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

Imports: Machinery for sorting minerals, ores

Machinery for sorting minerals, ores, the No. 254 import by value totaled $131.79 million for the month of March, $356.19 million through March of 2019, and $1.43 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
1United Kingdom$64.37 M
2Germany$49.64 M
3China$44.8 M
4Canada$41.03 M
5Italy$29.43 M
6India$14.75 M
7Finland$13.55 M
8Japan$12.66 M
9Austria$10.87 M
10Brazil$9.3 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $356.19 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $37,014,924
2Port of Baltimore, Md. $32,747,765
3Port of Charleston $29,399,145
4Port of Los Angeles $26,857,146
5Port of Savannah, Ga. $19,605,148
6Port of Galveston, Texas $19,581,992
7Port of Houston $19,075,540
8Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $14,101,226
9Port of Virginia $13,391,134
10Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $12,093,405

U.S. imports of Machinery for sorting minerals, ores increased 1.51 percent through March to $356.19 million

U.S. imports of Machinery for sorting minerals, ores increased 1.51 percent from $350.88 million to $356.19 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 254 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 252 for the last full year with a total value of $1.43 billion, a $159.72 million, 12.55 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March 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 Baltimore, Md., No. 3 Port of Charleston, No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 United Kingdom, 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.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1United Kingdom $64,371,074
2Germany $49,641,340
3China $44,801,015
4Canada $41,027,449
5Italy $29,425,866
6India $14,753,356
7Finland $13,545,515
8Japan $12,661,003
9Austria $10,866,624
10Brazil $9,297,708

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $44,468,426
2Los Angeles $42,402,237
3Charleston $41,659,698
4Baltimore $36,233,040
5Detroit $35,697,449
6Houston $33,286,248
7Atlanta/Savannah $32,158,930
8Chicago $29,153,370
9Cleveland $17,288,203
10Seattle $15,039,709

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 29.8 percent compared to last year to $37.01 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. rose 20.89 percent compared to last year to $32.75 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 1.48 percent compared to last year to $29.4 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 8.11 percent compared to last year to $26.86 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 32.07 percent compared to last year to $19.61 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 $6.55 million, 11.32 percent, (18.07 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Germany decreased $11.65 million, 19.01 percent, (13.94 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China decreased $7.57 million, 14.45 percent, (12.58 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Canada increased $464,264, 1.14 percent, (11.52 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Italy increased $7.25 million, 32.68 percent, (8.26 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 64.37 percent of all these Machinery for sorting minerals, ores imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $229.27 million of the $356.19 million total.

All totaled, 40.88 percent of all these Machinery for sorting minerals, ores imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $145.62 million of the $356.19 million total