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

Imports: Misc. machinery for moving, grading

Misc. machinery for moving, grading, the No. 316 import by value totaled $80.97 million for the month of March, $268.59 million through March of 2019, and $1.01 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
1Canada$47.96 M
2Germany$45.29 M
3Italy$36.9 M
4China$33.42 M
5Sweden$27.65 M
6Finland$17.89 M
7Japan$16.82 M
8South Korea$7.42 M
9Hungary$6.69 M
10France$4.74 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $268.59 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Baltimore, Md. $40,084,071
2Port of Newark $39,965,977
3Port of Los Angeles $26,222,563
4Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. $23,695,596
5Port of Savannah, Ga. $15,368,537
6Port of Galveston, Texas $12,673,316
7Port of Houston $12,632,177
8Port of Charleston $12,121,737
9Port of Virginia $9,566,169
10Port Hueneme, Calif. $7,605,609

U.S. imports of Misc. machinery for moving, grading increased 26.06 percent through March to $268.59 million

U.S. imports of Misc. machinery for moving, grading increased 26.06 percent from $213.07 million to $268.59 million through the first three 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 316 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 366 for the last full year with a total value of $1.01 billion, a $65.19 million, 6.88 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Germany, 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 Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

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

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $47,963,055
2Germany $45,285,465
3Italy $36,895,160
4China $33,424,859
5Sweden $27,649,346
6Finland $17,887,289
7Japan $16,817,496
8South Korea $7,420,064
9Hungary $6,690,664
10France $4,739,724

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $38,396,132
2Baltimore $32,334,192
3Los Angeles $27,237,658
4Atlanta/Savannah $23,285,322
5Houston $19,872,144
6El Paso $13,660,825
7Pembina, N.D. $13,078,595
8Detroit $11,795,190
9Cleveland $11,541,965
10Jacksonville/Tampa $11,517,948

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Baltimore, Md. rose 47.53 percent compared to last year to $40.08 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 44.26 percent compared to last year to $39.97 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 150.7 percent compared to last year to $26.22 million.
  • Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. rose 1942.32 percent compared to last year to $23.7 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 0.32 percent compared to last year to $15.37 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 Canada increased $15.93 million, 49.75 percent, (17.86 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Germany increased $4.56 million, 11.21 percent, (16.86 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Italy increased $864,896, 2.4 percent, (13.74 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 China increased $7.92 million, 31.03 percent, (12.44 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Sweden increased $8.66 million, 45.57 percent, (10.29 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 71.19 percent of all these Misc. machinery for moving, grading imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $191.22 million of the $268.59 million total.

All totaled, 54.11 percent of all these Misc. machinery for moving, grading imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $145.34 million of the $268.59 million total