Total Trade: $37.54 million
|1||Port of New Orleans||$8,761,242|
|2||John F. Kennedy International Airport||$5,974,058|
|3||International Port of Memphis, Tenn.||$4,086,204|
|4||Port of Newark||$2,520,540|
|5||Port of Oakland, Calif.||$2,477,569|
|6||Chicago O’Hare International Airport||$1,646,359|
|7||Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport||$1,167,556|
|9||Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Texas||$872,132|
|10||Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY||$752,132|
U.S. imports of Miscellaneous machinery decreased 28.04 percent through February to $37.54 million
U.S. imports of Miscellaneous machinery decreased 28.04 percent from $52.17 million to $37.54 million through the first two 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 663 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 578 for the last full year with a total value of $414.01 million, a $144.82 million, 53.80 percent increase from the 2017 total.
Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Singapore, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Finland, No. 4 China and No. 5 France. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of New Orleans, No. 2 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 3 International Port of Memphis, Tenn., No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of Oakland, Calif..
In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Singapore, No. 3 China, No. 4 Finland and No. 5 Italy. The leading gateways were No. 1 International Port of Memphis, Tenn., No. 2 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 4 Port of New Orleans and No. 5 Port of Oakland, Calif..
January – February 2019
|2||New York City||$18,059,530|
Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first two months of the year were:
Highlights for the top five ports:
- Port of New Orleans fell 39.07 percent compared to last year to $8.76 million.
- John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 60.03 percent compared to last year to $5.97 million.
- International Port of Memphis, Tenn. totaled $4.09 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
- Port of Newark fell 24.12 percent compared to last year to $2.52 million.
- Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 650.78 percent compared to last year to $2.48 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 Singapore decreased $2.83 million, 18.74 percent, (32.68 percent of all shipments).
- U.S. imports from No. 2 Germany decreased $7.65 million, 49.37 percent, (20.9 percent market share).
- U.S. imports from No. 3 Finland increased $375,473, 10.86 percent, (10.21 percent market share).
- U.S. imports from No. 4 China decreased $2.42 million, 45.5 percent, (7.72 percent market share).
- U.S. imports from No. 5 France decreased $292,423, 14.55 percent, (4.57 percent of all shipments).
All totaled, 76.08 percent of all these Miscellaneous machinery imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $28.56 million of the $37.54 million total.
All totaled, 63.45 percent of all these Miscellaneous machinery imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $23.82 million of the $37.54 million total