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

Imports: Machinery for heating and sterilizing

Machinery for heating and sterilizing, the No. 79 import by value totaled $550.01 million for the month of August, $4.11 billion through August of 2019, and $5.58 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$661.67 M
2China$493.82 M
3Germany$463.67 M
4Canada$391.54 M
5Japan$341.68 M
6South Korea$243.7 M
7Switzerland$223.07 M
8Italy$182.61 M
9France$140.15 M
10United Kingdom$118.8 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $4.11 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $344,902,549
2Port Laredo $340,198,296
3Port of Los Angeles $305,656,099
4Port of Houston $243,637,489
5Port of New Orleans $214,609,498
6Port of Savannah, Ga. $185,208,134
7Port of Virginia $182,994,267
8Port of Charleston $179,680,891
9Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif. $174,747,325
10Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $151,526,821

U.S. imports of Machinery for heating and sterilizing increased 10.11 percent through August to $4.11 billion

U.S. imports of Machinery for heating and sterilizing increased 10.11 percent from $3.73 billion to $4.11 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 79 through August among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 87 for the last full year with a total value of $5.58 billion, a $220.78 million, 4.12 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 China, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of Houston 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 Canada and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $661,668,333
2China $493,822,655
3Germany $463,673,608
4Canada $391,539,601
5Japan $341,679,027
6South Korea $243,704,881
7Switzerland $223,067,436
8Italy $182,612,566
9France $140,153,663
10United Kingdom $118,798,824

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $164,101,641
2Los Angeles $158,877,909
3New York City $155,906,382
4Houston $142,902,525
5New Orleans $127,392,792
6Chicago $125,298,303
7Detroit $114,714,093
8Atlanta/Savannah $101,674,357
9San Diego $84,242,319
10Cleveland $59,035,502

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 Newark rose 8.45 percent compared to last year to $344.9 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 6.55 percent compared to last year to $340.2 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 0.87 percent compared to last year to $305.66 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 4.78 percent compared to last year to $243.64 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 75.3 percent compared to last year to $214.61 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 $94.5 million, 16.66 percent, (16.09 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China decreased $63.3 million, 11.36 percent, (12.01 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany increased $12.07 million, 2.67 percent, (11.28 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Canada decreased $9.29 million, 2.32 percent, (9.52 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Japan increased $29.85 million, 9.57 percent, (8.31 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 57.22 percent of all these Machinery for heating and sterilizing imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $2.35 billion of the $4.11 billion total.

All totaled, 35.25 percent of all these Machinery for heating and sterilizing imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $1.45 billion of the $4.11 billion total