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

Imports: Drawing, measuring instruments, parts

Drawing, measuring instruments, parts, the No. 565 import by value totaled $30.12 million for the month of October, $292.65 million through October of 2018, and $315.49 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
1China$158.77 M
2Japan$34.5 M
3Thailand$28.24 M
4Germany$13.18 M
5Taiwan$11.34 M
6United Kingdom$7.24 M
7Switzerland$6.17 M
8Mexico$5.66 M
9India$4.57 M
10France$4.04 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $292.65 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $74,794,971
2Port of Savannah, Ga. $31,967,783
3Port of Long Beach $28,224,876
4Port of Newark $23,455,294
5Chicago O’Hare International Airport $20,352,857
6Port of Virginia $15,380,776
7Port of Charleston $14,040,094
8Boston’s Logan International Airport $9,202,334
9Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $7,173,170
10Port of Tacoma, Wash. $7,143,268

U.S. imports of Drawing, measuring instruments, parts increased 10.44 percent through October to $292.65 million

U.S. imports of Drawing, measuring instruments, parts increased 10.44 percent from $264.99 million to $292.65 million through the first 10 months of 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 565 through October 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 $315.49 million, a $26.27 million, 9.08 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading 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.

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 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 4 Port of Long Beach and No. 5 Port of Newark.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $158,768,204
2Japan $34,502,747
3Thailand $28,239,954
4Germany $13,183,393
5Taiwan $11,342,513
6United Kingdom $7,242,333
7Switzerland $6,165,326
8Mexico $5,657,666
9India $4,568,555
10France $4,038,562

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Chicago $11,429,049
2Atlanta/Savannah $7,806,960
3New Orleans $7,503,778
4Los Angeles $6,816,704
5New York City $4,701,457
6Cleveland $3,026,807
7Boston $2,683,018
8Norfolk $2,097,134
9Charleston $2,008,962
10Laredo $1,107,531

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles rose 25.15 percent compared to last year to $74.79 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 18.45 percent compared to last year to $31.97 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 21.08 percent compared to last year to $28.22 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 12.05 percent compared to last year to $23.46 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 19.49 percent compared to last year to $20.35 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 increased $13.81 million, 9.52 percent, (54.25 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Japan increased $6.39 million, 22.72 percent, (11.79 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Thailand increased $4.13 million, 17.11 percent, (9.65 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany increased $1.87 million, 16.49 percent, (4.5 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Taiwan increased $1.31 million, 13.1 percent, (3.88 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 84.07 percent of all these Drawing, measuring instruments, parts imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $246.04 million of the $292.65 million total.

All totaled, 61.1 percent of all these Drawing, measuring instruments, parts imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $178.8 million of the $292.65 million total