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

Imports: Misc. handtools, blow torches, anvils

Misc. handtools, blow torches, anvils, the No. 289 import by value totaled $112.2 million for the month of July, $718.77 million through July of 2019, and $1.35 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
1China$360.08 M
2Taiwan$140.46 M
3Mexico$41.61 M
4Germany$30.54 M
5India$26.56 M
6Canada$19.29 M
7Japan$14.03 M
8Austria$12.73 M
9United Kingdom$11.78 M
10France$8.58 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $718.77 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $192,951,346
2Port of Newark $92,649,285
3Port of Long Beach $57,282,688
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $48,226,863
5Port of Tacoma, Wash. $32,085,474
6Port of Charleston $29,411,826
7Port Laredo $27,654,024
8Chicago O’Hare International Airport $27,188,838
9Port of Virginia $20,426,763
10Port of Seattle, Wash. $18,789,403

U.S. imports of Misc. handtools, blow torches, anvils decreased 4.95 percent through July to $718.77 million

U.S. imports of Misc. handtools, blow torches, anvils decreased 4.95 percent from $756.18 million to $718.77 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 289 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 280 for the last full year with a total value of $1.35 billion, a $143.41 million, 11.91 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through July 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 – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $360,077,937
2Taiwan $140,455,041
3Mexico $41,611,237
4Germany $30,539,606
5India $26,563,679
6Canada $19,285,132
7Japan $14,033,337
8Austria $12,731,615
9United Kingdom $11,779,392
10France $8,577,767

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $97,618,787
2New York City $52,010,043
3Chicago $46,350,664
4Atlanta/Savannah $34,240,935
5New Orleans $33,180,754
6Cleveland $21,041,087
7Seattle $18,475,110
8Charleston $17,390,989
9Laredo $17,184,365
10St. Louis $11,175,059

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:

  • Port of Los Angeles fell 4.16 percent compared to last year to $192.95 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 8.45 percent compared to last year to $92.65 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 12.87 percent compared to last year to $57.28 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 4.89 percent compared to last year to $48.23 million.
  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. rose 13.83 percent compared to last year to $32.09 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 decreased $41.9 million, 10.42 percent, (50.1 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Taiwan increased $5.43 million, 4.02 percent, (19.54 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico decreased $3.77 million, 8.3 percent, (5.79 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany increased $1.91 million, 6.68 percent, (4.25 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 India increased $975,581, 3.81 percent, (3.7 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 83.37 percent of all these Misc. handtools, blow torches, anvils imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $599.25 million of the $718.77 million total.

All totaled, 58.88 percent of all these Misc. handtools, blow torches, anvils imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $423.2 million of the $718.77 million total