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

Imports: Machinery for rubber, plastic industry, parts

Machinery for rubber, plastic industry, parts, the No. 136 import by value totaled $292.72 million for the month of July, $1.91 billion through July 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$494.55 M
2Canada$278.14 M
3Japan$240.03 M
4Austria$153.82 M
5China$140.74 M
6Italy$136.67 M
7Switzerland$55.76 M
8The Netherlands$52.04 M
9Taiwan$47.67 M
10France$47.05 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.91 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $231,533,534
2Port of Los Angeles $198,444,056
3Port of Savannah, Ga. $149,993,232
4Port of Charleston $146,697,098
5Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $128,834,403
6Port of Baltimore, Md. $111,010,448
7Port of Virginia $98,761,403
8Chicago O’Hare International Airport $83,490,016
9Port of Houston $80,762,195
10Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $68,879,317

U.S. imports of Machinery for rubber, plastic industry, parts decreased 4.44 percent through July to $1.91 billion

U.S. imports of Machinery for rubber, plastic industry, parts decreased 4.44 percent from $2 billion to $1.91 billion through the first seven 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 136 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 126 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 July of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Austria and No. 5 China. 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 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full year, theleading 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.

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Germany $494,548,243
2Canada $278,138,552
3Japan $240,032,735
4Austria $153,815,277
5China $140,739,407
6Italy $136,671,557
7Switzerland $55,757,574
8The Netherlands $52,044,575
9Taiwan $47,671,127
10France $47,047,503

January – July 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 seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark fell 11.54 percent compared to last year to $231.53 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 6.68 percent compared to last year to $198.44 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 10.64 percent compared to last year to $149.99 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 1.69 percent compared to last year to $146.7 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 1.66 percent compared to last year to $128.83 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 $20.43 million, 3.97 percent, (25.84 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada increased $15.17 million, 5.77 percent, (14.53 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan increased $21.16 million, 9.67 percent, (12.54 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Austria decreased $28.77 million, 15.76 percent, (8.04 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 China decreased $117 million, 45.39 percent, (7.35 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 68.3 percent of all these Machinery for rubber, plastic industry, parts imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $1.31 billion of the $1.91 billion total.

All totaled, 44.7 percent of all these Machinery for rubber, plastic industry, parts imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $855.5 million of the $1.91 billion total