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

Imports: Catalytic converters, air filters, oil filers, etc.

Catalytic converters, air filters, oil filers, etc., the No. 44 import by value totaled $821.21 million for the month of March, $2.36 billion through March of 2020, and $9.36 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
1Mexico$570.06 M
2Canada$304.65 M
3Germany$263.91 M
4China$249.66 M
5Japan$170.2 M
6United Kingdom$93.09 M
7South Korea$91.12 M
8South Africa$61.46 M
9Taiwan$54.08 M
10France$51.25 M
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January – March 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $2.36 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $411,969,803
2Port of Los Angeles $242,753,508
3Port of Newark $184,071,514
4Port of Charleston $126,639,373
5Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $116,637,294
6Chicago O’Hare International Airport $91,047,401
7Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $81,360,012
8Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $67,008,629
9Port of Virginia $66,146,025
10Port of Savannah, Ga. $63,990,777

U.S. imports of Catalytic converters, air filters, oil filers, etc. increased 2.76 percent through March to $2.36 billion

U.S. imports of Catalytic converters, air filters, oil filers, etc. increased 2.76 percent from $2.29 billion to $2.36 billion 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 44 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 50 for the last full year with a total value of $9.36 billion, a $387.31 million, 4.32 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 China and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port of Charleston and No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 China, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port of Charleston and No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

January – March 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $570,058,101
2Canada $304,650,863
3Germany $263,913,131
4China $249,657,363
5Japan $170,201,447
6United Kingdom $93,089,171
7South Korea $91,119,448
8South Africa $61,464,212
9Taiwan $54,081,162
10France $51,251,981

January – March 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $127,386,654
2New York City $66,733,660
3Los Angeles $62,505,655
4Detroit $55,905,555
5Chicago $51,271,103
6New Orleans $43,569,921
7Cleveland $31,936,531
8Charleston $27,232,011
9Houston $27,163,267
10Boston $26,080,675

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 Laredo fell 10.04 percent compared to last year to $411.97 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 9.43 percent compared to last year to $242.75 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 8.38 percent compared to last year to $184.07 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 11.62 percent compared to last year to $126.64 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 32.92 percent compared to last year to $116.64 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 Mexico decreased $43.38 million, 7.07 percent, (24.19 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada increased $54.97 million, 22.02 percent, (12.93 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany increased $2.62 million, 1 percent, (11.2 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 China decreased $18.97 million, 7.06 percent, (10.59 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Japan increased $17.24 million, 11.27 percent, (7.22 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 66.12 percent of all these Catalytic converters, air filters, oil filers, etc. imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $1.56 billion of the $2.36 billion total.

All totaled, 45.91 percent of all these Catalytic converters, air filters, oil filers, etc. imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $1.08 billion of the $2.36 billion total