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

Imports: Unglazed ceramic flags, paving, hearth tiles

Unglazed ceramic flags, paving, hearth tiles, the No. 219 import by value totaled $178.39 million for the month of July, $1.04 billion through July 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$318.44 M
2China$216.47 M
3Spain$186.73 M
4Mexico$132.77 M
5Brazil$54.5 M
6Turkey$48.18 M
7Peru$13.83 M
8India$13.07 M
9Japan$8.72 M
10Portugal$6.68 M

Top Gateways

RankPortYTD
1Port of Newark$160.04 M
2Port of Los Angeles$147.03 M
3Port of Savannah, Ga.$129.55 M
4Port Miami$107.28 M
5Port of Houston$105.74 M
6Port Laredo$79.08 M
7Port of Virginia$54.52 M
8Port of Long Beach$44.11 M
9Port of New York$22.99 M
10Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico$17.82 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.04 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $160,037,845
2Port of Los Angeles $147,029,547
3Port of Savannah, Ga. $129,554,111
4Port Miami $107,276,967
5Port of Houston $105,743,296
6Port Laredo $79,080,486
7Port of Virginia $54,524,673
8Port of Long Beach $44,111,710
9Port of New York $22,992,565
10Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico $17,815,266

U.S. imports of Unglazed ceramic flags, paving, hearth tiles decreased 5.84 percent through July to $1.04 billion

U.S. imports of Unglazed ceramic flags, paving, hearth tiles decreased 5.84 percent from $1.1 billion to $1.04 billion 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 219 through July 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 July of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Italy, No. 2 China, No. 3 Spain, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Brazil. 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 – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Italy $318,437,241
2China $216,470,878
3Spain $186,726,478
4Mexico $132,766,684
5Brazil $54,496,261
6Turkey $48,176,330
7Peru $13,830,152
8India $13,072,667
9Japan $8,719,092
10Portugal $6,682,685

January – July 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 seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark fell 7.39 percent compared to last year to $160.04 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 13.36 percent compared to last year to $147.03 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 5.27 percent compared to last year to $129.55 million.
  • Port Miami rose 66.39 percent compared to last year to $107.28 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 21.17 percent compared to last year to $105.74 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 $34.44 million, 9.76 percent, (30.7 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China decreased $59.92 million, 21.68 percent, (20.87 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Spain increased $12.79 million, 7.35 percent, (18 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Mexico increased $2.75 million, 2.11 percent, (12.8 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Brazil increased $14.29 million, 35.56 percent, (5.25 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 87.62 percent of all these Unglazed ceramic flags, paving, hearth tiles imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $908.9 million of the $1.04 billion total.

All totaled, 62.62 percent of all these Unglazed ceramic flags, paving, hearth tiles imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $649.64 million of the $1.04 billion total