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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through October 2018.

Imports: Machinery for rubber, plastic industry, parts

Machinery for rubber, plastic industry, parts, the No. 131 import by value totaled $288.82 million for the month of October, $2.84 billion through October of 2018, and $3.42 billion for all of 2017, 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
1Germany$730.67 M
2Canada$387.32 M
3China$334.48 M
4Japan$302.83 M
5Austria$263.06 M
6Italy$172.65 M
7France$107.14 M
8South Korea$88.77 M
9Switzerland$72.52 M
10Taiwan$49.5 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $2.84 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $370,039,132
2Port of Los Angeles $262,949,814
3Port of Charleston $220,416,780
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $205,849,898
5Port of Virginia $203,328,936
6Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $187,557,874
7Port of Baltimore, Md. $184,899,459
8Chicago O’Hare International Airport $121,061,456
9Port of Houston $115,574,856
10Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $92,175,319

U.S. imports of Machinery for rubber, plastic industry, parts increased 2.63 percent through October to $2.84 billion

U.S. imports of Machinery for rubber, plastic industry, parts increased 2.63 percent from $2.77 billion to $2.84 billion through the first 10 months of 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 131 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 119 for the last full year with a total value of $3.42 billion, a $357.21 million, 11.66 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Austria. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Charleston, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 China, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Austria. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Charleston, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Germany $730,670,402
2Canada $387,317,331
3China $334,483,465
4Japan $302,831,967
5Austria $263,058,954
6Italy $172,649,379
7France $107,140,594
8South Korea $88,770,547
9Switzerland $72,520,511
10Taiwan $49,499,739

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Atlanta/Savannah $64,105,441
2New York City $61,211,076
3Detroit $61,186,742
4Charleston $48,313,156
5Los Angeles $43,347,290
6Chicago $40,819,895
7Baltimore $36,814,836
8Houston $32,895,189
9Cleveland $28,918,717
10Norfolk $23,658,608

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark rose 25.99 percent compared to last year to $370.04 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 12.98 percent compared to last year to $262.95 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 25.71 percent compared to last year to $220.42 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 7.64 percent compared to last year to $205.85 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 28 percent compared to last year to $203.33 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 Germany decreased $6.48 million, 0.88 percent, (25.73 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada increased $20.98 million, 5.73 percent, (13.64 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China decreased $41.33 million, 11 percent, (11.78 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Japan decreased $14.72 million, 4.64 percent, (10.66 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Austria increased $83.84 million, 46.78 percent, (9.26 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 71.06 percent of all these Machinery for rubber, plastic industry, parts imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $2.02 billion of the $2.84 billion total.

All totaled, 44.45 percent of all these Machinery for rubber, plastic industry, parts imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $1.26 billion of the $2.84 billion total