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

Imports: Meteorological, hydraulic and survey equipment

Meteorological, hydraulic and survey equipment, the No. 262 import by value totaled $134.32 million for the month of July, $815.78 million through July 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

RankCountryYTD
1Canada$128.65 M
2China$96.53 M
3Germany$93.57 M
4United Kingdom$66.3 M
5Switzerland$65.01 M
6Japan$49.25 M
7Mexico$34.51 M
8Norway$26.93 M
9Austria$26.77 M
10France$26.46 M
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U.S. imports of Meteorological, hydraulic and survey equipment increased 3.74 percent through July to $815.78 million

U.S. imports of Meteorological, hydraulic and survey equipment increased 3.74 percent from $786.35 million to $815.78 million through the first seven 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 262 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 274 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 July of this year 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 Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont..

In the last previous full year, theleading 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.

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $128,650,540
2China $96,528,408
3Germany $93,567,313
4United Kingdom $66,303,083
5Switzerland $65,006,099
6Japan $49,252,963
7Mexico $34,514,245
8Norway $26,925,386
9Austria $26,773,583
10France $26,461,908

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Houston $71,692,115
2New Orleans $48,737,373
3Chicago $47,868,076
4Cleveland $45,812,332
5Los Angeles $29,191,195
6Atlanta/Savannah $23,298,752
7Great Falls, Mont. $21,479,837
8El Paso $18,435,965
9New York City $18,079,103
10Boston $13,143,349

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Texas rose 16.35 percent compared to last year to $94.14 million.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 0.33 percent compared to last year to $81.21 million.
  • Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio fell 6.58 percent compared to last year to $68.25 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 9.5 percent compared to last year to $58.53 million.
  • Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. rose 20.25 percent compared to last year to $41.16 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 increased $7.31 million, 6.02 percent, (15.77 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China decreased $12.38 million, 11.37 percent, (11.83 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany decreased $11.12 million, 10.62 percent, (11.47 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 United Kingdom increased $1.97 million, 3.07 percent, (8.13 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Switzerland decreased $8.52 million, 11.59 percent, (7.97 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 55.17 percent of all these Meteorological, hydraulic and survey equipment imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $450.06 million of the $815.78 million total.

All totaled, 42.08 percent of all these Meteorological, hydraulic and survey equipment imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $343.28 million of the $815.78 million total