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

Imports: Machinery for rubber, plastic industry, parts

Machinery for rubber, plastic industry, parts, the No. 127 import by value totaled $270.09 million for the month of March, $828.22 million through March of 2019, and $3.43 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
1Germany$237.9 M
2Canada$121.53 M
3Japan$101.57 M
4China$67.59 M
5Italy$55.21 M
6Austria$53.94 M
7Switzerland$28.94 M
8Taiwan$26.17 M
9France$20.68 M
10Israel$19.21 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $828.22 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $103,187,593
2Port of Savannah, Ga. $83,417,260
3Port of Los Angeles $82,417,005
4Port of Charleston $59,475,178
5Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $53,275,730
6Port of Virginia $51,013,952
7Port of Baltimore, Md. $47,600,311
8Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $33,813,686
9Port of New Orleans $33,344,960
10Chicago O’Hare International Airport $32,000,573

U.S. imports of Machinery for rubber, plastic industry, parts decreased 0.17 percent through March to $828.22 million

U.S. imports of Machinery for rubber, plastic industry, parts decreased 0.17 percent from $829.66 million to $828.22 million through the first three 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 127 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 129 for the last full year with a total value of $3.43 billion, a $10.01 million, 0.29 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 China and No. 5 Italy. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of Charleston and No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

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

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Germany $237,896,324
2Canada $121,527,392
3Japan $101,569,657
4China $67,590,534
5Italy $55,214,073
6Austria $53,939,647
7Switzerland $28,937,309
8Taiwan $26,167,087
9France $20,682,253
10Israel $19,214,485

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $145,508,738
2Atlanta/Savannah $133,562,792
3Detroit $127,436,006
4Los Angeles $92,950,541
5Chicago $83,107,010
6Charleston $79,117,914
7Baltimore $70,789,235
8Cleveland $64,454,294
9Houston $57,963,236
10Norfolk $50,962,072

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark fell 2.71 percent compared to last year to $103.19 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 32.48 percent compared to last year to $83.42 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 2.42 percent compared to last year to $82.42 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 21.7 percent compared to last year to $59.48 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 7.89 percent compared to last year to $53.28 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 increased $48.62 million, 25.69 percent, (28.72 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada increased $4.6 million, 3.94 percent, (14.67 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan increased $18.8 million, 22.71 percent, (12.26 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 China decreased $49.59 million, 42.32 percent, (8.16 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Italy increased $7.81 million, 16.48 percent, (6.67 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 70.49 percent of all these Machinery for rubber, plastic industry, parts imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $583.8 million of the $828.22 million total.

All totaled, 46.1 percent of all these Machinery for rubber, plastic industry, parts imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $381.77 million of the $828.22 million total