Total Trade: $4.74 billion
|1||Port of Los Angeles||$431,019,725|
|2||Port of Newark||$407,335,155|
|3||Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz.||$290,514,032|
|4||Port of Savannah, Ga.||$280,291,283|
|6||Port of Long Beach||$229,721,625|
|7||Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich.||$218,841,567|
|8||Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich.||$193,006,373|
|9||Port of Virginia||$185,666,781|
|10||Port of Charleston||$177,288,247|
U.S. imports of Lifting, handling, loading, unloading machines increased 9.36 percent through December to $4.74 billion
U.S. imports of Lifting, handling, loading, unloading machines increased 9.36 percent from $4.33 billion to $4.74 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 100 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 102 for the last full year with a total value of $4.33 billion, a $602.07 million, 16.14 percent increase from the 2016 total.
Through December of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Italy. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz., No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Port Laredo.
In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Port of Charleston and No. 5 Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz..
January – December 2018
|4||New York City||$79,340,075|
Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:
Highlights for the top five ports:
- Port of Los Angeles fell 17.92 percent compared to last year to $431.02 million.
- Port of Newark rose 28.75 percent compared to last year to $407.34 million.
- Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. rose 16.65 percent compared to last year to $290.51 million.
- Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 51.99 percent compared to last year to $280.29 million.
- Port Laredo fell 5 percent compared to last year to $267.72 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 Canada increased $178.9 million, 23.95 percent, (19.54 percent of all shipments).
- U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico increased $85.78 million, 11.2 percent, (17.97 percent market share).
- U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan decreased $102.07 million, 13.55 percent, (13.74 percent market share).
- U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany decreased $26.08 million, 4.09 percent, (12.91 percent market share).
- U.S. imports from No. 5 Italy increased $71.79 million, 35.52 percent, (5.78 percent of all shipments).
All totaled, 69.94 percent of all these Lifting, handling, loading, unloading machines imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $3.31 billion of the $4.74 billion total.
All totaled, 35.39 percent of all these Lifting, handling, loading, unloading machines imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $1.68 billion of the $4.74 billion total