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

Imports: Toilet paper, related household items

Toilet paper, related household items, the No. 486 import by value totaled $46.2 million for the month of July, $300.84 million through July of 2019, and $534.9 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
1Canada$95.03 M
2Indonesia$88.32 M
3Mexico$57.22 M
4Italy$17.41 M
5Turkey$10.74 M
6Germany$7.21 M
7Chile$4.28 M
8Spain$3.53 M
9France$3.21 M
10China$2.96 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $300.84 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $57,157,904
2Port of Los Angeles $52,586,474
3Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $46,869,138
4Port of Newark $42,197,103
5Port of Virginia $18,169,617
6Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $15,025,001
7Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $12,486,130
8Port of Houston $10,272,319
9Port of Calais, Maine $10,026,726
10Port of Charleston $5,629,007

U.S. imports of Toilet paper, related household items decreased 1.85 percent through July to $300.84 million

U.S. imports of Toilet paper, related household items decreased 1.85 percent from $306.5 million to $300.84 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 486 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 474 for the last full year with a total value of $534.9 million, a $75.03 million, 16.32 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through July of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Indonesia, No. 3 Mexico, 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 Port of Virginia.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Indonesia, No. 4 Italy and No. 5 South Korea. 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..

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $95,030,771
2Indonesia $88,324,762
3Mexico $57,216,692
4Italy $17,413,720
5Turkey $10,744,216
6Germany $7,207,668
7Chile $4,278,713
8Spain $3,530,313
9France $3,210,487
10China $2,960,006

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $32,895,207
2Los Angeles $28,096,399
3Buffalo $27,114,400
4Detroit $18,100,779
5Portland, Maine $10,174,181
6New York City $9,007,742
7Ogdensburg, N.Y. $6,937,018
8Atlanta/Savannah $4,988,967
9Houston $4,849,561
10Chicago $3,460,204

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 Laredo fell 16.95 percent compared to last year to $57.16 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 15.92 percent compared to last year to $52.59 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 0.13 percent compared to last year to $46.87 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 94.8 percent compared to last year to $42.2 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 134.86 percent compared to last year to $18.17 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 Canada decreased $9.34 million, 8.95 percent, (31.59 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Indonesia increased $29.33 million, 49.72 percent, (29.36 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico decreased $11.73 million, 17.01 percent, (19.02 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Italy decreased $14.8 million, 45.94 percent, (5.79 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Turkey increased $8.93 million, 493.05 percent, (3.57 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 89.33 percent of all these Toilet paper, related household items imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $268.73 million of the $300.84 million total.

All totaled, 72.13 percent of all these Toilet paper, related household items imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $216.98 million of the $300.84 million total