Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through February 2020.

Imports: Toilet paper, related household items

Toilet paper, related household items, the No. 493 import by value totaled $32.62 million for the month of February, $70.92 million through February of 2020, and $490 million for all of 2019, 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
1Mexico$20.64 M
2Canada$18.14 M
3Indonesia$17 M
4Italy$4.78 M
5Turkey$3.68 M
6Germany$2.75 M
7France$760,244
8Sweden$400,698
9Japan$389,934
10Vietnam$387,120
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $70.92 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $20,592,897
2Port of Los Angeles $12,434,046
3Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $9,929,834
4Port of Newark $8,654,305
5Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $3,938,463
6Port of Virginia $3,580,643
7Port of Calais, Maine $1,739,090
8Port of Long Beach $1,070,809
9Port of Tacoma, Wash. $893,269
10Port of Jacksonville, Fla. $889,052

U.S. imports of Toilet paper, related household items decreased 13.96 percent through February to $70.92 million

U.S. imports of Toilet paper, related household items decreased 13.96 percent from $82.43 million to $70.92 million through the first two months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 493 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 481 for the last full year with a total value of $490 million, a $44.9 million, 8.39 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Indonesia, No. 4 Italy and No. 5 Turkey. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Indonesia, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Italy and No. 5 Sweden. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $20,641,143
2Canada $18,138,127
3Indonesia $16,997,846
4Italy $4,781,300
5Turkey $3,677,403
6Germany $2,748,097
7France $760,244
8Sweden $400,698
9Japan $389,934
10Vietnam $387,120

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $9,347,290
2Los Angeles $8,131,409
3Buffalo $3,842,595
4New York City $3,053,490
5Detroit $2,754,639
6Norfolk $2,205,012
7Cleveland $1,604,596
8Ogdensburg, N.Y. $804,929
9Portland, Maine $642,586
10Seattle $520,947

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first two months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo rose 28.88 percent compared to last year to $20.59 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 8.75 percent compared to last year to $12.43 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 27.58 percent compared to last year to $9.93 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 1.4 percent compared to last year to $8.65 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 27.62 percent compared to last year to $3.94 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 Mexico increased $4.66 million, 29.16 percent, (29.11 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada decreased $11.78 million, 39.38 percent, (25.58 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Indonesia decreased $6.72 million, 28.32 percent, (23.97 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Italy increased $1.34 million, 39.05 percent, (6.74 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Turkey increased $2.37 million, 181.91 percent, (5.19 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 90.58 percent of all these Toilet paper, related household items imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $64.24 million of the $70.92 million total.

All totaled, 78.33 percent of all these Toilet paper, related household items imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $55.55 million of the $70.92 million total