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

Imports: Hydraulic brake fluids

Hydraulic brake fluids, the No. 1001 import by value totaled $2.15 million for the month of October, $28.39 million through October of 2018, and $31.6 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
1Germany$17.4 M
2United Kingdom$4.72 M
3Switzerland$1.04 M
4Canada$1.02 M
5France$786,935
6South Korea$733,532
7Belgium$541,456
8Japan$437,746
9Mexico$360,342
10Taiwan$292,431
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $28.39 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $6,088,309
2Port of New Orleans $3,729,631
3Port of Houston $3,071,866
4Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $2,434,148
5Port of Charleston $2,390,468
6Port of Virginia $2,106,970
7Port of Los Angeles $1,009,525
8Chicago O’Hare International Airport $896,289
9Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $889,076
10Port of Mobile, Ala. $733,532

U.S. imports of Hydraulic brake fluids increased 4.21 percent through October to $28.39 million

U.S. imports of Hydraulic brake fluids increased 4.21 percent from $27.24 million to $28.39 million through the first 10 months of 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 1001 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 994 for the last full year with a total value of $31.6 million, a $1.18 million, 3.60 percent decreased from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading 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.

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

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Germany $17,404,678
2United Kingdom $4,723,393
3Switzerland $1,038,040
4Canada $1,016,060
5France $786,935
6South Korea $733,532
7Belgium $541,456
8Japan $437,746
9Mexico $360,342
10Taiwan $292,431

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $762,740
2Detroit $547,956
3New Orleans $546,237
4Houston $410,966
5Buffalo $272,050
6Chicago $216,968
7Charleston $176,845
8Los Angeles $162,191
9Miami $136,789
10St. Louis $124,255

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark rose 6.65 percent compared to last year to $6.09 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 280.49 percent compared to last year to $3.73 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 33.18 percent compared to last year to $3.07 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 15.38 percent compared to last year to $2.43 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 7.14 percent compared to last year to $2.39 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 increased $47,441, 0.27 percent, (61.31 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 United Kingdom increased $2.22 million, 88.42 percent, (16.64 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Switzerland decreased $5,373, 0.51 percent, (3.66 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Canada decreased $711,030, 41.17 percent, (3.58 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 France increased $382,276, 94.47 percent, (2.77 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 87.96 percent of all these Hydraulic brake fluids imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $24.97 million of the $28.39 million total.

All totaled, 62.41 percent of all these Hydraulic brake fluids imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $17.71 million of the $28.39 million total