2 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 5.35 percent compared to last year to $587.56 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 17.84 percent compared to last year to $423.37 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 $436.36 million, 16.4 percent, (24.49 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico increased $8.01 million, 0.52 percent, (16.98 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany decreased $49.05 million, 5.61 percent, (9.09 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Japan increased $1.29 million, 0.16 percent, (8.85 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Italy increased $36.92 million, 7.11 percent, (6.12 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 65.53 percent of all these Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $5.95 billion of the $9.08 billion total.

All totaled, 42.63 percent of all these Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $3.87 billion of the $9.08 billion total