Total Trade: $183.87 million
|1||Port of Newark||$39,188,247|
|2||Port of Virginia||$19,471,970|
|3||Port of Los Angeles||$18,269,100|
|4||Port of Houston||$16,177,155|
|5||Chicago O’Hare International Airport||$15,190,356|
|6||Port of Charleston||$11,448,701|
|7||Port of Savannah, Ga.||$10,939,890|
|8||Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY||$7,340,927|
|9||Port of Long Beach||$5,287,906|
|10||John F. Kennedy International Airport||$4,254,012|
U.S. imports of Metal-working machine tools increased 10.77 percent through October to $183.87 million
U.S. imports of Metal-working machine tools increased 10.77 percent from $165.99 million to $183.87 million 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 679 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 673 for the last full year with a total value of $208.23 million, a $10.38 million, 5.24 percent increase from the 2016 total.
Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 Italy, No. 4 Switzerland and No. 5 Canada. 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.
In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Switzerland, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Italy. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Virginia, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Charleston, No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.
January – October 2018
|1||New York City||$6,369,367|
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 Newark rose 112.97 percent compared to last year to $39.19 million.
- Port of Virginia rose 7.62 percent compared to last year to $19.47 million.
- Port of Los Angeles rose 25.19 percent compared to last year to $18.27 million.
- Port of Houston rose 27.85 percent compared to last year to $16.18 million.
- Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 170.32 percent compared to last year to $15.19 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 increased $30.54 million, 76.69 percent, (38.27 percent of all shipments).
- U.S. imports from No. 2 Japan increased $299,311, 1.46 percent, (11.34 percent market share).
- U.S. imports from No. 3 Italy increased $9.4 million, 88.69 percent, (10.87 percent market share).
- U.S. imports from No. 4 Switzerland decreased $9.28 million, 32.44 percent, (10.51 percent market share).
- U.S. imports from No. 5 Canada decreased $8.31 million, 47.62 percent, (4.97 percent of all shipments).
All totaled, 75.96 percent of all these Metal-working machine tools imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $139.67 million of the $183.87 million total.
All totaled, 58.9 percent of all these Metal-working machine tools imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $108.3 million of the $183.87 million total