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

Imports: Misc. machinery for food and drink, parts

Misc. machinery for food and drink, parts, the No. 258 import by value totaled $115.12 million for the month of December, $1.44 billion through December of 2018, and $1.33 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
1Germany$315.93 M
2The Netherlands$204.51 M
3Italy$200.74 M
4Canada$120.06 M
5China$108.08 M
6Denmark$82.33 M
7France$72.24 M
8Japan$54.13 M
9Switzerland$38.96 M
10United Kingdom$36.4 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.44 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $257,137,600
2Port of Los Angeles $99,050,007
3Chicago O’Hare International Airport $97,772,981
4Port of Virginia $95,958,992
5Port of Charleston $81,592,028
6Port of New Orleans $57,024,084
7Port of New York $53,128,717
8John F. Kennedy International Airport $50,652,272
9Port of Houston $50,548,517
10Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $42,812,005

U.S. imports of Misc. machinery for food and drink, parts increased 8.54 percent through December to $1.44 billion

U.S. imports of Misc. machinery for food and drink, parts increased 8.54 percent from $1.33 billion to $1.44 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 258 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 254 for the last full year with a total value of $1.33 billion, a $29.39 million, 2.16 percent decreased from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 The Netherlands, No. 3 Italy, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 Port of Charleston.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Italy, No. 3 The Netherlands, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Virginia, No. 3 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Port of Charleston.

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Germany $315,934,395
2The Netherlands $204,514,762
3Italy $200,744,367
4Canada $120,064,285
5China $108,079,032
6Denmark $82,334,720
7France $72,239,144
8Japan $54,126,358
9Switzerland $38,960,892
10United Kingdom $36,400,062

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $56,411,553
2Chicago $45,534,733
3Los Angeles $30,584,733
4Atlanta/Savannah $20,231,019
5New Orleans $19,481,167
6Cleveland $15,513,330
7Detroit $14,534,869
8Norfolk $13,869,682
9Seattle $12,870,314
10Charleston $11,975,105

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark rose 5.88 percent compared to last year to $257.14 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 44.58 percent compared to last year to $99.05 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 23.24 percent compared to last year to $97.77 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 3.31 percent compared to last year to $95.96 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 21.13 percent compared to last year to $81.59 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 Germany increased $4.16 million, 1.33 percent, (21.9 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 The Netherlands increased $49.2 million, 31.68 percent, (14.18 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Italy increased $25.84 million, 14.77 percent, (13.92 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Canada increased $18.15 million, 17.8 percent, (8.32 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 China increased $10.68 million, 10.96 percent, (7.49 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 65.81 percent of all these Misc. machinery for food and drink, parts imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $949.34 million of the $1.44 billion total.

All totaled, 43.78 percent of all these Misc. machinery for food and drink, parts imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $631.51 million of the $1.44 billion total