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

Imports: Ball bearings, roller bearings, parts

Ball bearings, roller bearings, parts, the No. 149 import by value totaled $223.72 million for the month of March, $659.49 million through March of 2020, and $3.13 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
1Japan$160.49 M
2China$113.46 M
3Germany$65.15 M
4Canada$49.05 M
5South Korea$48.21 M
6Mexico$39.51 M
7India$31.09 M
8France$25.17 M
9Romania$17.96 M
10Italy$15.41 M
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January – March 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $659.49 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $140,827,341
2Port of Charleston $113,032,469
3Port of Savannah, Ga. $47,101,728
4Port of Newark $40,906,252
5Port of Tacoma, Wash. $39,129,660
6Port Laredo $29,330,558
7Port of Long Beach $27,307,144
8Chicago O’Hare International Airport $26,876,894
9Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $20,985,094
10Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $18,156,375

U.S. imports of Ball bearings, roller bearings, parts decreased 19.79 percent through March to $659.49 million

U.S. imports of Ball bearings, roller bearings, parts decreased 19.79 percent from $822.24 million to $659.49 million through the first three 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 149 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 129 for the last full year with a total value of $3.13 billion, a $142.94 million, 4.37 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through March 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 Tacoma, Wash..

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 Newark and No. 5 Port of Tacoma, Wash..

January – March 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Japan $160,487,041
2China $113,463,315
3Germany $65,153,342
4Canada $49,053,517
5South Korea $48,210,262
6Mexico $39,509,657
7India $31,088,672
8France $25,168,239
9Romania $17,955,542
10Italy $15,406,187

January – March 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New Orleans $31,440,012
2Los Angeles $31,244,231
3Chicago $25,763,253
4Charleston $20,661,198
5Atlanta/Savannah $19,666,298
6Detroit $19,057,035
7Laredo $15,411,552
8Cleveland $14,191,550
9New York City $9,023,112
10Buffalo $7,452,420

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles fell 16.06 percent compared to last year to $140.83 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 21.63 percent compared to last year to $113.03 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 25.08 percent compared to last year to $47.1 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 19.65 percent compared to last year to $40.91 million.
  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. rose 8.82 percent compared to last year to $39.13 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 decreased $45.32 million, 22.02 percent, (24.34 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China decreased $40.49 million, 26.3 percent, (17.2 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany decreased $17.59 million, 21.25 percent, (9.88 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Canada decreased $1.03 million, 2.06 percent, (7.44 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 South Korea increased $422,486, 0.88 percent, (7.31 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 66.17 percent of all these Ball bearings, roller bearings, parts imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $436.37 million of the $659.49 million total.

All totaled, 57.77 percent of all these Ball bearings, roller bearings, parts imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $381 million of the $659.49 million total