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

Imports: Ball bearings, roller bearings, parts

Ball bearings, roller bearings, parts, the No. 135 import by value totaled $266.84 million for the month of July, $1.92 billion through July of 2019, and $3.27 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
1Japan$477.3 M
2China$362.17 M
3Germany$187.24 M
4Canada$118.73 M
5South Korea$107.11 M
6India$101.36 M
7Mexico$99.39 M
8France$75.8 M
9Romania$53.79 M
10Italy$49 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.92 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $394,646,943
2Port of Charleston $344,554,667
3Port of Savannah, Ga. $146,744,596
4Port of Newark $117,042,916
5Port of Long Beach $102,487,719
6Chicago O’Hare International Airport $91,770,365
7Port of Tacoma, Wash. $89,651,961
8Port Laredo $67,993,794
9Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $51,041,859
10Port of Virginia $46,448,230

U.S. imports of Ball bearings, roller bearings, parts decreased 0.12 percent through July to $1.92 billion

U.S. imports of Ball bearings, roller bearings, parts decreased 0.12 percent from $1.92 billion to $1.92 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 135 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 135 for the last full year with a total value of $3.27 billion, a $299.01 million, 10.05 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through July 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 Newark and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

In the last previous full year, theleading 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.

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Japan $477,299,301
2China $362,172,277
3Germany $187,244,398
4Canada $118,726,348
5South Korea $107,107,415
6India $101,363,808
7Mexico $99,391,533
8France $75,803,750
9Romania $53,790,190
10Italy $48,997,955

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New Orleans $168,663,411
2Chicago $142,077,308
3Los Angeles $119,944,434
4Atlanta/Savannah $107,635,923
5Detroit $85,884,604
6Charleston $85,824,664
7Cleveland $85,308,426
8Laredo $66,803,679
9New York City $41,666,893
10Buffalo $23,193,568

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 Los Angeles rose 7.62 percent compared to last year to $394.65 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 0.88 percent compared to last year to $344.55 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 7.79 percent compared to last year to $146.74 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 7.36 percent compared to last year to $117.04 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 13.27 percent compared to last year to $102.49 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 $38.31 million, 8.73 percent, (24.92 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China decreased $42.56 million, 10.52 percent, (18.91 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany increased $421,627, 0.23 percent, (9.78 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Canada decreased $9.71 million, 7.56 percent, (6.2 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 South Korea decreased $471,105, 0.44 percent, (5.59 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 65.4 percent of all these Ball bearings, roller bearings, parts imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $1.25 billion of the $1.92 billion total.

All totaled, 57.72 percent of all these Ball bearings, roller bearings, parts imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $1.11 billion of the $1.92 billion total