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

Imports: Lathes for removing metal

Lathes for removing metal, the No. 292 import by value totaled $106.53 million for the month of August, $814.09 million through August of 2019, and $1.14 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
1Japan$388.82 M
2South Korea$162.06 M
3Taiwan$80.16 M
4Germany$56.2 M
5Thailand$42.42 M
6Italy$27.52 M
7China$20.3 M
8Switzerland$9.03 M
9Austria$8.02 M
10Singapore$2.31 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $814.09 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $293,084,419
2Port of Newark $147,694,401
3Port of Savannah, Ga. $104,449,350
4Port of Virginia $67,377,658
5Port of Long Beach $47,523,482
6Port of Tacoma, Wash. $28,064,602
7Port of Baltimore, Md. $20,300,754
8Port of Charleston $16,999,728
9Port of Houston $16,880,871
10Port of Boston $12,336,073

U.S. imports of Lathes for removing metal increased 8.72 percent through August to $814.09 million

U.S. imports of Lathes for removing metal increased 8.72 percent from $748.78 million to $814.09 million 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 292 through August among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 317 for the last full year with a total value of $1.14 billion, a $241.3 million, 26.74 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 South Korea, No. 3 Taiwan, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Thailand. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 South Korea, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Taiwan and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 4 Port of Long Beach and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Japan $388,817,841
2South Korea $162,059,445
3Taiwan $80,155,392
4Germany $56,201,675
5Thailand $42,416,678
6Italy $27,516,836
7China $20,297,538
8Switzerland $9,030,432
9Austria $8,023,168
10Singapore $2,312,832

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $169,167,857
2New York City $54,672,393
3Atlanta/Savannah $32,284,984
4Norfolk $18,646,960
5Seattle $13,281,496
6Baltimore $9,689,913
7Charleston $7,793,483
8Houston $7,111,622
9Boston $5,256,728
10Cleveland $4,465,671

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 rose 9.92 percent compared to last year to $293.08 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 6.43 percent compared to last year to $147.69 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 28.53 percent compared to last year to $104.45 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 53.12 percent compared to last year to $67.38 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 31.58 percent compared to last year to $47.52 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 Japan increased $60.98 million, 18.6 percent, (47.76 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 South Korea increased $23.68 million, 17.11 percent, (19.91 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Taiwan increased $5.53 million, 7.41 percent, (9.85 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany decreased $20.71 million, 26.93 percent, (6.9 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Thailand increased $8.41 million, 24.75 percent, (5.21 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 89.63 percent of all these Lathes for removing metal imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $729.65 million of the $814.09 million total.

All totaled, 81.09 percent of all these Lathes for removing metal imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $660.13 million of the $814.09 million total