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

Imports: Interchange tools for hand- or machine-tools

Interchange tools for hand- or machine-tools, the No. 144 import by value totaled $254.66 million for the month of August, $2.03 billion through August of 2019, and $3.41 billion 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
1China$491.3 M
2Japan$372.42 M
3Germany$308.1 M
4South Korea$164.2 M
5Canada$161.13 M
6Mexico$77.65 M
7Taiwan$75.35 M
8Italy$56.67 M
9Brazil$39.21 M
10Israel$32.54 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $2.03 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $343,845,595
2Chicago O’Hare International Airport $211,236,631
3Port of Newark $150,461,693
4Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $113,754,941
5Port of Charleston $101,292,809
6Port of Savannah, Ga. $98,927,250
7Port of Long Beach $80,030,133
8Port of Tacoma, Wash. $79,047,151
9Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $78,699,491
10Port of New Orleans $60,964,709

U.S. imports of Interchange tools for hand- or machine-tools decreased 10.84 percent through August to $2.03 billion

U.S. imports of Interchange tools for hand- or machine-tools decreased 10.84 percent from $2.28 billion to $2.03 billion 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 144 through August among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 128 for the last full year with a total value of $3.41 billion, a $424.42 million, 14.22 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of Charleston.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Port of Charleston.

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $491,303,738
2Japan $372,415,030
3Germany $308,100,669
4South Korea $164,198,465
5Canada $161,132,097
6Mexico $77,646,888
7Taiwan $75,347,837
8Italy $56,674,880
9Brazil $39,209,534
10Israel $32,540,881

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Chicago $171,895,301
2Detroit $136,477,792
3Los Angeles $131,807,529
4Cleveland $102,274,531
5Atlanta/Savannah $87,380,332
6Charleston $69,434,634
7New Orleans $65,877,845
8New York City $49,963,752
9Laredo $33,492,613
10Wilmington $32,723,094

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 Los Angeles fell 5.29 percent compared to last year to $343.85 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 8.64 percent compared to last year to $211.24 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 11.69 percent compared to last year to $150.46 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 34.65 percent compared to last year to $113.75 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 35.45 percent compared to last year to $101.29 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 decreased $121.52 million, 19.83 percent, (24.18 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Japan decreased $10.76 million, 2.81 percent, (18.33 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany decreased $34.61 million, 10.1 percent, (15.16 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 South Korea decreased $39.64 million, 19.45 percent, (8.08 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Canada decreased $37.71 million, 18.96 percent, (7.93 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 73.68 percent of all these Interchange tools for hand- or machine-tools imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $1.5 billion of the $2.03 billion total.

All totaled, 45.3 percent of all these Interchange tools for hand- or machine-tools imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $920.59 million of the $2.03 billion total