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

Imports: Equipment, models for demonstrational uses

Equipment, models for demonstrational uses, the No. 472 import by value totaled $45.61 million for the month of December, $557.24 million through December of 2018, and $526.13 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$130.37 M
2Germany$80.2 M
3Canada$52.71 M
4United Kingdom$48.8 M
5Japan$38.73 M
6Norway$29.51 M
7Sweden$18.65 M
8Israel$15.67 M
9The Netherlands$14.34 M
10South Korea$12.14 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $557.24 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Chicago O’Hare International Airport $50,837,706
2Port of Los Angeles $48,612,024
3Port of Newark $46,205,198
4Los Angeles International Airport $43,592,011
5John F. Kennedy International Airport $37,050,011
6Port of New Orleans $34,140,796
7Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $23,093,185
8Port of Charleston $22,833,000
9Port of Long Beach $19,354,861
10Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $15,771,128

U.S. imports of Equipment, models for demonstrational uses increased 5.91 percent through December to $557.24 million

U.S. imports of Equipment, models for demonstrational uses increased 5.91 percent from $526.13 million to $557.24 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 472 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 464 for the last full year with a total value of $526.13 million, a $55.1 million, 11.70 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Los Angeles International Airport and No. 5 John F. Kennedy International Airport.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 4 Los Angeles International Airport and No. 5 Port of New Orleans.

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $130,367,096
2Germany $80,196,117
3Canada $52,706,646
4United Kingdom $48,802,342
5Japan $38,726,679
6Norway $29,511,268
7Sweden $18,651,133
8Israel $15,674,403
9The Netherlands $14,343,077
10South Korea $12,136,566

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $26,989,910
2New Orleans $13,329,852
3New York City $12,844,914
4Chicago $12,047,978
5Cleveland $8,872,143
6San Francisco $5,846,456
7Charleston $4,834,521
8Dallas $4,591,110
9Detroit $4,104,667
10Jacksonville/Tampa $3,575,113

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 10.37 percent compared to last year to $50.84 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 1.72 percent compared to last year to $48.61 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 23.23 percent compared to last year to $46.21 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport rose 1.08 percent compared to last year to $43.59 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 13.14 percent compared to last year to $37.05 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 $12.67 million, 10.77 percent, (23.4 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Germany increased $14.48 million, 22.04 percent, (14.39 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Canada decreased $342,870, 0.65 percent, (9.46 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 United Kingdom increased $1.37 million, 2.88 percent, (8.76 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Japan increased $931,629, 2.46 percent, (6.95 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 62.95 percent of all these Equipment, models for demonstrational uses imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $350.8 million of the $557.24 million total.

All totaled, 40.61 percent of all these Equipment, models for demonstrational uses imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $226.3 million of the $557.24 million total