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

Imports: Machinery for sorting minerals, ores

Machinery for sorting minerals, ores, the No. 259 import by value totaled $102.48 million for the month of December, $1.43 billion through December 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$254.92 M
2Germany$220.44 M
3China$199.54 M
4Canada$179.94 M
5Italy$87.68 M
6Finland$68.7 M
7Japan$58.53 M
8India$44.3 M
9Austria$36.2 M
10Brazil$33.65 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.43 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $190,258,765
2Port of Charleston $135,096,906
3Port of Baltimore, Md. $125,529,762
4Port of Los Angeles $109,129,190
5Port of Houston $78,094,951
6Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $67,562,524
7Port of Savannah, Ga. $54,223,254
8Port of Virginia $53,712,687
9Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $47,562,689
10Port Laredo $44,274,368

U.S. imports of Machinery for sorting minerals, ores increased 12.55 percent through December to $1.43 billion

U.S. imports of Machinery for sorting minerals, ores increased 12.55 percent from $1.27 billion to $1.43 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 259 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 263 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 December 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1United Kingdom $254,922,086
2Germany $220,436,240
3China $199,536,333
4Canada $179,935,904
5Italy $87,675,467
6Finland $68,698,855
7Japan $58,531,794
8India $44,303,500
9Austria $36,195,182
10Brazil $33,649,685

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $33,802,702
2Los Angeles $32,531,341
3Charleston $31,429,513
4Detroit $27,001,589
5Houston $25,012,589
6Atlanta/Savannah $24,732,108
7Chicago $23,172,399
8Baltimore $21,759,302
9Cleveland $14,291,424
10Seattle $11,513,773

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 20.77 percent compared to last year to $190.26 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 21.35 percent compared to last year to $135.1 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. rose 2.47 percent compared to last year to $125.53 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 2.15 percent compared to last year to $109.13 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 42.11 percent compared to last year to $78.09 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 $40.82 million, 19.06 percent, (17.8 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Germany increased $59.19 million, 36.7 percent, (15.39 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China increased $9.16 million, 4.81 percent, (13.93 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Canada increased $8.43 million, 4.91 percent, (12.56 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Italy increased $15.78 million, 21.95 percent, (6.12 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 65.81 percent of all these Machinery for sorting minerals, ores imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $942.51 million of the $1.43 billion total.

All totaled, 44.55 percent of all these Machinery for sorting minerals, ores imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $638.11 million of the $1.43 billion total