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

Imports: Hydraulic brake fluids

Hydraulic brake fluids, the No. 988 import by value totaled $3.59 million for the month of August, $23.54 million through August of 2019, and $33.91 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
1Germany$14.51 M
2United Kingdom$2.72 M
3Belgium$1.31 M
4Mexico$1.28 M
5Canada$784,249
6South Korea$634,026
7Switzerland$465,454
8France$367,600
9Japan$335,086
10Argentina$320,100
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $23.54 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $4,772,796
2Port of Houston $2,631,366
3Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $2,295,925
4Port of New Orleans $1,968,710
5Port of Charleston $1,861,448
6Port of Virginia $1,716,305
7Port of Savannah, Ga. $1,207,897
8Port Laredo $1,203,152
9Port of Los Angeles $978,334
10Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $644,564

U.S. imports of Hydraulic brake fluids increased 0.64 percent through August to $23.54 million

U.S. imports of Hydraulic brake fluids increased 0.64 percent from $23.39 million to $23.54 million through the first eight 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 988 through August among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 993 for the last full year with a total value of $33.91 million, a $2.31 million, 7.30 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 United Kingdom, No. 3 Belgium, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Houston, No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of New Orleans and No. 5 Port of Charleston.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 United Kingdom, No. 3 Switzerland, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 France. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of New Orleans, No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of Charleston.

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Germany $14,507,548
2United Kingdom $2,722,208
3Belgium $1,313,350
4Mexico $1,275,932
5Canada $784,249
6South Korea $634,026
7Switzerland $465,454
8France $367,600
9Japan $335,086
10Argentina $320,100

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Houston $1,655,711
2New York City $1,420,722
3Detroit $1,374,860
4New Orleans $1,072,466
5Atlanta/Savannah $485,626
6Chicago $447,030
7Charleston $425,929
8Buffalo $393,065
9Los Angeles $288,941
10Mobile $255,168

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark fell 12.96 percent compared to last year to $4.77 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 9.04 percent compared to last year to $2.63 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 8.46 percent compared to last year to $2.3 million.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 36.37 percent compared to last year to $1.97 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 2.06 percent compared to last year to $1.86 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 Germany decreased $189,463, 1.29 percent, (61.63 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 United Kingdom decreased $1.1 million, 28.78 percent, (11.56 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Belgium increased $784,710, 148.44 percent, (5.58 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Mexico increased $1.02 million, 407.38 percent, (5.42 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Canada increased $58,278, 8.03 percent, (3.33 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 87.52 percent of all these Hydraulic brake fluids imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $20.6 million of the $23.54 million total.

All totaled, 57.48 percent of all these Hydraulic brake fluids imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $13.53 million of the $23.54 million total