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

Imports: Drawing, measuring instruments, parts

Drawing, measuring instruments, parts, the No. 594 import by value totaled $22.74 million for the month of February, $47.48 million through February of 2020, and $324.7 million 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
1China$20 M
2Japan$7.08 M
3Thailand$3.82 M
4South Korea$3.24 M
5Vietnam$2.7 M
6Taiwan$2.23 M
7Germany$2.12 M
8United Kingdom$1.39 M
9Switzerland$1.13 M
10Mexico$950,807
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $47.48 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $12,303,077
2Chicago O’Hare International Airport $4,557,545
3Port of Charleston $3,910,661
4Port of Long Beach $3,903,716
5Port of Savannah, Ga. $3,700,870
6Port of Newark $3,161,204
7Port of Virginia $2,551,904
8Port of Tacoma, Wash. $1,630,772
9Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $1,080,130
10Boston’s Logan International Airport $995,244

U.S. imports of Drawing, measuring instruments, parts decreased 7.50 percent through February to $47.48 million

U.S. imports of Drawing, measuring instruments, parts decreased 7.50 percent from $51.33 million to $47.48 million through the first two 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 594 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 585 for the last full year with a total value of $324.7 million, a $25.21 million, 7.20 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 Thailand, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Vietnam. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 3 Port of Charleston, No. 4 Port of Long Beach and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 Thailand, No. 4 Taiwan and No. 5 Germany. 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.

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $20,004,134
2Japan $7,077,276
3Thailand $3,818,836
4South Korea $3,241,566
5Vietnam $2,702,341
6Taiwan $2,230,486
7Germany $2,122,322
8United Kingdom $1,386,281
9Switzerland $1,125,712
10Mexico $950,807

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Chicago $5,969,757
2New Orleans $3,607,201
3Los Angeles $2,870,739
4New York City $1,941,421
5Atlanta/Savannah $1,820,798
6Norfolk $1,074,445
7Charleston $894,372
8Cleveland $782,744
9Wilmington $651,310
10Boston $534,603

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:

  • Port of Los Angeles fell 12.03 percent compared to last year to $12.3 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 9.53 percent compared to last year to $4.56 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 44.12 percent compared to last year to $3.91 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 16.39 percent compared to last year to $3.9 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 2.04 percent compared to last year to $3.7 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 $6.7 million, 25.08 percent, (42.13 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Japan decreased $1.09 million, 13.3 percent, (14.91 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Thailand increased $72,541, 1.94 percent, (8.04 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 South Korea increased $2.17 million, 201.51 percent, (6.83 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Vietnam increased $2.66 million, 6281.57 percent, (5.69 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 77.6 percent of all these Drawing, measuring instruments, parts imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $36.84 million of the $47.48 million total.

All totaled, 59.77 percent of all these Drawing, measuring instruments, parts imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $28.38 million of the $47.48 million total