Current data is through December 2019.

Imports: Air conditioning machines

Air conditioning machines, the No. 57 import by value totaled $521.12 million for the month of December, $8.98 billion through December of 2019, and $9.06 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

RankCountry2019
1Mexico$4.04 B
2China$2.54 B
3Canada$586.68 M
4Thailand$462.5 M
5Japan$380.27 M
6South Korea$279.27 M
7Germany$119.15 M
8France$59.23 M
9Malaysia$56.02 M
10United Kingdom$54.31 M
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U.S. imports of Air conditioning machines decreased 0.91 percent through December 2019 to $8.98 billion

U.S. imports of Air conditioning machines decreased 0.91 percent from $9.06 billion to $8.98 billion in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 57 in 2019 among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 53 for the last full year with a total value of $9.06 billion, a $1.22 billion, 15.53 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through December 2019 the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 China, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Thailand and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Port of Newark.

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 China, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of Houston.

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five in 2019 were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo rose 8.02 percent to $3.03 billion.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 21.56 percent to $923 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 35.53 percent to $714.52 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 15.63 percent to $469.92 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 26.31 percent to $387.71 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 Mexico increased $224.15 million, 5.88 percent, (45 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China decreased $617.91 million, 19.58 percent, (28.28 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Canada increased $87.56 million, 17.54 percent, (6.54 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Thailand increased $135.88 million, 41.6 percent, (5.15 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Japan increased $41.7 million, 12.31 percent, (4.24 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 89.21 percent of all these Air conditioning machines imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets in 2019. That is equal to $8.01 billion of the $8.98 billion total.

All totaled, 61.51 percent of all these Air conditioning machines imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports in 2019. That is equal to $5.52 billion of the $8.98 billion total.