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

Imports: Meteorological, hydraulic and survey equipment

Meteorological, hydraulic and survey equipment, the No. 265 import by value totaled $114.98 million for the month of December, $1.39 billion through December 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$219.3 M
2China$212.86 M
3Germany$164.07 M
4Switzerland$122.62 M
5United Kingdom$111.01 M
6Japan$89.88 M
7Mexico$66.3 M
8Sweden$52.44 M
9Austria$48.37 M
10France$42.95 M
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U.S. imports of Meteorological, hydraulic and survey equipment increased 12.31 percent through December to $1.39 billion

U.S. imports of Meteorological, hydraulic and survey equipment increased 12.31 percent from $1.24 billion to $1.39 billion in 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 265 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 273 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 December 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $219,297,448
2China $212,862,332
3Germany $164,065,269
4Switzerland $122,621,576
5United Kingdom $111,012,241
6Japan $89,875,602
7Mexico $66,299,951
8Sweden $52,442,421
9Austria $48,374,342
10France $42,953,681

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Houston $53,318,171
2Chicago $36,065,504
3Cleveland $35,683,087
4New Orleans $35,155,057
5Los Angeles $21,061,826
6Atlanta/Savannah $16,348,966
7Great Falls, Mont. $14,675,123
8El Paso $14,118,387
9New York City $11,523,192
10Jacksonville/Tampa $10,723,449

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of New Orleans rose 16.63 percent compared to last year to $142.27 million.
  • Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Texas rose 17.77 percent compared to last year to $127 million.
  • Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio rose 19.71 percent compared to last year to $122.01 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 24.15 percent compared to last year to $116.83 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 0.43 percent compared to last year to $62.31 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 $6.29 million, 2.79 percent, (15.77 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China increased $33.05 million, 18.38 percent, (15.31 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany increased $11.03 million, 7.21 percent, (11.8 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Switzerland increased $46.66 million, 61.42 percent, (8.82 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 United Kingdom increased $18.29 million, 19.73 percent, (7.98 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 59.67 percent of all these Meteorological, hydraulic and survey equipment imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $829.86 million of the $1.39 billion total.

All totaled, 41.01 percent of all these Meteorological, hydraulic and survey equipment imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $570.4 million of the $1.39 billion total