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

Imports: Misc. raw materials for industrial manufacturing

Misc. raw materials for industrial manufacturing, the No. 147 import by value totaled $245.04 million for the month of October, $2.51 billion through October of 2018, and $2.55 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
1Ireland$2.25 B
2France$54.09 M
3Canada$36.98 M
4Germany$34.76 M
5United Kingdom$23.22 M
6Spain$16.69 M
7Switzerland$14.79 M
8China$14.15 M
9Mexico$11.64 M
10The Netherlands$9.63 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $2.51 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Houston $739,248,362
2Port of Savannah, Ga. $717,433,611
3Port of Baltimore, Md. $445,713,688
4Port of Newark $310,124,589
5Port of Los Angeles $68,451,177
6Port of Charleston $50,260,389
7John F. Kennedy International Airport $34,467,034
8Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico $17,040,804
9Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $14,774,549
10Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $10,779,352

U.S. imports of Misc. raw materials for industrial manufacturing increased 22.13 percent through October to $2.51 billion

U.S. imports of Misc. raw materials for industrial manufacturing increased 22.13 percent from $2.05 billion to $2.51 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 147 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 160 for the last full year with a total value of $2.55 billion, a $107.95 million, 4.43 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Ireland, No. 2 France, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Germany 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 Los Angeles.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Ireland, No. 2 France, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Ireland $2,249,307,932
2France $54,087,176
3Canada $36,975,019
4Germany $34,758,133
5United Kingdom $23,218,679
6Spain $16,693,819
7Switzerland $14,791,917
8China $14,148,311
9Mexico $11,638,316
10The Netherlands $9,633,399

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $138,217,329
2Atlanta/Savannah $128,926,624
3Houston $103,080,303
4Los Angeles $50,931,689
5San Juan $11,654,985
6Detroit $3,087,077
7Chicago $2,787,184
8Ogdensburg, N.Y. $2,550,368
9Charleston $2,144,903
10Buffalo $1,874,445

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 Houston rose 140.06 percent compared to last year to $739.25 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 10.77 percent compared to last year to $717.43 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. rose 22474 percent compared to last year to $445.71 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 29.37 percent compared to last year to $310.12 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 71.14 percent compared to last year to $68.45 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 increased $436.95 million, 24.11 percent, (89.69 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 France increased $4.93 million, 10.02 percent, (2.16 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Canada decreased $1.05 million, 2.76 percent, (1.47 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany decreased $1.08 million, 3.02 percent, (1.39 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 United Kingdom increased $4.82 million, 26.22 percent, (0.93 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 95.63 percent of all these Misc. raw materials for industrial manufacturing imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $2.4 billion of the $2.51 billion total.

All totaled, 90.95 percent of all these Misc. raw materials for industrial manufacturing imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $2.28 billion of the $2.51 billion total