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

Imports: Drawing, measuring instruments, parts

Drawing, measuring instruments, parts, the No. 588 import by value totaled $24.31 million for the month of March, $75.63 million through March of 2019, and $349.91 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
1China$35.79 M
2Japan$11.69 M
3Thailand$7.11 M
4Taiwan$3.43 M
5South Korea$2.97 M
6Germany$2.87 M
7United Kingdom$2.5 M
8Mexico$1.94 M
9India$1.46 M
10Switzerland$1.44 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $75.63 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $20,008,547
2Chicago O’Hare International Airport $8,065,662
3Port of Savannah, Ga. $5,892,103
4Port of Newark $4,795,067
5Port of Virginia $4,536,784
6Port of Long Beach $4,414,185
7Port of Charleston $3,873,787
8Port of Tacoma, Wash. $3,055,849
9Boston’s Logan International Airport $2,467,319
10Port Laredo $1,970,195

U.S. imports of Drawing, measuring instruments, parts decreased 9.25 percent through March to $75.63 million

U.S. imports of Drawing, measuring instruments, parts decreased 9.25 percent from $83.35 million to $75.63 million through the first three 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 588 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 569 for the last full year with a total value of $349.91 million, a $34.42 million, 10.91 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 Thailand, No. 4 Taiwan and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 Thailand, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Taiwan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 3 Port of Long Beach, No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $35,793,559
2Japan $11,692,018
3Thailand $7,109,969
4Taiwan $3,428,601
5South Korea $2,965,083
6Germany $2,865,716
7United Kingdom $2,501,330
8Mexico $1,940,547
9India $1,455,414
10Switzerland $1,442,619

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Chicago $24,711,452
2New Orleans $16,391,163
3Los Angeles $13,609,539
4Atlanta/Savannah $13,047,156
5New York City $8,761,561
6Boston $6,718,063
7Norfolk $5,087,160
8Cleveland $5,062,944
9Charleston $4,368,092
10Wilmington $1,974,942

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 of Los Angeles fell 5.23 percent compared to last year to $20.01 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 31.22 percent compared to last year to $8.07 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 47.32 percent compared to last year to $5.89 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 32.02 percent compared to last year to $4.8 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 18 percent compared to last year to $4.54 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 China decreased $8.46 million, 19.11 percent, (47.32 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Japan increased $1.88 million, 19.11 percent, (15.46 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Thailand decreased $818,198, 10.32 percent, (9.4 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Taiwan increased $398,522, 13.15 percent, (4.53 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 South Korea increased $1.97 million, 196.91 percent, (3.92 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 80.64 percent of all these Drawing, measuring instruments, parts imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $60.99 million of the $75.63 million total.

All totaled, 57.25 percent of all these Drawing, measuring instruments, parts imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $43.3 million of the $75.63 million total