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

Imports: Metal-working machine tools

Metal-working machine tools, the No. 730 import by value totaled $11.85 million for the month of February, $27.31 million through February of 2019, and $217.79 million 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
1Germany$7.38 M
2Switzerland$7.06 M
3Japan$2.31 M
4China$2.12 M
5Canada$1.79 M
6Croatia$1.29 M
7Taiwan$1.07 M
8Italy$894,111
9South Korea$654,740
10Sweden$616,026
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $27.31 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Savannah, Ga. $3,822,091
2Port of Charleston $3,473,996
3Port of Newark $3,033,690
4Port of Los Angeles $2,146,043
5Port of Virginia $2,031,708
6Port of Brunswick, Ga. $1,933,621
7Port of Houston $1,320,655
8Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $1,197,278
9Port of Long Beach $1,180,157
10Port 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

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Germany $7,380,707
2Switzerland $7,062,535
3Japan $2,314,190
4China $2,118,309
5Canada $1,794,977
6Croatia $1,291,546
7Taiwan $1,072,539
8Italy $894,111
9South Korea $654,740
10Sweden $616,026

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $9,642,161
2Chicago $9,073,292
3Houston $5,955,251
4Cleveland $5,583,084
5Atlanta/Savannah $5,463,136
6Los Angeles $4,243,077
7Charleston $4,039,716
8St. Louis $3,533,693
9New Orleans $2,994,452
10Buffalo $2,442,403

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