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

Imports: Ball bearings, roller bearings, parts

Ball bearings, roller bearings, parts, the No. 135 import by value totaled $293.89 million for the month of October, $2.74 billion through October of 2018, and $2.97 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
1Japan$625.53 M
2China$565.64 M
3Germany$275.97 M
4Canada$184.63 M
5South Korea$152.27 M
6Mexico$149.7 M
7India$134.6 M
8France$92.76 M
9Romania$77.14 M
10Italy$67.03 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $2.74 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $523,311,475
2Port of Charleston $497,330,531
3Port of Savannah, Ga. $220,311,786
4Port of Long Beach $160,318,897
5Port of Newark $156,937,111
6Chicago O’Hare International Airport $150,476,661
7Port of Tacoma, Wash. $114,455,628
8Port Laredo $95,373,487
9Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $73,666,286
10Port of Virginia $65,010,243

U.S. imports of Ball bearings, roller bearings, parts increased 11.52 percent through October to $2.74 billion

U.S. imports of Ball bearings, roller bearings, parts increased 11.52 percent from $2.46 billion to $2.74 billion through the first 10 months of 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 135 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 134 for the last full year with a total value of $2.97 billion, a $275.22 million, 10.20 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 China, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Charleston, No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 4 Port of Long Beach and No. 5 Port of Newark.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 China, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Mexico. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Charleston, No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of Tacoma, Wash..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Japan $625,530,266
2China $565,643,194
3Germany $275,968,936
4Canada $184,633,030
5South Korea $152,267,830
6Mexico $149,695,967
7India $134,602,628
8France $92,762,221
9Romania $77,143,828
10Italy $67,027,747

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New Orleans $86,710,804
2Chicago $71,860,067
3Atlanta/Savannah $59,830,372
4Los Angeles $49,097,118
5Cleveland $46,965,915
6Detroit $41,914,906
7Charleston $41,281,351
8Laredo $35,265,635
9New York City $18,566,024
10Buffalo $10,736,374

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles rose 3.86 percent compared to last year to $523.31 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 18.13 percent compared to last year to $497.33 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 2.31 percent compared to last year to $220.31 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 28.27 percent compared to last year to $160.32 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 12.62 percent compared to last year to $156.94 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 Japan increased $40.95 million, 7 percent, (22.82 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China increased $45.74 million, 8.8 percent, (20.64 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany increased $41.69 million, 17.79 percent, (10.07 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Canada increased $17.22 million, 10.29 percent, (6.74 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 South Korea increased $35.78 million, 30.71 percent, (5.56 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 65.82 percent of all these Ball bearings, roller bearings, parts imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $1.8 billion of the $2.74 billion total.

All totaled, 56.85 percent of all these Ball bearings, roller bearings, parts imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $1.56 billion of the $2.74 billion total