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

Imports: Drawing, measuring instruments, parts

Drawing, measuring instruments, parts, the No. 578 import by value totaled $31.28 million for the month of July, $190.9 million through July 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$90.46 M
2Japan$28.95 M
3Thailand$19.51 M
4South Korea$8.7 M
5Taiwan$8 M
6Germany$6.79 M
7United Kingdom$5.62 M
8Mexico$3.96 M
9Switzerland$3.58 M
10India$3.3 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $190.9 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $47,612,172
2Chicago O’Hare International Airport $19,918,050
3Port of Savannah, Ga. $16,766,884
4Port of Long Beach $13,457,912
5Port of Newark $13,166,421
6Port of Virginia $12,430,559
7Port of Tacoma, Wash. $10,144,835
8Port of Charleston $9,143,267
9Boston’s Logan International Airport $5,073,442
10Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $4,674,206

U.S. imports of Drawing, measuring instruments, parts decreased 4.54 percent through July to $190.9 million

U.S. imports of Drawing, measuring instruments, parts decreased 4.54 percent from $199.99 million to $190.9 million through the first seven 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 578 through July 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 July of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 Thailand, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Taiwan. 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 Long Beach and No. 5 Port of Newark.

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 – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $90,457,850
2Japan $28,951,447
3Thailand $19,514,537
4South Korea $8,701,252
5Taiwan $8,000,568
6Germany $6,792,852
7United Kingdom $5,624,011
8Mexico $3,961,136
9Switzerland $3,584,034
10India $3,301,993

January – July 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 seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles fell 4.03 percent compared to last year to $47.61 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 75.44 percent compared to last year to $19.92 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 30.04 percent compared to last year to $16.77 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 36.45 percent compared to last year to $13.46 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 17.43 percent compared to last year to $13.17 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 $17.78 million, 16.43 percent, (47.38 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Japan increased $6.09 million, 26.62 percent, (15.17 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Thailand increased $496,998, 2.61 percent, (10.22 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 South Korea increased $7.06 million, 431.51 percent, (4.56 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Taiwan increased $83,465, 1.05 percent, (4.19 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 81.52 percent of all these Drawing, measuring instruments, parts imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $155.63 million of the $190.9 million total.

All totaled, 58.1 percent of all these Drawing, measuring instruments, parts imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $110.92 million of the $190.9 million total