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

Imports: Machining centers for metal work

Machining centers for metal work, the No. 236 import by value totaled $153.4 million for the month of October, $1.35 billion through October 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
1Japan$619.04 M
2Germany$352.89 M
3Taiwan$136.25 M
4South Korea$80.51 M
5Italy$47.86 M
6Switzerland$28.53 M
7Brazil$22.19 M
8Singapore$14.27 M
9Spain$11.69 M
10China$11.48 M

Top Gateways

RankPortYTD
1Port of Los Angeles$304.46 M
2Port of Virginia$197.69 M
3Port of Newark$172.73 M
4Port of Baltimore, Md.$143.91 M
5Port of Savannah, Ga.$141.63 M
6Port of Long Beach$98.27 M
7Port of Tacoma, Wash.$88.93 M
8Port of Charleston$31.35 M
9Port of Houston$28.03 M
10Port of Boston$22.53 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.35 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $304,463,679
2Port of Virginia $197,693,482
3Port of Newark $172,730,069
4Port of Baltimore, Md. $143,910,207
5Port of Savannah, Ga. $141,630,875
6Port of Long Beach $98,266,576
7Port of Tacoma, Wash. $88,927,170
8Port of Charleston $31,345,212
9Port of Houston $28,033,435
10Port of Boston $22,529,628

U.S. imports of Machining centers for metal work increased 33.67 percent through October to $1.35 billion

U.S. imports of Machining centers for metal work increased 33.67 percent from $1.01 billion to $1.35 billion through the first 10 months of 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 236 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 275 for the last full year with a total value of $1.27 billion, a $128.39 million, 11.25 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading 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 Baltimore, Md. 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 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 Tacoma, Wash..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Japan $619,039,435
2Germany $352,892,807
3Taiwan $136,250,615
4South Korea $80,513,188
5Italy $47,861,169
6Switzerland $28,529,756
7Brazil $22,188,320
8Singapore $14,266,510
9Spain $11,693,820
10China $11,477,790

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $71,480,509
2Baltimore $43,977,095
3Norfolk $43,222,166
4Seattle $37,060,875
5New York City $25,569,547
6Atlanta/Savannah $23,550,952
7Charleston $9,125,826
8Chicago $7,288,187
9Detroit $5,663,030
10Cleveland $4,912,430

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles rose 29.63 percent compared to last year to $304.46 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 36.63 percent compared to last year to $197.69 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 42.67 percent compared to last year to $172.73 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. rose 110.62 percent compared to last year to $143.91 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 28.95 percent compared to last year to $141.63 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 $97.99 million, 18.81 percent, (45.87 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Germany increased $137.66 million, 63.96 percent, (26.15 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Taiwan increased $35.36 million, 35.04 percent, (10.1 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 South Korea increased $24.75 million, 44.37 percent, (5.97 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Italy increased $15.25 million, 46.78 percent, (3.55 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 91.63 percent of all these Machining centers for metal work imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $1.24 billion of the $1.35 billion total.

All totaled, 71.17 percent of all these Machining centers for metal work imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $960.43 million of the $1.35 billion total