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

Imports: Machinery for sorting minerals, ores

Machinery for sorting minerals, ores, the No. 255 import by value totaled $116.51 million for the month of October, $1.22 billion through October of 2018, and $1.27 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
1United Kingdom$215.62 M
2Germany$190.41 M
3China$172.98 M
4Canada$152.75 M
5Italy$75.87 M
6Finland$60.36 M
7Japan$48.48 M
8India$37.74 M
9Brazil$29.26 M
10Austria$29.06 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.22 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $162,609,900
2Port of Charleston $111,369,110
3Port of Baltimore, Md. $105,877,614
4Port of Los Angeles $90,282,162
5Port of Houston $70,064,280
6Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $55,378,956
7Port of Savannah, Ga. $46,781,325
8Port of Virginia $46,475,772
9Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $41,151,747
10Port Laredo $39,023,152

U.S. imports of Machinery for sorting minerals, ores increased 16.22 percent through October to $1.22 billion

U.S. imports of Machinery for sorting minerals, ores increased 16.22 percent from $1.05 billion to $1.22 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 255 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 266 for the last full year with a total value of $1.27 billion, a $1.33 million, 0.10 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 United Kingdom, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 China, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Italy. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Charleston, No. 3 Port of Baltimore, Md., No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Port of Houston.

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

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1United Kingdom $215,620,174
2Germany $190,408,972
3China $172,978,080
4Canada $152,754,292
5Italy $75,872,681
6Finland $60,364,142
7Japan $48,478,977
8India $37,736,058
9Brazil $29,258,297
10Austria $29,064,983

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $23,760,437
2Los Angeles $21,603,618
3Houston $20,699,150
4Detroit $18,534,975
5Atlanta/Savannah $17,925,035
6Charleston $17,781,653
7Baltimore $16,466,251
8Chicago $14,146,640
9Cleveland $9,682,086
10Buffalo $8,475,607

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 31.99 percent compared to last year to $162.61 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 29.41 percent compared to last year to $111.37 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. fell 0.69 percent compared to last year to $105.88 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 0.89 percent compared to last year to $90.28 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 68.51 percent compared to last year to $70.06 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 United Kingdom increased $31.24 million, 16.94 percent, (17.67 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Germany increased $61.48 million, 47.69 percent, (15.61 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China increased $16.59 million, 10.61 percent, (14.18 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Canada increased $9.45 million, 6.59 percent, (12.52 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Italy increased $19.43 million, 34.43 percent, (6.22 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 66.2 percent of all these Machinery for sorting minerals, ores imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $807.63 million of the $1.22 billion total.

All totaled, 44.28 percent of all these Machinery for sorting minerals, ores imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $540.2 million of the $1.22 billion total