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

Imports: Casting machinery, molds, parts

Casting machinery, molds, parts, the No. 550 import by value totaled $39.78 million for the month of December, $368.23 million through December 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$89.54 M
2Japan$80.7 M
3Germany$60.26 M
4China$42.21 M
5Italy$34.22 M
6United Kingdom$12.71 M
7Switzerland$12.11 M
8Taiwan$5.58 M
9Brazil$4.68 M
10South Korea$3.6 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $368.23 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $55,450,488
2Chicago O’Hare International Airport $42,182,601
3Port of Los Angeles $33,298,536
4Port of Newark $25,247,840
5Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $25,110,981
6Port of Baltimore, Md. $24,105,316
7Port of Long Beach $18,939,198
8Port of Savannah, Ga. $16,191,751
9Port of Charleston $14,848,465
10Port of Virginia $13,299,558

U.S. imports of Casting machinery, molds, parts decreased 3.29 percent through December to $368.23 million

U.S. imports of Casting machinery, molds, parts decreased 3.29 percent from $380.78 million to $368.23 million in 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 550 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 525 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 December 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 of Newark and No. 5 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich..

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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $89,539,596
2Japan $80,697,255
3Germany $60,261,322
4China $42,205,160
5Italy $34,216,395
6United Kingdom $12,710,809
7Switzerland $12,107,275
8Taiwan $5,577,141
9Brazil $4,679,253
10South Korea $3,603,917

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Chicago $22,703,029
2Detroit $22,432,828
3Baltimore $11,366,692
4Charleston $6,936,112
5Atlanta/Savannah $5,231,952
6Cleveland $4,777,086
7Philadelphia $4,007,480
8New York City $3,179,998
9Los Angeles $3,106,214
10New Orleans $2,603,354

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 42.16 percent compared to last year to $55.45 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 10.42 percent compared to last year to $42.18 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 33.93 percent compared to last year to $33.3 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 15.86 percent compared to last year to $25.25 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 5.49 percent compared to last year to $25.11 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 $14.65 million, 19.56 percent, (24.32 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Japan decreased $14.51 million, 15.24 percent, (21.91 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany increased $16.8 million, 38.64 percent, (16.36 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 China decreased $1.59 million, 3.64 percent, (11.46 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Italy decreased $25.21 million, 42.43 percent, (9.29 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 83.35 percent of all these Casting machinery, molds, parts imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $306.92 million of the $368.23 million total.

All totaled, 49.23 percent of all these Casting machinery, molds, parts imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $181.29 million of the $368.23 million total