Current data is through December 2019.

Imports: Meteorological, hydraulic and survey equipment

Meteorological, hydraulic and survey equipment, the No. 260 import by value totaled $113.83 million for the month of December, $1.4 billion through December of 2019, and $1.39 billion 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

RankCountry2019
1Canada$217.76 M
2China$163.72 M
3Germany$157.81 M
4United Kingdom$126.4 M
5Switzerland$103.6 M
6Japan$81.05 M
7Mexico$59.64 M
8Sweden$51.4 M
9Austria$47.05 M
10Norway$43.07 M
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U.S. imports of Meteorological, hydraulic and survey equipment increased 0.42 percent through December 2019 to $1.4 billion

U.S. imports of Meteorological, hydraulic and survey equipment increased 0.42 percent from $1.39 billion to $1.4 billion in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 260 in 2019 among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 265 for the last full year with a total value of $1.39 billion, a $152.48 million, 12.31 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through December 2019 the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 China, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 Switzerland. The leading gateways were No. 1 Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Texas, No. 2 Port of New Orleans, No. 3 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio, No. 4 Chicago O’Hare International Airport and No. 5 San Francisco International Airport, Calif..

In the last previous full 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.

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five in 2019 were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Texas rose 25.72 percent to $159.66 million.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 2.77 percent to $138.32 million.
  • Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio rose 8.14 percent to $131.94 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 16.34 percent to $97.73 million.
  • San Francisco International Airport, Calif. rose 251.31 percent to $76.67 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 $1.54 million, 0.7 percent, (15.59 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China decreased $49.15 million, 23.09 percent, (11.72 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany decreased $6.25 million, 3.81 percent, (11.3 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 United Kingdom increased $15.39 million, 13.86 percent, (9.05 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Switzerland decreased $19.02 million, 15.51 percent, (7.42 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 55.08 percent of all these Meteorological, hydraulic and survey equipment imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets in 2019. That is equal to $769.28 million of the $1.4 billion total.

All totaled, 43.27 percent of all these Meteorological, hydraulic and survey equipment imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports in 2019. That is equal to $604.33 million of the $1.4 billion total.