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

Imports: Misc. machinery for moving, grading

Misc. machinery for moving, grading, the No. 339 import by value totaled $91.78 million for the month of October, $855.96 million through October of 2018, and $947.76 million 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$181.91 M
2Canada$140.82 M
3Italy$118.74 M
4China$88.53 M
5Sweden$68.93 M
6Finland$55.26 M
7Japan$50.69 M
8Mexico$33.06 M
9Austria$23.54 M
10South Korea$23.23 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $855.96 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Baltimore, Md. $110,386,368
2Port of Newark $106,523,689
3Port of Los Angeles $41,943,483
4Port of Houston $40,387,523
5Port of Savannah, Ga. $39,816,638
6Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. $35,645,365
7Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. $33,426,871
8Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $32,517,390
9Port of Virginia $31,140,355
10El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $29,423,346

U.S. imports of Misc. machinery for moving, grading increased 11.21 percent through October to $855.96 million

U.S. imports of Misc. machinery for moving, grading increased 11.21 percent from $769.67 million to $855.96 million 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 339 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 337 for the last full year with a total value of $947.76 million, a $177.97 million, 23.12 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Italy, No. 4 China and No. 5 Sweden. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Baltimore, Md., No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Italy, No. 4 China and No. 5 Sweden. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Baltimore, Md., No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas and No. 5 Port of Houston.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Germany $181,914,682
2Canada $140,819,761
3Italy $118,742,927
4China $88,528,729
5Sweden $68,929,003
6Finland $55,259,355
7Japan $50,688,488
8Mexico $33,059,477
9Austria $23,537,565
10South Korea $23,234,968

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Atlanta/Savannah $16,048,254
2Baltimore $13,043,317
3Houston $11,965,719
4New York City $11,688,742
5Jacksonville/Tampa $10,201,385
6Pembina, N.D. $8,978,637
7Charleston $7,087,504
8Los Angeles $6,832,201
9Cleveland $4,955,197
10Great Falls, Mont. $4,444,933

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 Baltimore, Md. fell 19.73 percent compared to last year to $110.39 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 2.47 percent compared to last year to $106.52 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 14.13 percent compared to last year to $41.94 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 15.43 percent compared to last year to $40.39 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 89.08 percent compared to last year to $39.82 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 $2.71 million, 1.51 percent, (21.25 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada increased $11.57 million, 8.95 percent, (16.45 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Italy increased $12.97 million, 12.27 percent, (13.87 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 China increased $24.55 million, 38.38 percent, (10.34 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Sweden increased $11.52 million, 20.06 percent, (8.05 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 69.97 percent of all these Misc. machinery for moving, grading imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $598.94 million of the $855.96 million total.

All totaled, 39.61 percent of all these Misc. machinery for moving, grading imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $339.06 million of the $855.96 million total