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

Imports: Misc. raw materials for industrial manufacturing

Misc. raw materials for industrial manufacturing, the No. 144 import by value totaled $335.17 million for the month of December, $3.08 billion through December of 2018, and $2.55 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
1Ireland$2.76 B
2France$67.89 M
3Canada$42.71 M
4Germany$41.76 M
5United Kingdom$27.31 M
6Spain$21.24 M
7Switzerland$18.01 M
8China$17.41 M
9Mexico$13.55 M
10The Netherlands$10.78 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $3.08 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Houston $901,436,434
2Port of Savannah, Ga. $840,795,571
3Port of Baltimore, Md. $546,995,072
4Port of Newark $408,856,283
5Port of Charleston $100,698,623
6Port of Los Angeles $69,787,273
7John F. Kennedy International Airport $41,137,495
8Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico $18,893,657
9Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $16,834,497
10Chicago O’Hare International Airport $13,478,585

U.S. imports of Misc. raw materials for industrial manufacturing increased 20.72 percent through December to $3.08 billion

U.S. imports of Misc. raw materials for industrial manufacturing increased 20.72 percent from $2.55 billion to $3.08 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 144 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 157 for the last full year with a total value of $2.55 billion, a $107.95 million, 4.43 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December 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 Savannah, Ga., No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico.

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Ireland $2,762,093,025
2France $67,889,522
3Canada $42,714,009
4Germany $41,760,187
5United Kingdom $27,310,662
6Spain $21,237,831
7Switzerland $18,010,148
8China $17,412,724
9Mexico $13,551,730
10The Netherlands $10,784,171

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $210,738,100
2Atlanta/Savannah $201,583,233
3Houston $190,832,766
4Baltimore $60,048,123
5Los Angeles $52,244,740
6Charleston $33,174,150
7San Juan $12,646,981
8Chicago $5,255,843
9Detroit $4,129,009
10Ogdensburg, N.Y. $2,915,852

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Houston rose 125.15 percent compared to last year to $901.44 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 2.33 percent compared to last year to $840.8 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. rose 25598 percent compared to last year to $547 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 27.48 percent compared to last year to $408.86 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 455.99 percent compared to last year to $100.7 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 $505.25 million, 22.39 percent, (89.82 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 France increased $8.35 million, 14.02 percent, (2.21 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Canada decreased $2.25 million, 5.01 percent, (1.39 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany decreased $1.75 million, 4.01 percent, (1.36 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 United Kingdom increased $5.27 million, 23.93 percent, (0.89 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 95.67 percent of all these Misc. raw materials for industrial manufacturing imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $2.94 billion of the $3.08 billion total.

All totaled, 91.02 percent of all these Misc. raw materials for industrial manufacturing imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $2.8 billion of the $3.08 billion total