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

Imports: Casting machinery, molds, parts

Casting machinery, molds, parts, the No. 559 import by value totaled $29.57 million for the month of October, $299.05 million through October of 2018, and $380.78 million 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
1Canada$78.96 M
2Japan$66.87 M
3Germany$41.92 M
4China$37.48 M
5Italy$24.91 M
6Switzerland$10.02 M
7United Kingdom$8.63 M
8Taiwan$5.05 M
9Brazil$3.53 M
10South Korea$3.37 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $299.05 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $47,017,107
2Chicago O’Hare International Airport $35,320,727
3Port of Los Angeles $28,771,350
4Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $21,759,852
5Port of Newark $21,256,758
6Port of Baltimore, Md. $19,158,866
7Port of Long Beach $17,385,218
8Port of Savannah, Ga. $12,737,120
9Port of Virginia $9,644,792
10Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $9,562,278

U.S. imports of Casting machinery, molds, parts decreased 5.42 percent through October to $299.05 million

U.S. imports of Casting machinery, molds, parts decreased 5.42 percent from $316.18 million to $299.05 million 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 559 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 526 for the last full year with a total value of $380.78 million, a $7.84 million, 2.10 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 China and No. 5 Italy. The leading gateways were No. 1 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of Newark.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Italy, No. 4 China and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of Baltimore, Md. and No. 5 Port of Newark.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $78,960,166
2Japan $66,874,148
3Germany $41,915,008
4China $37,480,986
5Italy $24,914,767
6Switzerland $10,022,650
7United Kingdom $8,633,021
8Taiwan $5,047,701
9Brazil $3,534,653
10South Korea $3,373,177

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Chicago $16,807,785
2Detroit $15,611,584
3Baltimore $6,874,148
4Atlanta/Savannah $3,077,736
5Cleveland $3,068,335
6Los Angeles $1,884,172
7New York City $1,699,510
8New Orleans $1,691,604
9Norfolk $1,451,250
10Wilmington $1,122,280

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:

  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 58.1 percent compared to last year to $47.02 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 9.43 percent compared to last year to $35.32 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 30.89 percent compared to last year to $28.77 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 3.15 percent compared to last year to $21.76 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 16.68 percent compared to last year to $21.26 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 Canada increased $18.22 million, 30 percent, (26.4 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Japan decreased $16.04 million, 19.35 percent, (22.36 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany increased $7.52 million, 21.88 percent, (14.02 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 China increased $1.14 million, 3.14 percent, (12.53 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Italy decreased $24.75 million, 49.83 percent, (8.33 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 83.65 percent of all these Casting machinery, molds, parts imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $250.15 million of the $299.05 million total.

All totaled, 51.54 percent of all these Casting machinery, molds, parts imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $154.13 million of the $299.05 million total