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

Imports: Diesel engines

Diesel engines, the No. 72 import by value totaled $578.19 million for the month of February, $1.07 billion through February of 2019, and $6.69 billion 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
1Mexico$334.16 M
2Japan$273.07 M
3Germany$154.41 M
4Italy$77.33 M
5United Kingdom$76.32 M
6South Korea$30.52 M
7Austria$27.94 M
8France$23 M
9India$17.26 M
10China$17.08 M
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.07 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $212,375,317
2Port of Charleston $131,758,307
3Port of Tacoma, Wash. $105,329,480
4Port Laredo $96,264,381
5Chicago O’Hare International Airport $85,934,768
6Port of Los Angeles $59,704,275
7Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport $42,773,146
8Port of Virginia $39,614,252
9Port of New Orleans $35,257,062
10Port of Savannah, Ga. $29,847,427

U.S. imports of Diesel engines increased 3.67 percent through February to $1.07 billion

U.S. imports of Diesel engines increased 3.67 percent from $1.03 billion to $1.07 billion through the first two 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 72 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 74 for the last full year with a total value of $6.69 billion, a $792.42 million, 13.43 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Italy and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 2 Port of Charleston, No. 3 Port of Tacoma, Wash., No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Italy and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 2 Port of Charleston, No. 3 Port of Tacoma, Wash., No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $334,156,199
2Japan $273,070,029
3Germany $154,410,510
4Italy $77,330,937
5United Kingdom $76,324,390
6South Korea $30,523,098
7Austria $27,940,634
8France $22,999,919
9India $17,262,235
10China $17,083,136

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1El Paso $390,815,404
2Seattle $237,003,093
3Charleston $216,204,063
4Chicago $163,671,032
5Laredo $150,872,018
6Atlanta/Savannah $131,121,560
7Detroit $99,522,261
8Mobile $92,498,504
9Los Angeles $81,893,421
10New Orleans $70,151,890

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas rose 7.56 percent compared to last year to $212.38 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 2.83 percent compared to last year to $131.76 million.
  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. fell 25.28 percent compared to last year to $105.33 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 30.18 percent compared to last year to $96.26 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 95.08 percent compared to last year to $85.93 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 increased $36.66 million, 12.32 percent, (31.16 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Japan increased $54.9 million, 25.16 percent, (25.46 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany decreased $3.89 million, 2.46 percent, (14.4 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Italy decreased $3.71 million, 4.58 percent, (7.21 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 United Kingdom increased $136,955, 0.18 percent, (7.12 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 85.34 percent of all these Diesel engines imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $915.29 million of the $1.07 billion total.

All totaled, 58.9 percent of all these Diesel engines imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $631.66 million of the $1.07 billion total