Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through February 2020.

Imports: Misc. raw materials for industrial manufacturing

Misc. raw materials for industrial manufacturing, the No. 140 import by value totaled $244.82 million for the month of February, $481.04 million through February of 2020, and $3.17 billion for all of 2019, 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
1Ireland$426.65 M
2Canada$9.35 M
3France$8.54 M
4Germany$6.17 M
5Brazil$5.28 M
6United Kingdom$5.13 M
7India$4.14 M
8Switzerland$3.43 M
9Spain$2.75 M
10Mexico$1.95 M
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $481.04 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Houston $157,523,015
2Port of Savannah, Ga. $132,613,084
3Port of Philadelphia $97,246,821
4Port of Baltimore, Md. $37,366,355
5Port of Newark $14,028,211
6Port of Jacksonville, Fla. $5,526,507
7John F. Kennedy International Airport $5,493,752
8Port of Virginia $3,270,051
9Port of Seattle, Wash. $2,802,223
10Port of Charleston $1,588,916

U.S. imports of Misc. raw materials for industrial manufacturing increased 10.25 percent through February to $481.04 million

U.S. imports of Misc. raw materials for industrial manufacturing increased 10.25 percent from $436.33 million to $481.04 million through the first two months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 140 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 160 for the last full year with a total value of $3.17 billion, a $98.16 million, 3.19 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Ireland, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 France, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Brazil. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 3 Port of Philadelphia, No. 4 Port of Baltimore, Md. and No. 5 Port of Newark.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Ireland, No. 2 France, No. 3 Brazil, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 3 Port of Baltimore, Md., No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of Philadelphia.

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Ireland $426,645,684
2Canada $9,349,210
3France $8,536,858
4Germany $6,171,454
5Brazil $5,277,156
6United Kingdom $5,130,877
7India $4,135,450
8Switzerland $3,426,167
9Spain $2,749,651
10Mexico $1,951,806

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Houston $111,000,720
2Atlanta/Savannah $95,468,596
3Philadelphia $34,889,730
4Baltimore $16,004,769
5New York City $8,413,015
6Cleveland $2,455,006
7San Juan $1,617,270
8Detroit $1,338,668
9Seattle $990,046
10Laredo $969,891

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first two months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Houston rose 15.09 percent compared to last year to $157.52 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 37.57 percent compared to last year to $132.61 million.
  • Port of Philadelphia rose 415983 percent compared to last year to $97.25 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. fell 65.84 percent compared to last year to $37.37 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 64.25 percent compared to last year to $14.03 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 Ireland increased $42.1 million, 10.95 percent, (88.69 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada increased $3.04 million, 48.16 percent, (1.94 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 France decreased $501,776, 5.55 percent, (1.77 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany increased $543,030, 9.65 percent, (1.28 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Brazil decreased $1.69 million, 24.3 percent, (1.1 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 94.79 percent of all these Misc. raw materials for industrial manufacturing imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $455.98 million of the $481.04 million total.

All totaled, 91.21 percent of all these Misc. raw materials for industrial manufacturing imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $438.78 million of the $481.04 million total