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

Imports: Machining centers for metal work

Machining centers for metal work, the No. 242 import by value totaled $118.99 million for the month of August, $1.03 billion through August 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$523.29 M
2Germany$184 M
3South Korea$123 M
4Taiwan$101.58 M
5Italy$39.45 M
6Switzerland$17.17 M
7Singapore$6.22 M
8Brazil$5.93 M
9The Netherlands$5.68 M
10China$4.73 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.03 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $218,503,674
2Port of Virginia $155,439,740
3Port of Newark $147,422,789
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $141,011,359
5Port of Long Beach $78,143,981
6Port of Baltimore, Md. $60,628,925
7Port of Tacoma, Wash. $47,176,535
8Port of Mobile, Ala. $43,073,746
9Port of Houston $22,468,035
10Indianapolis International Airport, Ind. $19,169,419

U.S. imports of Machining centers for metal work decreased 4.68 percent through August to $1.03 billion

U.S. imports of Machining centers for metal work decreased 4.68 percent from $1.08 billion to $1.03 billion through the first eight 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 242 through August among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 236 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 August of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 Taiwan and No. 5 Italy. 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 Long Beach.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Taiwan, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Italy. 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 – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Japan $523,292,497
2Germany $183,997,713
3South Korea $122,996,187
4Taiwan $101,584,068
5Italy $39,445,174
6Switzerland $17,167,650
7Singapore $6,222,192
8Brazil $5,933,186
9The Netherlands $5,679,232
10China $4,730,979

January – August 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 eight months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles fell 10.65 percent compared to last year to $218.5 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 0.76 percent compared to last year to $155.44 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 4.97 percent compared to last year to $147.42 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 31.8 percent compared to last year to $141.01 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 11.9 percent compared to last year to $78.14 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 increased $40.02 million, 8.28 percent, (50.9 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Germany decreased $107.53 million, 36.88 percent, (17.9 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 South Korea increased $58.8 million, 91.59 percent, (11.96 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Taiwan decreased $6.9 million, 6.36 percent, (9.88 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Italy increased $3.9 million, 10.97 percent, (3.84 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 94.47 percent of all these Machining centers for metal work imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $971.32 million of the $1.03 billion total.

All totaled, 72.03 percent of all these Machining centers for metal work imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $740.52 million of the $1.03 billion total