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

Imports: Misc. tools, parts

Misc. tools, parts, the No. 798 import by value totaled $10.26 million for the month of May, $42.5 million through May of 2020, and $212.69 million 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
1China$29.8 M
2Taiwan$9.38 M
3Vietnam$1.77 M
4Germany$508,200
5The Netherlands$339,872
6United Kingdom$175,344
7South Korea$149,006
8Japan$119,121
9India$74,410
10Switzerland$31,033
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U.S. imports of Misc. tools, parts decreased 47.64 percent through May to $42.5 million

U.S. imports of Misc. tools, parts decreased 47.64 percent from $81.17 million to $42.5 million through the first five 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 798 through May among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 698 for the last full year with a total value of $212.69 million, a $46.42 million, 27.92 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through May of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Taiwan, No. 3 Vietnam, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 The Netherlands. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 3 Port of Long Beach, No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 Port of Charleston.

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Taiwan, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 The Netherlands and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Virginia, No. 2 Port of Long Beach, No. 3 Port of Tacoma, Wash., No. 4 Port of New York and No. 5 Port of Newark.

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles fell 30.02 percent compared to last year to $11.36 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 57.45 percent compared to last year to $5.8 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 64.02 percent compared to last year to $5.27 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 72.51 percent compared to last year to $4.11 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 25.32 percent compared to last year to $3.29 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 China decreased $42.05 million, 58.52 percent, (70.13 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Taiwan increased $1.5 million, 19.03 percent, (22.06 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Vietnam increased $1.77 million, 0 percent, (4.15 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany decreased $43,867, 7.95 percent, (1.2 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 The Netherlands increased $85,606, 33.67 percent, (0.8 percent market share).

All totaled, 98.35 percent of all these Misc. tools, parts imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $41.79 million of the $42.5 million total.

All totaled, 70.18 percent of all these Misc. tools, parts imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $29.82 million of the $42.5 million total