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

Imports: Machining centers for metal work

Machining centers for metal work, the No. 228 import by value totaled $118.06 million for the month of February, $272.06 million through February of 2019, and $1.61 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
1Japan$119.88 M
2South Korea$63.06 M
3Germany$45.05 M
4Taiwan$27.94 M
5Italy$7.66 M
6Switzerland$2.75 M
7Singapore$2.43 M
8China$857,453
9Thailand$752,890
10Czech Republic$647,719
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $272.06 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $56,173,994
2Port of Mobile, Ala. $43,073,746
3Port of Newark $34,827,446
4Port of Virginia $28,870,725
5Port of Savannah, Ga. $27,005,843
6Port of Long Beach $26,394,581
7Port of Baltimore, Md. $11,315,050
8Port of Tacoma, Wash. $7,851,091
9Port of Philadelphia $6,964,089
10Port of Houston $5,299,887

U.S. imports of Machining centers for metal work decreased 4.27 percent through February to $272.06 million

U.S. imports of Machining centers for metal work decreased 4.27 percent from $284.21 million to $272.06 million through the first two 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 228 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 211 for the last full year with a total value of $1.61 billion, a $341.72 million, 26.91 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 South Korea, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Taiwan and No. 5 Italy. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Mobile, Ala., No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Taiwan, No. 4 Brazil and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Virginia, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Port of Baltimore, Md..

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Japan $119,877,517
2South Korea $63,057,545
3Germany $45,048,509
4Taiwan $27,940,695
5Italy $7,657,572
6Switzerland $2,751,171
7Singapore $2,425,092
8China $857,453
9Thailand $752,890
10Czech Republic $647,719

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $153,037,804
2Norfolk $79,028,878
3New York City $63,239,542
4Baltimore $57,911,828
5Atlanta/Savannah $53,022,524
6Seattle $48,254,038
7Houston $19,863,562
8Charleston $12,508,119
9Chicago $11,368,830
10Cleveland $11,016,280

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 Los Angeles fell 8.99 percent compared to last year to $56.17 million.
  • Port of Mobile, Ala. totaled $43.07 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Port of Newark rose 32.17 percent compared to last year to $34.83 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 33.52 percent compared to last year to $28.87 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 16.22 percent compared to last year to $27.01 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 Japan decreased $475,882, 0.4 percent, (44.06 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 South Korea increased $53.18 million, 538.47 percent, (23.18 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany decreased $35.23 million, 43.88 percent, (16.56 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Taiwan decreased $4.12 million, 12.86 percent, (10.27 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Italy increased $3.67 million, 92.27 percent, (2.81 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 96.88 percent of all these Machining centers for metal work imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $263.58 million of the $272.06 million total.

All totaled, 69.82 percent of all these Machining centers for metal work imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $189.95 million of the $272.06 million total