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

Imports: Misc. engines and motors, parts

Misc. engines and motors, parts, the No. 85 import by value totaled $551.57 million for the month of December, $5.69 billion through December of 2018, and $4.95 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
1China$1.09 B
2Germany$559.42 M
3Japan$549.45 M
4Canada$470.56 M
5Mexico$442.9 M
6United Kingdom$391.32 M
7Russia$229.2 M
8Italy$226.47 M
9France$211.46 M
10South Korea$199.94 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $5.69 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Chicago O’Hare International Airport $391,911,531
2Port of Houston $365,798,000
3Port of Los Angeles $319,568,800
4Port of Newark $313,603,331
5Port of Savannah, Ga. $259,718,350
6Huntsville International Airport, Ala. $229,477,571
7Port of Charleston $221,590,850
8Port of Corpus Christi, Texas $205,430,350
9El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $202,458,621
10Port of New Orleans $198,512,057

U.S. imports of Misc. engines and motors, parts increased 14.77 percent through December to $5.69 billion

U.S. imports of Misc. engines and motors, parts increased 14.77 percent from $4.95 billion to $5.69 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 85 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 90 for the last full year with a total value of $4.95 billion, a $519.37 million, 11.71 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Mexico. The leading gateways were No. 1 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 2 Port of Houston, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Huntsville International Airport, Ala. and No. 5 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas.

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $1,094,576,734
2Germany $559,421,468
3Japan $549,445,687
4Canada $470,560,367
5Mexico $442,898,235
6United Kingdom $391,321,100
7Russia $229,202,728
8Italy $226,474,341
9France $211,458,813
10South Korea $199,944,041

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Houston $172,581,503
2Chicago $146,511,373
3Atlanta/Savannah $104,149,525
4Laredo $73,324,851
5New York City $72,905,340
6Mobile $71,037,580
7Seattle $68,423,929
8Cleveland $57,780,113
9El Paso $53,408,920
10Detroit $52,746,010

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 21.4 percent compared to last year to $391.91 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 12.59 percent compared to last year to $365.8 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 14.35 percent compared to last year to $319.57 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 58.6 percent compared to last year to $313.6 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 38.55 percent compared to last year to $259.72 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 China increased $42.5 million, 4.04 percent, (19.25 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Germany increased $119.94 million, 27.29 percent, (9.84 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan increased $54.62 million, 11.04 percent, (9.66 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Canada increased $62.59 million, 15.34 percent, (8.27 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Mexico increased $24.38 million, 5.83 percent, (7.79 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 54.81 percent of all these Misc. engines and motors, parts imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $3.12 billion of the $5.69 billion total.

All totaled, 29.02 percent of all these Misc. engines and motors, parts imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $1.65 billion of the $5.69 billion total