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

Imports: Meteorological, hydraulic and survey equipment

Meteorological, hydraulic and survey equipment, the No. 269 import by value totaled $128.66 million for the month of October, $1.16 billion through October of 2018, and $1.24 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
1Canada$187.02 M
2China$177.28 M
3Germany$135.63 M
4Switzerland$102.31 M
5United Kingdom$93.84 M
6Japan$73.99 M
7Mexico$56.81 M
8Sweden$42.97 M
9Austria$36.59 M
10France$34.53 M
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U.S. imports of Meteorological, hydraulic and survey equipment increased 13.15 percent through October to $1.16 billion

U.S. imports of Meteorological, hydraulic and survey equipment increased 13.15 percent from $1.02 billion to $1.16 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 269 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 272 for the last full year with a total value of $1.24 billion, a $162.33 million, 15.09 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 China, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Switzerland and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of New Orleans, No. 2 Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Texas, No. 3 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio, No. 4 Chicago O’Hare International Airport and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 China, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of New Orleans, No. 2 Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Texas, No. 3 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio, No. 4 Chicago O’Hare International Airport and No. 5 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $187,024,694
2China $177,282,069
3Germany $135,630,996
4Switzerland $102,312,618
5United Kingdom $93,837,813
6Japan $73,991,318
7Mexico $56,811,185
8Sweden $42,968,364
9Austria $36,593,112
10France $34,527,927

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Houston $37,579,585
2Cleveland $24,360,347
3Chicago $24,222,157
4New Orleans $22,204,338
5Los Angeles $12,482,294
6El Paso $11,282,012
7Atlanta/Savannah $9,649,703
8Great Falls, Mont. $9,101,264
9New York City $7,820,946
10Boston $6,233,163

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 New Orleans rose 17.58 percent compared to last year to $118.44 million.
  • Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Texas rose 10.93 percent compared to last year to $103.59 million.
  • Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio rose 30.02 percent compared to last year to $101.82 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 24.73 percent compared to last year to $95.63 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 7.11 percent compared to last year to $51.59 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 Canada decreased $2.71 million, 1.43 percent, (16.19 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China increased $28.8 million, 19.39 percent, (15.34 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany increased $7.62 million, 5.95 percent, (11.74 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Switzerland increased $45.15 million, 78.98 percent, (8.86 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 United Kingdom increased $15.12 million, 19.21 percent, (8.12 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 60.25 percent of all these Meteorological, hydraulic and survey equipment imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $696.09 million of the $1.16 billion total.

All totaled, 40.77 percent of all these Meteorological, hydraulic and survey equipment imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $471.06 million of the $1.16 billion total