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

Imports: Misc. machinery for moving, grading

Misc. machinery for moving, grading, the No. 342 import by value totaled $75.18 million for the month of December, $1.01 billion through December of 2018, and $947.76 million 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$205.92 M
2Canada$161.13 M
3Italy$143.58 M
4China$106.5 M
5Sweden$81.39 M
6Finland$65.7 M
7Japan$60.56 M
8Mexico$47.02 M
9Austria$31.63 M
10South Korea$27.68 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.01 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $135,517,570
2Port of Baltimore, Md. $129,636,155
3Port of Los Angeles $51,476,925
4Port of Houston $47,054,900
5Port of Savannah, Ga. $45,731,147
6El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $42,773,678
7Port of Long Beach $38,503,133
8Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. $36,632,908
9Port of Virginia $35,536,170
10Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $35,220,679

U.S. imports of Misc. machinery for moving, grading increased 6.88 percent through December to $1.01 billion

U.S. imports of Misc. machinery for moving, grading increased 6.88 percent from $947.76 million to $1.01 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 342 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 330 for the last full year with a total value of $947.76 million, a $177.97 million, 23.12 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this 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..

In the last previous full year, theleading 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 Baltimore, Md., No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas and No. 5 Port of Houston.

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Germany $205,924,050
2Canada $161,125,519
3Italy $143,578,102
4China $106,501,579
5Sweden $81,389,174
6Finland $65,701,582
7Japan $60,558,382
8Mexico $47,018,114
9Austria $31,634,027
10South Korea $27,684,756

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $25,479,812
2Baltimore $23,304,635
3Atlanta/Savannah $20,171,094
4Houston $17,713,322
5Los Angeles $14,563,186
6Jacksonville/Tampa $10,326,225
7Pembina, N.D. $9,793,773
8Charleston $9,465,915
9Cleveland $8,814,760
10Detroit $7,934,445

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 5.76 percent compared to last year to $135.52 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. fell 19.82 percent compared to last year to $129.64 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 35.87 percent compared to last year to $51.48 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 8.39 percent compared to last year to $47.05 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 67.04 percent compared to last year to $45.73 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 $24.51 million, 10.64 percent, (20.33 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada increased $11.58 million, 7.75 percent, (15.91 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Italy increased $16.71 million, 13.17 percent, (14.17 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 China increased $16.28 million, 18.04 percent, (10.51 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Sweden increased $14.25 million, 21.22 percent, (8.03 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 68.96 percent of all these Misc. machinery for moving, grading imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $698.52 million of the $1.01 billion total.

All totaled, 40.42 percent of all these Misc. machinery for moving, grading imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $409.42 million of the $1.01 billion total