Current data is through December 2019.

Imports: Machinery for rubber, plastic industry, parts

Machinery for rubber, plastic industry, parts, the No. 135 import by value totaled $260.63 million for the month of December, $3.15 billion through December 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

RankCountry2019
1Germany$818.69 M
2Canada$490.34 M
3Japan$385.5 M
4China$234.07 M
5Austria$230.29 M
6Italy$218.38 M
7France$101.67 M
8Switzerland$77.41 M
9Taiwan$73.14 M
10The Netherlands$68.86 M
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U.S. imports of Machinery for rubber, plastic industry, parts decreased 8.20 percent through December 2019 to $3.15 billion

U.S. imports of Machinery for rubber, plastic industry, parts decreased 8.20 percent from $3.43 billion to $3.15 billion in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 135 in 2019 among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 128 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 December 2019 the leading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 China 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 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full 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.

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five in 2019 were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark fell 18.83 percent to $375.63 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 4.1 percent to $330.03 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 8.77 percent to $230.36 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 9.96 percent to $229.61 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 7.91 percent to $205.75 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 $78.21 million, 8.72 percent, (25.99 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada increased $28.59 million, 6.19 percent, (15.57 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan increased $26.11 million, 7.27 percent, (12.24 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 China decreased $159.1 million, 40.47 percent, (7.43 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Austria decreased $72.45 million, 23.93 percent, (7.31 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 68.54 percent of all these Machinery for rubber, plastic industry, parts imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets in 2019. That is equal to $2.16 billion of the $3.15 billion total.

All totaled, 43.54 percent of all these Machinery for rubber, plastic industry, parts imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports in 2019. That is equal to $1.37 billion of the $3.15 billion total.