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

Imports: Misc. handtools, blow torches, anvils

Misc. handtools, blow torches, anvils, the No. 274 import by value totaled $116.42 million for the month of December, $1.35 billion through December of 2018, and $1.2 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$732.53 M
2Taiwan$238.2 M
3Mexico$72.64 M
4Germany$50.49 M
5India$45.06 M
6Canada$30.75 M
7Japan$28.18 M
8Austria$22.23 M
9United Kingdom$21.1 M
10France$13.98 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.35 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $367,142,379
2Port of Newark $180,929,038
3Port of Long Beach $117,624,574
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $89,061,601
5Port of Tacoma, Wash. $50,702,234
6Chicago O’Hare International Airport $48,615,967
7Port of Charleston $48,132,995
8Port Laredo $46,897,918
9Port of Virginia $42,351,740
10Port of Seattle, Wash. $37,036,852

U.S. imports of Misc. handtools, blow torches, anvils increased 11.91 percent through December to $1.35 billion

U.S. imports of Misc. handtools, blow torches, anvils increased 11.91 percent from $1.2 billion to $1.35 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 274 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 277 for the last full year with a total value of $1.2 billion, a $65.05 million, 5.71 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Taiwan, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 India. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Long Beach, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Port of Tacoma, Wash..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Taiwan, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 India. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Long Beach, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Port of Tacoma, Wash..

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $732,531,946
2Taiwan $238,196,496
3Mexico $72,639,164
4Germany $50,492,616
5India $45,062,680
6Canada $30,754,590
7Japan $28,183,623
8Austria $22,233,208
9United Kingdom $21,100,161
10France $13,984,233

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $74,736,245
2New York City $39,563,325
3Chicago $33,924,760
4New Orleans $26,068,684
5Atlanta/Savannah $25,787,511
6Cleveland $16,300,274
7Seattle $13,994,921
8Laredo $13,160,932
9Charleston $12,698,125
10St. Louis $8,356,422

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles rose 17.45 percent compared to last year to $367.14 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 18.76 percent compared to last year to $180.93 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 16.17 percent compared to last year to $117.62 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 1.52 percent compared to last year to $89.06 million.
  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. fell 4.16 percent compared to last year to $50.7 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 $83.46 million, 12.86 percent, (54.38 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Taiwan increased $16.77 million, 7.57 percent, (17.68 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico increased $7.05 million, 10.75 percent, (5.39 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany increased $6.43 million, 14.58 percent, (3.75 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 India increased $5.5 million, 13.89 percent, (3.35 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 84.54 percent of all these Misc. handtools, blow torches, anvils imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $1.14 billion of the $1.35 billion total.

All totaled, 59.79 percent of all these Misc. handtools, blow torches, anvils imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $805.46 million of the $1.35 billion total