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

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

Tarpaulins, sails, awnings, tents, etc., the No. 421 import by value totaled $40.42 million for the month of December, $702.06 million through December 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$425.69 M
2Bangladesh$119.76 M
3Vietnam$30.01 M
4Taiwan$29.56 M
5Czech Republic$20.52 M
6Sri Lanka$19.19 M
7Canada$14.91 M
8South Africa$5.27 M
9South Korea$4.97 M
10Germany$3.82 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $702.06 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $217,034,662
2Port of Long Beach $65,173,850
3Port of Newark $61,334,533
4Port of Tacoma, Wash. $50,240,915
5Port of Oakland, Calif. $46,473,602
6Port of Savannah, Ga. $35,223,798
7Port of Charleston $29,068,333
8Port of Seattle, Wash. $27,925,675
9Port of Virginia $25,783,688
10Port of Houston $19,656,079

U.S. imports of Tarpaulins, sails, awnings, tents, etc. increased 3.59 percent through December to $702.06 million

U.S. imports of Tarpaulins, sails, awnings, tents, etc. increased 3.59 percent from $677.7 million to $702.06 million in 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 421 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 417 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 December 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $425,694,721
2Bangladesh $119,763,543
3Vietnam $30,006,620
4Taiwan $29,556,817
5Czech Republic $20,524,102
6Sri Lanka $19,185,449
7Canada $14,905,823
8South Africa $5,272,335
9South Korea $4,971,488
10Germany $3,823,483

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $45,592,000
2San Francisco $13,889,909
3Seattle $12,810,897
4New York City $11,905,167
5St. Louis $9,724,901
6Atlanta/Savannah $8,578,600
7Great Falls, Mont. $8,066,580
8Charleston $7,853,850
9Chicago $5,945,079
10Norfolk $5,907,389

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles rose 3.57 percent compared to last year to $217.03 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 11.81 percent compared to last year to $65.17 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 19.05 percent compared to last year to $61.33 million.
  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. rose 8.94 percent compared to last year to $50.24 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 5.8 percent compared to last year to $46.47 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 $24.08 million, 6 percent, (60.64 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Bangladesh decreased $5.72 million, 4.56 percent, (17.06 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Vietnam increased $4.47 million, 17.52 percent, (4.27 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Taiwan increased $1.72 million, 6.18 percent, (4.21 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Czech Republic increased $1.18 million, 6.1 percent, (2.92 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 89.1 percent of all these Tarpaulins, sails, awnings, tents, etc. imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $625.55 million of the $702.06 million total.

All totaled, 62.71 percent of all these Tarpaulins, sails, awnings, tents, etc. imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $440.26 million of the $702.06 million total