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

Imports: Automatic regulating instruments, parts

Automatic regulating instruments, parts, the No. 102 import by value totaled $350.21 million for the month of December, $4.66 billion through December of 2018, and $4.75 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
1Mexico$1.27 B
2China$793.54 M
3Canada$545.81 M
4Germany$458.38 M
5Japan$449.4 M
6United Kingdom$181.1 M
7France$165.51 M
8Hungary$91.25 M
9South Korea$89 M
10Poland$70.26 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $4.66 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $554,724,353
2Port of New Orleans $392,988,303
3Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $333,700,423
4Port Laredo $325,815,302
5Port of Long Beach $311,935,209
6Port of Los Angeles $297,915,150
7Chicago O’Hare International Airport $290,877,930
8John F. Kennedy International Airport $151,295,849
9Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $120,012,134
10Port of Tacoma, Wash. $115,801,732

U.S. imports of Automatic regulating instruments, parts decreased 2.02 percent through December to $4.66 billion

U.S. imports of Automatic regulating instruments, parts decreased 2.02 percent from $4.75 billion to $4.66 billion in 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 102 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 95 for the last full year with a total value of $4.75 billion, a $119.76 million, 2.58 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 China, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 2 Port of New Orleans, No. 3 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio, No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 China, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 2 Port of New Orleans, No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $1,269,704,481
2China $793,541,039
3Canada $545,807,270
4Germany $458,379,228
5Japan $449,398,823
6United Kingdom $181,097,893
7France $165,511,401
8Hungary $91,247,670
9South Korea $88,999,763
10Poland $70,257,055

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1El Paso $133,897,217
2Cleveland $128,683,702
3Laredo $123,646,238
4Chicago $109,867,107
5New Orleans $95,210,918
6Los Angeles $79,558,887
7New York City $59,186,774
8San Diego $42,793,665
9Atlanta/Savannah $41,434,450
10Detroit $41,265,594

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas rose 14.2 percent compared to last year to $554.72 million.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 4.89 percent compared to last year to $392.99 million.
  • Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio rose 36.35 percent compared to last year to $333.7 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 13.19 percent compared to last year to $325.82 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 54.57 percent compared to last year to $311.94 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 decreased $146.98 million, 10.38 percent, (27.26 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China decreased $51.08 million, 6.05 percent, (17.03 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Canada decreased $11.3 million, 2.03 percent, (11.72 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany increased $98.75 million, 27.46 percent, (9.84 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Japan decreased $16.32 million, 3.5 percent, (9.65 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 75.5 percent of all these Automatic regulating instruments, parts imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $3.52 billion of the $4.66 billion total.

All totaled, 41.2 percent of all these Automatic regulating instruments, parts imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $1.92 billion of the $4.66 billion total