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

Imports: Tarpaulins, sails, awnings, tents, etc.

Tarpaulins, sails, awnings, tents, etc., the No. 413 import by value totaled $45.7 million for the month of October, $624.27 million through October of 2018, and $677.7 million 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$378.46 M
2Bangladesh$112.32 M
3Vietnam$26.81 M
4Taiwan$25.94 M
5Czech Republic$16.6 M
6Sri Lanka$15.86 M
7Canada$13.04 M
8South Africa$4.51 M
9South Korea$4.28 M
10Hong Kong$2.3 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $624.27 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $197,536,757
2Port of Long Beach $57,586,872
3Port of Newark $53,454,829
4Port of Tacoma, Wash. $44,856,095
5Port of Oakland, Calif. $40,836,914
6Port of Savannah, Ga. $32,398,268
7Port of Seattle, Wash. $24,973,876
8Port of Charleston $24,030,237
9Port of Virginia $23,399,908
10Port of Houston $17,872,816

U.S. imports of Tarpaulins, sails, awnings, tents, etc. increased 3.98 percent through October to $624.27 million

U.S. imports of Tarpaulins, sails, awnings, tents, etc. increased 3.98 percent from $600.4 million to $624.27 million 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 413 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 404 for the last full year with a total value of $677.7 million, a $18.07 million, 2.74 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Bangladesh, No. 3 Vietnam, No. 4 Taiwan and No. 5 Czech Republic. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Long Beach, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port of Tacoma, Wash. and No. 5 Port of Oakland, Calif..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Bangladesh, No. 3 Taiwan, No. 4 Vietnam and No. 5 Czech Republic. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Long Beach, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port of Tacoma, Wash. and No. 5 Port of Oakland, Calif..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $378,458,033
2Bangladesh $112,319,594
3Vietnam $26,810,667
4Taiwan $25,942,894
5Czech Republic $16,596,840
6Sri Lanka $15,864,675
7Canada $13,035,664
8South Africa $4,514,075
9South Korea $4,284,063
10Hong Kong $2,296,814

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $36,414,281
2San Francisco $11,393,615
3Seattle $10,076,309
4New York City $8,563,720
5Atlanta/Savannah $7,390,630
6Great Falls, Mont. $6,142,781
7St. Louis $5,912,019
8Chicago $4,888,623
9Charleston $4,740,379
10Norfolk $4,712,927

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 6.33 percent compared to last year to $197.54 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 14.8 percent compared to last year to $57.59 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 10.32 percent compared to last year to $53.45 million.
  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. rose 10.23 percent compared to last year to $44.86 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 8.43 percent compared to last year to $40.84 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 $24.79 million, 7.01 percent, (60.62 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Bangladesh decreased $7.3 million, 6.1 percent, (17.99 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Vietnam increased $4.52 million, 20.28 percent, (4.29 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Taiwan increased $1.38 million, 5.6 percent, (4.16 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Czech Republic increased $1.24 million, 8.07 percent, (2.66 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 89.73 percent of all these Tarpaulins, sails, awnings, tents, etc. imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $560.13 million of the $624.27 million total.

All totaled, 63.16 percent of all these Tarpaulins, sails, awnings, tents, etc. imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $394.27 million of the $624.27 million total