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

Imports: Casting machinery, molds, parts

Casting machinery, molds, parts, the No. 531 import by value totaled $31.12 million for the month of July, $234.64 million through July of 2019, and $368.23 million 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
1Canada$60.18 M
2Japan$51.08 M
3Germany$33.05 M
4Italy$22.94 M
5China$18 M
6Switzerland$16.02 M
7United Kingdom$7.22 M
8France$5.53 M
9Spain$5.1 M
10Taiwan$2.24 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $234.64 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $37,183,067
2Port of Savannah, Ga. $23,991,156
3Chicago O’Hare International Airport $19,495,840
4Port of Los Angeles $18,788,310
5Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $18,312,450
6Port of Chester, Penn. $15,880,373
7Port of Charleston $12,512,107
8Port of Newark $12,130,348
9Port of Virginia $10,845,363
10Port of Long Beach $8,480,942

U.S. imports of Casting machinery, molds, parts increased 9.78 percent through July to $234.64 million

U.S. imports of Casting machinery, molds, parts increased 9.78 percent from $213.74 million to $234.64 million 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 531 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 553 for the last full year with a total value of $368.23 million, a $12.55 million, 3.29 percent decreased from the 2017 total.

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

In the last previous full year, theleading 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 of Newark and No. 5 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich..

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $60,176,691
2Japan $51,081,301
3Germany $33,052,934
4Italy $22,943,773
5China $18,000,478
6Switzerland $16,020,249
7United Kingdom $7,215,763
8France $5,527,538
9Spain $5,098,046
10Taiwan $2,235,960

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Chicago $29,069,628
2Detroit $28,395,308
3Baltimore $11,820,598
4Atlanta/Savannah $8,499,768
5Cleveland $8,039,876
6Charleston $7,590,541
7Philadelphia $4,770,608
8Los Angeles $3,892,394
9Houston $3,805,328
10New Orleans $3,670,364

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:

  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 16.76 percent compared to last year to $37.18 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 127.13 percent compared to last year to $23.99 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 25.55 percent compared to last year to $19.5 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 17.74 percent compared to last year to $18.79 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 41.43 percent compared to last year to $18.31 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 $8.17 million, 15.71 percent, (25.65 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Japan increased $956,819, 1.91 percent, (21.77 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany increased $559,606, 1.72 percent, (14.09 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Italy increased $7.34 million, 47.02 percent, (9.78 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 China decreased $10.01 million, 35.75 percent, (7.67 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 78.95 percent of all these Casting machinery, molds, parts imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $185.26 million of the $234.64 million total.

All totaled, 50.19 percent of all these Casting machinery, molds, parts imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $117.77 million of the $234.64 million total