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

Imports: Misc. machinery for food and drink, parts

Misc. machinery for food and drink, parts, the No. 262 import by value totaled $121.14 million for the month of October, $1.2 billion through October of 2018, and $1.33 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
1Germany$264.66 M
2Italy$170.41 M
3The Netherlands$167.28 M
4Canada$100.84 M
5China$85.67 M
6Denmark$68.09 M
7France$59.11 M
8Japan$44.21 M
9Switzerland$35.22 M
10United Kingdom$29.91 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.2 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $221,583,737
2Chicago O’Hare International Airport $81,769,867
3Port of Los Angeles $78,583,005
4Port of Virginia $71,024,646
5Port of Charleston $70,974,828
6Port of New Orleans $49,353,477
7Port of New York $45,868,197
8John F. Kennedy International Airport $41,865,021
9Port of Houston $36,801,035
10Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $35,365,231

U.S. imports of Misc. machinery for food and drink, parts increased 8.17 percent through October to $1.2 billion

U.S. imports of Misc. machinery for food and drink, parts increased 8.17 percent from $1.11 billion to $1.2 billion through the first 10 months of 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 262 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 253 for the last full year with a total value of $1.33 billion, a $29.39 million, 2.16 percent decreased from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Italy, No. 3 The Netherlands, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 Port of Charleston.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Italy, No. 3 The Netherlands, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Virginia, No. 3 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Port of Charleston.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Germany $264,661,687
2Italy $170,414,680
3The Netherlands $167,282,242
4Canada $100,844,235
5China $85,673,882
6Denmark $68,089,143
7France $59,112,622
8Japan $44,205,988
9Switzerland $35,223,259
10United Kingdom $29,911,401

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $39,926,844
2Chicago $31,380,746
3Los Angeles $19,795,414
4New Orleans $14,905,103
5Atlanta/Savannah $11,711,737
6Cleveland $10,466,009
7Detroit $9,899,927
8St. Louis $9,303,080
9Seattle $9,007,271
10Philadelphia $8,582,127

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark rose 10.01 percent compared to last year to $221.58 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 20.28 percent compared to last year to $81.77 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 43.52 percent compared to last year to $78.58 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 14.26 percent compared to last year to $71.02 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 32.43 percent compared to last year to $70.97 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 increased $2.48 million, 0.95 percent, (22.09 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Italy increased $20.05 million, 13.34 percent, (14.23 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 The Netherlands increased $49.92 million, 42.53 percent, (13.96 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Canada increased $11 million, 12.24 percent, (8.42 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 China increased $4.66 million, 5.76 percent, (7.15 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 65.86 percent of all these Misc. machinery for food and drink, parts imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $788.88 million of the $1.2 billion total.

All totaled, 43.74 percent of all these Misc. machinery for food and drink, parts imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $523.94 million of the $1.2 billion total