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

Imports: Hydraulic brake fluids

Hydraulic brake fluids, the No. 993 import by value totaled $1.54 million for the month of May, $10.7 million through May of 2020, and $32.38 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
1Germany$5.98 M
2United Kingdom$1.54 M
3Switzerland$840,744
4South Korea$466,278
5Canada$465,750
6France$326,245
7Belgium$211,427
8Japan$208,455
9Taiwan$206,023
10Mexico$164,826
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U.S. imports of Hydraulic brake fluids decreased 24.42 percent through May to $10.7 million

U.S. imports of Hydraulic brake fluids decreased 24.42 percent from $14.16 million to $10.7 million through the first five 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 993 through May 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 $32.38 million, a $1.53 million, 4.51 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through May of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 United Kingdom, No. 3 Switzerland, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Virginia, No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 Port of Charleston and No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

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

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark fell 28.56 percent compared to last year to $2.05 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 10.99 percent compared to last year to $1.29 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 16.65 percent compared to last year to $1.28 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 30.68 percent compared to last year to $808,851.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 47.82 percent compared to last year to $701,463.

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 $2.75 million, 31.5 percent, (55.89 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 United Kingdom increased $135,513, 9.62 percent, (14.43 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Switzerland increased $422,218, 100.88 percent, (7.85 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 South Korea increased $74,172, 18.92 percent, (4.36 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Canada decreased $146,437, 23.92 percent, (4.35 percent market share).

All totaled, 86.88 percent of all these Hydraulic brake fluids imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $9.3 million of the $10.7 million total.

All totaled, 57.25 percent of all these Hydraulic brake fluids imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $6.13 million of the $10.7 million total