Total Trade: $27.31 million
|1||Port of Savannah, Ga.||$3,822,091|
|2||Port of Charleston||$3,473,996|
|3||Port of Newark||$3,033,690|
|4||Port of Los Angeles||$2,146,043|
|5||Port of Virginia||$2,031,708|
|6||Port of Brunswick, Ga.||$1,933,621|
|7||Port of Houston||$1,320,655|
|8||Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY||$1,197,278|
|9||Port of Long Beach||$1,180,157|
|10||Port of Oakland, Calif.||$970,633|
U.S. imports of Metal-working machine tools decreased 4.61 percent through February to $27.31 million
U.S. imports of Metal-working machine tools decreased 4.61 percent from $28.63 million to $27.31 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 730 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 714 for the last full year with a total value of $217.79 million, a $9.55 million, 4.59 percent increase from the 2017 total.
Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Switzerland, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 China and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 2 Port of Charleston, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Port of Virginia.
In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Italy, No. 3 Taiwan, No. 4 Switzerland and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Virginia, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Chicago O’Hare International Airport.
January – February 2019
|1||New York City||$9,642,161|
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 Savannah, Ga. rose 365.03 percent compared to last year to $3.82 million.
- Port of Charleston rose 68.06 percent compared to last year to $3.47 million.
- Port of Newark fell 67.64 percent compared to last year to $3.03 million.
- Port of Los Angeles fell 23.99 percent compared to last year to $2.15 million.
- Port of Virginia rose 2.76 percent compared to last year to $2.03 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 Germany decreased $4.57 million, 38.25 percent, (27.03 percent of all shipments).
- U.S. imports from No. 2 Switzerland increased $4.51 million, 176.46 percent, (25.86 percent market share).
- U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan increased $268,961, 13.15 percent, (8.47 percent market share).
- U.S. imports from No. 4 China increased $466,938, 28.28 percent, (7.76 percent market share).
- U.S. imports from No. 5 Canada increased $77,017, 4.48 percent, (6.57 percent of all shipments).
All totaled, 75.69 percent of all these Metal-working machine tools imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $20.67 million of the $27.31 million total.
All totaled, 53.12 percent of all these Metal-working machine tools imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $14.51 million of the $27.31 million total