Current data is through December 2019.

Imports: Misc. machinery for moving, grading

Misc. machinery for moving, grading, the No. 313 import by value totaled $93.39 million for the month of December, $1.09 billion through December of 2019, and $1.01 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

RankCountry2019
1Germany$199.29 M
2Canada$163.83 M
3China$141.87 M
4Italy$131.88 M
5Sweden$91.29 M
6Finland$69.9 M
7Mexico$60.43 M
8Japan$57.17 M
9South Korea$32.86 M
10Hungary$25.02 M
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U.S. imports of Misc. machinery for moving, grading increased 7.70 percent through December 2019 to $1.09 billion

U.S. imports of Misc. machinery for moving, grading increased 7.70 percent from $1.01 billion to $1.09 billion in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 313 in 2019 among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 342 for the last full year with a total value of $1.01 billion, a $65.19 million, 6.88 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through December 2019 the leading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 Italy and No. 5 Sweden. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Baltimore, Md., No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas.

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Italy, No. 4 China and No. 5 Sweden. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Baltimore, Md., No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five in 2019 were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Baltimore, Md. rose 14.21 percent to $148.06 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 8.14 percent to $146.55 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 82.32 percent to $93.85 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 17.9 percent to $55.48 million.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas rose 29.01 percent to $55.18 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 decreased $6.64 million, 3.22 percent, (18.27 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada increased $2.7 million, 1.68 percent, (15.02 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China increased $35.37 million, 33.21 percent, (13 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Italy decreased $11.69 million, 8.14 percent, (12.09 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Sweden increased $9.9 million, 12.16 percent, (8.37 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 66.75 percent of all these Misc. machinery for moving, grading imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets in 2019. That is equal to $728.16 million of the $1.09 billion total.

All totaled, 45.75 percent of all these Misc. machinery for moving, grading imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports in 2019. That is equal to $499.12 million of the $1.09 billion total.