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

Imports: Machinery for rubber, plastic industry, parts

Machinery for rubber, plastic industry, parts, the No. 128 import by value totaled $307.09 million for the month of December, $3.43 billion through December 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$896.91 M
2Canada$461.75 M
3China$393.17 M
4Japan$359.39 M
5Austria$302.74 M
6Italy$222.21 M
7France$127.3 M
8South Korea$100.15 M
9Switzerland$92.66 M
10Taiwan$63.55 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $3.43 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $462,793,023
2Port of Los Angeles $317,042,950
3Port of Savannah, Ga. $255,015,836
4Port of Charleston $252,512,755
5Port of Virginia $246,301,416
6Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $223,414,363
7Port of Baltimore, Md. $218,959,461
8Chicago O’Hare International Airport $146,373,406
9Port of Houston $129,527,247
10Port of New Orleans $120,519,715

U.S. imports of Machinery for rubber, plastic industry, parts increased 0.29 percent through December to $3.43 billion

U.S. imports of Machinery for rubber, plastic industry, parts increased 0.29 percent from $3.42 billion to $3.43 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 128 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 116 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 December 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 Savannah, Ga., No. 4 Port of Charleston 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Germany $896,905,806
2Canada $461,747,050
3China $393,174,689
4Japan $359,390,493
5Austria $302,736,335
6Italy $222,214,833
7France $127,298,301
8South Korea $100,148,038
9Switzerland $92,656,317
10Taiwan $63,546,949

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $113,838,922
2Detroit $94,781,363
3Atlanta/Savannah $93,514,866
4Los Angeles $70,142,800
5Charleston $65,226,419
6Chicago $62,620,275
7Cleveland $49,071,568
8Baltimore $48,606,932
9Houston $43,132,473
10Norfolk $40,750,064

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark rose 26.85 percent compared to last year to $462.79 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 14.43 percent compared to last year to $317.04 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 0.93 percent compared to last year to $255.02 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 29.93 percent compared to last year to $252.51 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 35.4 percent compared to last year to $246.3 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 $735,845, 0.08 percent, (26.14 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada decreased $1.53 million, 0.33 percent, (13.46 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China decreased $76.92 million, 16.36 percent, (11.46 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Japan decreased $30.04 million, 7.71 percent, (10.47 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Austria increased $60.93 million, 25.2 percent, (8.82 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 70.35 percent of all these Machinery for rubber, plastic industry, parts imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $2.41 billion of the $3.43 billion total.

All totaled, 44.69 percent of all these Machinery for rubber, plastic industry, parts imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $1.53 billion of the $3.43 billion total