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

Imports: Unglazed ceramic flags, paving, hearth tiles

Unglazed ceramic flags, paving, hearth tiles, the No. 237 import by value totaled $107.73 million for the month of February, $231.44 million through February of 2020, and $1.71 billion 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
1Italy$76.9 M
2Spain$46.47 M
3Mexico$34.97 M
4Turkey$24.77 M
5Brazil$15.94 M
6India$12.02 M
7Japan$2.67 M
8Peru$1.87 M
9Malaysia$1.62 M
10Portugal$1.6 M

Top Gateways

RankPortYTD
1Port of Newark$31.31 M
2Port of Los Angeles$30.39 M
3Port of Savannah, Ga.$28.82 M
4Port of Houston$27.15 M
5Port Miami$23.99 M
6Port Laredo$21.6 M
7Port of Long Beach$10.46 M
8Port of Virginia$9.98 M
9Port of New York$6.34 M
10Port of Baltimore, Md.$5.63 M
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $231.44 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $31,310,905
2Port of Los Angeles $30,390,765
3Port of Savannah, Ga. $28,823,135
4Port of Houston $27,151,827
5Port Miami $23,991,435
6Port Laredo $21,603,217
7Port of Long Beach $10,460,803
8Port of Virginia $9,976,829
9Port of New York $6,335,959
10Port of Baltimore, Md. $5,625,537

U.S. imports of Unglazed ceramic flags, paving, hearth tiles decreased 10.49 percent through February to $231.44 million

U.S. imports of Unglazed ceramic flags, paving, hearth tiles decreased 10.49 percent from $258.55 million to $231.44 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 237 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 235 for the last full year with a total value of $1.71 billion, a $161.01 million, 8.60 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Italy, No. 2 Spain, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Turkey 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 of Houston and No. 5 Port Miami.

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

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Italy $76,896,481
2Spain $46,470,843
3Mexico $34,966,514
4Turkey $24,772,905
5Brazil $15,937,458
6India $12,018,216
7Japan $2,674,769
8Peru $1,868,704
9Malaysia $1,622,693
10Portugal $1,604,551

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $23,798,649
2Los Angeles $21,987,110
3Miami $15,881,983
4Atlanta/Savannah $14,335,337
5Houston $13,620,731
6Laredo $8,580,206
7Norfolk $4,121,125
8Baltimore $3,532,632
9San Francisco $2,600,440
10San Juan $2,121,538

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 of Newark fell 15.76 percent compared to last year to $31.31 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 19.72 percent compared to last year to $30.39 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 2.75 percent compared to last year to $28.82 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 6.09 percent compared to last year to $27.15 million.
  • Port Miami fell 8.53 percent compared to last year to $23.99 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 increased $3.52 million, 4.79 percent, (33.23 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Spain increased $2.04 million, 4.59 percent, (20.08 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico decreased $1.69 million, 4.62 percent, (15.11 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Turkey increased $13.17 million, 113.59 percent, (10.7 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Brazil increased $4.91 million, 44.54 percent, (6.89 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 86 percent of all these Unglazed ceramic flags, paving, hearth tiles imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $199.04 million of the $231.44 million total.

All totaled, 61.21 percent of all these Unglazed ceramic flags, paving, hearth tiles imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $141.67 million of the $231.44 million total