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

Imports: Misc. raw materials for industrial manufacturing

Misc. raw materials for industrial manufacturing, the No. 139 import by value totaled $291.27 million for the month of July, $1.88 billion through July of 2019, and $3.08 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
1Ireland$1.67 B
2France$37.59 M
3Canada$24.66 M
4Germany$20.84 M
5United Kingdom$17.51 M
6Brazil$15.2 M
7Switzerland$14.69 M
8Mexico$12.98 M
9Spain$11.62 M
10China$8.82 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.88 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Houston $576,105,650
2Port of Savannah, Ga. $558,592,619
3Port of Baltimore, Md. $496,122,722
4Port of Newark $96,222,746
5Port of Charleston $25,541,087
6John F. Kennedy International Airport $19,049,497
7Port of Jacksonville, Fla. $14,838,896
8Port Laredo $9,933,327
9Port of Virginia $8,641,430
10Chicago O’Hare International Airport $8,575,897

U.S. imports of Misc. raw materials for industrial manufacturing increased 3.29 percent through July to $1.88 billion

U.S. imports of Misc. raw materials for industrial manufacturing increased 3.29 percent from $1.82 billion to $1.88 billion 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 139 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 141 for the last full year with a total value of $3.08 billion, a $527.7 million, 20.72 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through July of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Ireland, No. 2 France, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 United Kingdom. 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 Charleston.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Ireland, No. 2 France, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 United Kingdom. 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 Charleston.

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Ireland $1,674,794,742
2France $37,589,395
3Canada $24,663,768
4Germany $20,841,291
5United Kingdom $17,509,820
6Brazil $15,200,176
7Switzerland $14,685,353
8Mexico $12,977,575
9Spain $11,621,807
10China $8,823,141

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Houston $265,273,065
2Atlanta/Savannah $253,081,277
3New York City $239,078,019
4Baltimore $102,109,346
5Los Angeles $52,632,203
6Charleston $52,556,557
7San Juan $13,559,758
8Chicago $6,520,528
9Detroit $5,656,832
10Cleveland $5,275,573

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 Houston rose 9.83 percent compared to last year to $576.11 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 6.45 percent compared to last year to $558.59 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. rose 75.86 percent compared to last year to $496.12 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 61.57 percent compared to last year to $96.22 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 21.65 percent compared to last year to $25.54 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 $41.26 million, 2.53 percent, (89.15 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 France increased $387,612, 1.04 percent, (2 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Canada decreased $2.75 million, 10.02 percent, (1.31 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany decreased $4.71 million, 18.44 percent, (1.11 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 United Kingdom increased $1.99 million, 12.85 percent, (0.93 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 94.51 percent of all these Misc. raw materials for industrial manufacturing imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $1.78 billion of the $1.88 billion total.

All totaled, 93.3 percent of all these Misc. raw materials for industrial manufacturing imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $1.75 billion of the $1.88 billion total