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

Imports: Instruments to measure flow levels, parts

Instruments to measure flow levels, parts, the No. 125 import by value totaled $261.53 million for the month of December, $3.52 billion through December of 2018, and $3.25 billion 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
1Mexico$921.07 M
2China$501.25 M
3Germany$452.49 M
4Japan$329.79 M
5United Kingdom$215.26 M
6Canada$175.05 M
7Switzerland$125.68 M
8France$110.27 M
9Malaysia$94.41 M
10Taiwan$80.98 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $3.52 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $363,185,617
2El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $291,069,837
3Port of Los Angeles $233,551,607
4Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $214,717,128
5Port of New Orleans $209,278,483
6Chicago O’Hare International Airport $191,926,769
7Port of Newark $140,963,959
8Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas $137,711,771
9Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $116,923,887
10John F. Kennedy International Airport $113,469,462

U.S. imports of Instruments to measure flow levels, parts increased 8.25 percent through December to $3.52 billion

U.S. imports of Instruments to measure flow levels, parts increased 8.25 percent from $3.25 billion to $3.52 billion 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 125 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 124 for the last full year with a total value of $3.25 billion, a $309.88 million, 10.53 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 China, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio and No. 5 Port of New Orleans.

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

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $921,067,330
2China $501,246,274
3Germany $452,491,262
4Japan $329,786,932
5United Kingdom $215,259,606
6Canada $175,045,611
7Switzerland $125,677,131
8France $110,267,925
9Malaysia $94,407,141
10Taiwan $80,977,438

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Cleveland $131,251,947
2Laredo $95,010,786
3New Orleans $68,744,453
4El Paso $65,014,860
5Chicago $50,217,072
6Los Angeles $45,680,679
7Dallas $38,737,407
8New York City $35,765,336
9Charleston $32,233,347
10San Diego $27,969,286

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo fell 4.79 percent compared to last year to $363.19 million.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas rose 15.41 percent compared to last year to $291.07 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 0.04 percent compared to last year to $233.55 million.
  • Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio rose 30.95 percent compared to last year to $214.72 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 2.03 percent compared to last year to $209.28 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 Mexico increased $35.48 million, 4.01 percent, (26.17 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China increased $24.23 million, 5.08 percent, (14.24 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany increased $50.23 million, 12.49 percent, (12.86 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Japan increased $6.62 million, 2.05 percent, (9.37 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 United Kingdom decreased $13.12 million, 5.74 percent, (6.12 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 68.75 percent of all these Instruments to measure flow levels, parts imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $2.42 billion of the $3.52 billion total.

All totaled, 37.27 percent of all these Instruments to measure flow levels, parts imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $1.31 billion of the $3.52 billion total