Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through February 2020.

Imports: Machinery for sorting minerals, ores

Machinery for sorting minerals, ores, the No. 242 import by value totaled $103.16 million for the month of February, $227.99 million through February of 2020, and $1.4 billion for all of 2019, 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
1China$34.95 M
2United Kingdom$34.41 M
3Canada$29.49 M
4Germany$28.83 M
5Italy$15.44 M
6Japan$12.51 M
7India$10.41 M
8Mexico$6.36 M
9Brazil$5.38 M
10Spain$5.21 M
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $227.99 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $23,650,485
2Port of Baltimore, Md. $20,455,909
3Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $18,454,969
4Port of Brunswick, Ga. $15,585,108
5Port of Los Angeles $14,857,666
6Port of Charleston $14,149,396
7Port of Houston $11,022,978
8Port Hueneme, Calif. $10,507,063
9Port of Savannah, Ga. $7,940,694
10Port Laredo $7,685,045

U.S. imports of Machinery for sorting minerals, ores increased 1.60 percent through February to $227.99 million

U.S. imports of Machinery for sorting minerals, ores increased 1.60 percent from $224.39 million to $227.99 million through the first two months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 242 through February 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 $1.4 billion, a $30.55 million, 2.13 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 United Kingdom, 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 Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of Brunswick, Ga. and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 United Kingdom, No. 2 China, No. 3 Germany, 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 Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich..

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $34,946,375
2United Kingdom $34,406,059
3Canada $29,490,827
4Germany $28,832,835
5Italy $15,436,576
6Japan $12,508,280
7India $10,412,108
8Mexico $6,361,646
9Brazil $5,379,104
10Spain $5,208,887

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Baltimore $16,604,234
2New York City $12,902,303
3Houston $9,555,670
4Detroit $8,554,787
5Los Angeles $8,097,967
6Charleston $7,871,702
7Atlanta/Savannah $6,029,580
8Chicago $5,764,314
9New Orleans $4,177,953
10Cleveland $3,855,993

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first two months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark rose 6.19 percent compared to last year to $23.65 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. rose 3.73 percent compared to last year to $20.46 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 102.66 percent compared to last year to $18.45 million.
  • Port of Brunswick, Ga. rose 107.55 percent compared to last year to $15.59 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 21.56 percent compared to last year to $14.86 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 China increased $2.36 million, 7.25 percent, (15.33 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 United Kingdom decreased $3.99 million, 10.4 percent, (15.09 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Canada increased $4.21 million, 16.65 percent, (12.94 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany decreased $2.6 million, 8.29 percent, (12.65 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Italy decreased $2.21 million, 12.51 percent, (6.77 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 62.77 percent of all these Machinery for sorting minerals, ores imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $143.11 million of the $227.99 million total.

All totaled, 40.79 percent of all these Machinery for sorting minerals, ores imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $93 million of the $227.99 million total