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

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

Tarpaulins, sails, awnings, tents, etc., the No. 370 import by value totaled $69.87 million for the month of July, $508.38 million through July 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$321.6 M
2Bangladesh$87.02 M
3Vietnam$20.79 M
4Taiwan$19.45 M
5Sri Lanka$12.69 M
6Czech Republic$12.04 M
7Canada$9.01 M
8South Korea$3.53 M
9South Africa$3.05 M
10New Zealand$2.69 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $508.38 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $163,086,563
2Port of Newark $42,892,294
3Port of Oakland, Calif. $40,432,586
4Port of Long Beach $37,094,357
5Port of Tacoma, Wash. $32,510,853
6Port of Seattle, Wash. $25,605,152
7Port of Savannah, Ga. $23,528,375
8Port of Charleston $20,689,044
9Port of Virginia $18,206,272
10Port of Houston $13,640,943

U.S. imports of Tarpaulins, sails, awnings, tents, etc. increased 5.51 percent through July to $508.38 million

U.S. imports of Tarpaulins, sails, awnings, tents, etc. increased 5.51 percent from $481.84 million to $508.38 million 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 370 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 383 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 July of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Bangladesh, No. 3 Vietnam, No. 4 Taiwan and No. 5 Sri Lanka. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Oakland, Calif., No. 4 Port of Long Beach and No. 5 Port of Tacoma, Wash..

In the last previous full year, theleading 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..

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $321,598,627
2Bangladesh $87,024,778
3Vietnam $20,791,351
4Taiwan $19,447,148
5Sri Lanka $12,687,111
6Czech Republic $12,044,946
7Canada $9,014,874
8South Korea $3,526,043
9South Africa $3,054,449
10New Zealand $2,685,577

January – July 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 seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles rose 6.78 percent compared to last year to $163.09 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 2.59 percent compared to last year to $42.89 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 22.99 percent compared to last year to $40.43 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 17.46 percent compared to last year to $37.09 million.
  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. fell 1.71 percent compared to last year to $32.51 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 $35.49 million, 12.41 percent, (63.26 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Bangladesh decreased $9.89 million, 10.2 percent, (17.12 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Vietnam decreased $1.14 million, 5.21 percent, (4.09 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Taiwan increased $892,195, 4.81 percent, (3.83 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Sri Lanka increased $1.85 million, 17.03 percent, (2.5 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 90.79 percent of all these Tarpaulins, sails, awnings, tents, etc. imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $461.55 million of the $508.38 million total.

All totaled, 62.16 percent of all these Tarpaulins, sails, awnings, tents, etc. imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $316.02 million of the $508.38 million total