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

Imports: Machinery for sorting minerals, ores

Machinery for sorting minerals, ores, the No. 250 import by value totaled $119.88 million for the month of July, $874.1 million through July 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$159.44 M
2Canada$121.3 M
3Germany$117.6 M
4China$94.66 M
5Italy$58.14 M
6Finland$39.14 M
7India$31.62 M
8Japan$29.45 M
9Brazil$27.41 M
10Austria$27.15 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $874.1 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $97,523,103
2Port of Baltimore, Md. $94,275,721
3Port of Charleston $77,326,942
4Port of Los Angeles $57,605,005
5Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $44,258,598
6Port of Savannah, Ga. $43,274,409
7Port of Galveston, Texas $38,591,181
8Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $36,016,619
9Port of Virginia $33,149,135
10Port of Houston $33,001,015

U.S. imports of Machinery for sorting minerals, ores decreased 1.74 percent through July to $874.1 million

U.S. imports of Machinery for sorting minerals, ores decreased 1.74 percent from $889.55 million to $874.1 million through the first seven 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 250 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 245 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 July of this year the leading sources were No. 1 United Kingdom, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 China 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..

In the last previous full year, theleading 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.

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1United Kingdom $159,441,518
2Canada $121,298,703
3Germany $117,597,895
4China $94,663,693
5Italy $58,143,265
6Finland $39,137,324
7India $31,623,003
8Japan $29,446,723
9Brazil $27,405,768
10Austria $27,150,103

January – July 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 seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark fell 19.89 percent compared to last year to $97.52 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. rose 34.29 percent compared to last year to $94.28 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 8.31 percent compared to last year to $77.33 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 14.33 percent compared to last year to $57.61 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 9.22 percent compared to last year to $44.26 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 $7.9 million, 5.22 percent, (18.24 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada increased $10.06 million, 9.04 percent, (13.88 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany decreased $25.5 million, 17.82 percent, (13.45 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 China decreased $34.16 million, 26.52 percent, (10.83 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Italy decreased $685,330, 1.16 percent, (6.65 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 63.05 percent of all these Machinery for sorting minerals, ores imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $551.15 million of the $874.1 million total.

All totaled, 42.44 percent of all these Machinery for sorting minerals, ores imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $370.99 million of the $874.1 million total