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

Imports: Miscellaneous machinery

Miscellaneous machinery, the No. 504 import by value totaled $22.15 million for the month of October, $374.34 million through October of 2018, and $269.18 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
1Singapore$175.85 M
2Germany$52.45 M
3China$22.57 M
4Finland$21.17 M
5Italy$17.63 M
6France$16.12 M
7Switzerland$13.78 M
8Sweden$12.59 M
9Malaysia$7.68 M
10United Kingdom$5.36 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $374.34 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1International Port of Memphis, Tenn. $157,829,736
2John F. Kennedy International Airport $42,521,966
3Port of New Orleans $19,904,562
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $18,443,116
5Port of Oakland, Calif. $16,249,389
6Port of Newark $14,578,622
7Port of Charleston $12,247,829
8Chicago O’Hare International Airport $12,090,575
9Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport $10,635,970
10Port of Houston $6,810,598

U.S. imports of Miscellaneous machinery increased 74.91 percent through October to $374.34 million

U.S. imports of Miscellaneous machinery increased 74.91 percent from $214.02 million to $374.34 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 504 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 621 for the last full year with a total value of $269.18 million, a $62.74 million, 30.39 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Singapore, No. 2 Germany, 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 New Orleans, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Port of Oakland, Calif..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Singapore, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 China, No. 4 Italy and No. 5 Finland. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of New Orleans, No. 2 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Chicago O’Hare International Airport and No. 5 Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Singapore $175,845,344
2Germany $52,445,566
3China $22,571,307
4Finland $21,168,136
5Italy $17,631,429
6France $16,119,176
7Switzerland $13,775,146
8Sweden $12,585,379
9Malaysia $7,677,700
10United Kingdom $5,356,880

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New Orleans $14,709,460
2New York City $14,463,155
3Wilmington $3,438,396
4Houston $3,418,791
5Chicago $3,027,604
6Cleveland $2,443,343
7Atlanta/Savannah $1,681,851
8San Diego $1,479,793
9Los Angeles $1,460,355
10Charleston $1,202,284

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:

  • International Port of Memphis, Tenn. totaled $157.83 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 19.56 percent compared to last year to $42.52 million.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 65.64 percent compared to last year to $19.9 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 423.35 percent compared to last year to $18.44 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 1764.01 percent compared to last year to $16.25 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 increased $116.39 million, 195.77 percent, (46.97 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Germany increased $17.11 million, 48.41 percent, (14.01 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China decreased $588,829, 2.54 percent, (6.03 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Finland increased $5.96 million, 39.21 percent, (5.65 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Italy increased $1.56 million, 9.7 percent, (4.71 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 77.38 percent of all these Miscellaneous machinery imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $289.66 million of the $374.34 million total.

All totaled, 68.11 percent of all these Miscellaneous machinery imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $254.95 million of the $374.34 million total