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

Imports: Internal combustion engines

Internal combustion engines, the No. 69 import by value totaled $600.88 million for the month of April, $2.29 billion through April of 2019, and $6.69 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
1Mexico$652.4 M
2Japan$577.27 M
3Germany$353.31 M
4United Kingdom$208.46 M
5Italy$144.47 M
6South Korea$72.79 M
7Austria$71.86 M
8France$51.7 M
9Sweden$32.43 M
10China$31.89 M
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January – April 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $2.29 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $418,040,670
2Port of Charleston $321,195,567
3Port of Tacoma, Wash. $246,483,717
4Port Laredo $179,667,085
5Chicago O’Hare International Airport $165,856,427
6Port of Los Angeles $117,287,947
7Port of Virginia $97,033,773
8Port of Savannah, Ga. $70,525,868
9Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport $69,459,979
10Port of Newark $65,458,854

U.S. imports of Internal combustion engines increased 0.45 percent through April to $2.29 billion

U.S. imports of Internal combustion engines increased 0.45 percent from $2.28 billion to $2.29 billion through the first four 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 69 through April among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 69 for the last full year with a total value of $6.69 billion, a $792.42 million, 13.43 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through April of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 Italy. The leading gateways were No. 1 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 2 Port of Charleston, No. 3 Port of Tacoma, Wash., No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

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

January – April 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $652,400,977
2Japan $577,266,896
3Germany $353,306,416
4United Kingdom $208,462,217
5Italy $144,474,884
6South Korea $72,792,733
7Austria $71,855,323
8France $51,699,575
9Sweden $32,431,748
10China $31,887,944

January – April 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1El Paso $390,815,404
2Seattle $237,003,093
3Charleston $216,204,063
4Chicago $163,671,032
5Laredo $150,872,018
6Atlanta/Savannah $131,121,560
7Detroit $99,522,261
8Mobile $92,498,504
9Los Angeles $81,893,421
10New Orleans $70,151,890

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas fell 0.13 percent compared to last year to $418.04 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 12.32 percent compared to last year to $321.2 million.
  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. fell 6.37 percent compared to last year to $246.48 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 14.48 percent compared to last year to $179.67 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 62.81 percent compared to last year to $165.86 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 Mexico increased $29.3 million, 4.7 percent, (28.46 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Japan increased $100.55 million, 21.09 percent, (25.18 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany increased $893,217, 0.25 percent, (15.41 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 United Kingdom increased $24.55 million, 13.35 percent, (9.09 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Italy decreased $58.45 million, 28.81 percent, (6.3 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 84.45 percent of all these Internal combustion engines imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through April of this year. That is equal to $1.94 billion of the $2.29 billion total.

All totaled, 58.07 percent of all these Internal combustion engines imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through April of this year. That is equal to $1.33 billion of the $2.29 billion total