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

Imports: Unglazed ceramic flags, paving, hearth tiles

Unglazed ceramic flags, paving, hearth tiles, the No. 228 import by value totaled $141.76 million for the month of March, $400.31 million through March of 2019, and $1.87 billion 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
1Italy$121.24 M
2China$80.22 M
3Spain$71.23 M
4Mexico$57.6 M
5Turkey$18.36 M
6Brazil$18.24 M
7Peru$5.54 M
8India$4.1 M
9Japan$3.54 M
10Portugal$2.91 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $400.31 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $58,454,801
2Port of Los Angeles $53,845,166
3Port of Savannah, Ga. $45,210,707
4Port Miami $42,341,916
5Port of Houston $41,249,739
6Port Laredo $34,741,258
7Port of Virginia $22,626,587
8Port of Long Beach $15,139,580
9Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $8,180,714
10Port of New York $7,819,487

U.S. imports of Unglazed ceramic flags, paving, hearth tiles decreased 9.97 percent through March to $400.31 million

U.S. imports of Unglazed ceramic flags, paving, hearth tiles decreased 9.97 percent from $444.64 million to $400.31 million through the first three 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 228 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 204 for the last full year with a total value of $1.87 billion, a $60.32 million, 3.33 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March 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 Newark, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 4 Port Miami and No. 5 Port of Houston.

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 Laredo.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Italy $121,237,282
2China $80,224,772
3Spain $71,230,748
4Mexico $57,595,963
5Turkey $18,360,460
6Brazil $18,241,225
7Peru $5,539,051
8India $4,103,364
9Japan $3,535,234
10Portugal $2,905,324

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $112,981,750
2New York City $96,286,258
3Houston $76,077,995
4Atlanta/Savannah $76,031,633
5Miami $66,697,089
6Laredo $48,172,589
7Norfolk $24,757,929
8Detroit $16,218,370
9San Francisco $9,583,704
10El Paso $8,542,749

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark fell 12.03 percent compared to last year to $58.45 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 9.49 percent compared to last year to $53.85 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 17.07 percent compared to last year to $45.21 million.
  • Port Miami rose 54.27 percent compared to last year to $42.34 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 30.97 percent compared to last year to $41.25 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 $11.18 million, 8.45 percent, (30.29 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China decreased $44.91 million, 35.89 percent, (20.04 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Spain increased $4.21 million, 6.28 percent, (17.79 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Mexico increased $2.47 million, 4.47 percent, (14.39 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Turkey decreased $2.19 million, 10.65 percent, (4.59 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 87.09 percent of all these Unglazed ceramic flags, paving, hearth tiles imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $348.65 million of the $400.31 million total.

All totaled, 60.23 percent of all these Unglazed ceramic flags, paving, hearth tiles imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $241.1 million of the $400.31 million total