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

Imports: Unglazed ceramic flags, paving, hearth tiles

Unglazed ceramic flags, paving, hearth tiles, the No. 213 import by value totaled $151.95 million for the month of October, $1.57 billion through October of 2018, and $1.81 billion 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
1Italy$496.43 M
2China$394.64 M
3Spain$245.9 M
4Mexico$183.97 M
5Turkey$75.3 M
6Brazil$64.83 M
7Peru$16.24 M
8Germany$13.37 M
9Japan$11.29 M
10Portugal$10.59 M

Top Gateways

RankPortYTD
1Port of Los Angeles$242.32 M
2Port of Newark$239.86 M
3Port of Houston$190.11 M
4Port of Savannah, Ga.$174.47 M
5Port Laredo$105.79 M
6Port Miami$96.92 M
7Port of Virginia$85.82 M
8Port Everglades, Fla.$80.62 M
9Port of Long Beach$58.25 M
10Port of New York$41.7 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.57 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $242,318,529
2Port of Newark $239,860,285
3Port of Houston $190,112,016
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $174,470,346
5Port Laredo $105,785,675
6Port Miami $96,916,775
7Port of Virginia $85,817,293
8Port Everglades, Fla. $80,616,882
9Port of Long Beach $58,251,977
10Port of New York $41,702,732

U.S. imports of Unglazed ceramic flags, paving, hearth tiles increased 2.84 percent through October to $1.57 billion

U.S. imports of Unglazed ceramic flags, paving, hearth tiles increased 2.84 percent from $1.53 billion to $1.57 billion through the first 10 months of 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 213 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 199 for the last full year with a total value of $1.81 billion, a $1.56 billion, 617.05 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Italy, No. 2 China, No. 3 Spain, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Turkey. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Port Laredo.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Italy, No. 2 China, No. 3 Spain, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Turkey. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Port Miami.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Italy $496,427,178
2China $394,641,912
3Spain $245,903,923
4Mexico $183,972,727
5Turkey $75,295,862
6Brazil $64,830,189
7Peru $16,240,350
8Germany $13,367,515
9Japan $11,285,463
10Portugal $10,592,571

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $53,494,504
2New York City $48,609,900
3Houston $39,971,966
4Atlanta/Savannah $36,288,970
5Miami $30,789,958
6Laredo $26,062,312
7Norfolk $13,118,812
8Detroit $8,557,077
9San Francisco $5,033,950
10El Paso $4,873,715

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles fell 1.1 percent compared to last year to $242.32 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 8.46 percent compared to last year to $239.86 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 0.63 percent compared to last year to $190.11 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 20.31 percent compared to last year to $174.47 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 6.77 percent compared to last year to $105.79 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 Italy decreased $23.31 million, 4.48 percent, (31.63 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China increased $7.47 million, 1.93 percent, (25.14 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Spain increased $41.87 million, 20.52 percent, (15.67 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Mexico increased $6.17 million, 3.47 percent, (11.72 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Turkey decreased $5.76 million, 7.11 percent, (4.8 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 88.96 percent of all these Unglazed ceramic flags, paving, hearth tiles imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $1.4 billion of the $1.57 billion total.

All totaled, 60.69 percent of all these Unglazed ceramic flags, paving, hearth tiles imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $952.55 million of the $1.57 billion total