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

Imports: Misc. raw materials for industrial manufacturing

Misc. raw materials for industrial manufacturing, the No. 164 import by value totaled $226.47 million for the month of March, $662.8 million through March of 2019, and $3.08 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
1Ireland$580.7 M
2France$16.85 M
3Canada$9.94 M
4Brazil$8.77 M
5Germany$8.03 M
6United Kingdom$7.95 M
7Switzerland$4.9 M
8China$4.53 M
9Spain$4.31 M
10Mexico$3.13 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $662.8 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Savannah, Ga. $197,082,484
2Port of Houston $195,342,961
3Port of Baltimore, Md. $146,709,707
4Port of Newark $51,138,590
5Port of Charleston $22,075,336
6Port of Jacksonville, Fla. $8,644,628
7John F. Kennedy International Airport $7,972,088
8Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $3,882,573
9Port of Virginia $3,474,511
10Chicago O’Hare International Airport $3,168,386

U.S. imports of Misc. raw materials for industrial manufacturing decreased 5.11 percent through March to $662.8 million

U.S. imports of Misc. raw materials for industrial manufacturing decreased 5.11 percent from $698.48 million to $662.8 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 164 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 154 for the last full year with a total value of $3.08 billion, a $527.7 million, 20.72 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Ireland, No. 2 France, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Brazil and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 2 Port of Houston, 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 Germany, No. 4 Canada 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.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Ireland $580,703,712
2France $16,849,711
3Canada $9,940,748
4Brazil $8,772,955
5Germany $8,033,112
6United Kingdom $7,946,838
7Switzerland $4,903,392
8China $4,534,764
9Spain $4,313,509
10Mexico $3,125,523

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Houston $265,273,065
2Atlanta/Savannah $253,081,277
3New York City $239,078,019
4Baltimore $102,109,346
5Los Angeles $52,632,203
6Charleston $52,556,557
7San Juan $13,559,758
8Chicago $6,520,528
9Detroit $5,656,832
10Cleveland $5,275,573

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 Savannah, Ga. fell 1.87 percent compared to last year to $197.08 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 5.39 percent compared to last year to $195.34 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. rose 17493 percent compared to last year to $146.71 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 71.51 percent compared to last year to $51.14 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 173.1 percent compared to last year to $22.08 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 decreased $43.18 million, 6.92 percent, (87.61 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 France increased $1.58 million, 10.35 percent, (2.54 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Canada decreased $897,550, 8.28 percent, (1.5 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Brazil increased $7.7 million, 716.77 percent, (1.32 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany decreased $3.44 million, 29.99 percent, (1.21 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 94.19 percent of all these Misc. raw materials for industrial manufacturing imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $624.3 million of the $662.8 million total.

All totaled, 92.39 percent of all these Misc. raw materials for industrial manufacturing imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $612.35 million of the $662.8 million total