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

Imports: Drawing, measuring instruments, parts

Drawing, measuring instruments, parts, the No. 563 import by value totaled $31.05 million for the month of December, $349.91 million through December 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$193.64 M
2Japan$40.2 M
3Thailand$32.54 M
4Germany$15.26 M
5Taiwan$13.26 M
6United Kingdom$8.96 M
7Switzerland$7.64 M
8Mexico$6.52 M
9India$5.28 M
10France$4.99 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $349.91 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $89,985,684
2Port of Savannah, Ga. $36,428,339
3Port of Long Beach $32,993,306
4Port of Newark $27,818,301
5Chicago O’Hare International Airport $25,033,807
6Port of Virginia $18,390,660
7Port of Charleston $16,344,858
8Boston’s Logan International Airport $11,854,189
9Port of Tacoma, Wash. $10,216,753
10Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $8,456,282

U.S. imports of Drawing, measuring instruments, parts increased 10.91 percent through December to $349.91 million

U.S. imports of Drawing, measuring instruments, parts increased 10.91 percent from $315.49 million to $349.91 million in 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 563 through December 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 December 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $193,643,399
2Japan $40,198,234
3Thailand $32,540,550
4Germany $15,262,415
5Taiwan $13,255,959
6United Kingdom $8,956,410
7Switzerland $7,638,494
8Mexico $6,522,659
9India $5,279,659
10France $4,992,327

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Chicago $18,507,072
2New Orleans $12,959,479
3Atlanta/Savannah $11,134,224
4Los Angeles $10,435,336
5New York City $6,944,185
6Boston $4,380,898
7Cleveland $3,956,584
8Norfolk $3,337,041
9Charleston $3,301,697
10Laredo $1,527,583

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles rose 21.93 percent compared to last year to $89.99 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 10.31 percent compared to last year to $36.43 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 29.87 percent compared to last year to $32.99 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 12.02 percent compared to last year to $27.82 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 17.92 percent compared to last year to $25.03 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 $21.47 million, 12.47 percent, (55.34 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Japan increased $5.7 million, 16.53 percent, (11.49 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Thailand increased $3.74 million, 12.99 percent, (9.3 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany increased $1.97 million, 14.84 percent, (4.36 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Taiwan increased $1.12 million, 9.22 percent, (3.79 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 84.28 percent of all these Drawing, measuring instruments, parts imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $294.9 million of the $349.91 million total.

All totaled, 60.66 percent of all these Drawing, measuring instruments, parts imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $212.26 million of the $349.91 million total