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

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

Tarpaulins, sails, awnings, tents, etc., the No. 387 import by value totaled $70.95 million for the month of March, $198.48 million through March of 2019, and $702.06 million 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$118.82 M
2Bangladesh$37.87 M
3Taiwan$9.66 M
4Vietnam$9.11 M
5Sri Lanka$5.63 M
6Czech Republic$5.32 M
7Canada$3.6 M
8South Korea$927,465
9New Zealand$922,827
10South Africa$878,807
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $198.48 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $58,495,244
2Port of Oakland, Calif. $19,085,709
3Port of Newark $18,275,112
4Port of Tacoma, Wash. $13,978,027
5Port of Long Beach $11,554,908
6Port of Savannah, Ga. $11,050,754
7Port of Seattle, Wash. $10,813,216
8Port of Charleston $9,165,423
9Port of Virginia $6,640,072
10Port of Houston $6,486,757

U.S. imports of Tarpaulins, sails, awnings, tents, etc. increased 3.98 percent through March to $198.48 million

U.S. imports of Tarpaulins, sails, awnings, tents, etc. increased 3.98 percent from $190.89 million to $198.48 million 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 387 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 396 for the last full year with a total value of $702.06 million, a $24.36 million, 3.59 percent increase from the 2017 total.

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

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 – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $118,823,922
2Bangladesh $37,872,873
3Taiwan $9,660,380
4Vietnam $9,110,115
5Sri Lanka $5,632,915
6Czech Republic $5,315,492
7Canada $3,599,229
8South Korea $927,465
9New Zealand $922,827
10South Africa $878,807

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $53,215,972
2San Francisco $16,630,770
3Seattle $15,902,947
4New York City $15,834,497
5St. Louis $12,320,514
6Atlanta/Savannah $9,961,191
7Charleston $9,771,296
8Great Falls, Mont. $9,573,889
9Chicago $7,178,464
10Norfolk $6,932,596

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 4.23 percent compared to last year to $58.5 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 44.86 percent compared to last year to $19.09 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 11.52 percent compared to last year to $18.28 million.
  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. rose 7.45 percent compared to last year to $13.98 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 35.54 percent compared to last year to $11.55 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 $4.16 million, 3.63 percent, (59.87 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Bangladesh decreased $2.7 million, 6.66 percent, (19.08 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Taiwan increased $2.41 million, 33.17 percent, (4.87 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Vietnam increased $2.06 million, 29.25 percent, (4.59 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Sri Lanka increased $1.6 million, 39.78 percent, (2.84 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 91.24 percent of all these Tarpaulins, sails, awnings, tents, etc. imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $181.1 million of the $198.48 million total.

All totaled, 61.16 percent of all these Tarpaulins, sails, awnings, tents, etc. imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $121.39 million of the $198.48 million total