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

Imports: Miscellaneous machines, parts

Miscellaneous machines, parts, the No. 56 import by value totaled $747.13 million for the month of October, $7.35 billion through October of 2018, and $8.12 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
1Germany$1.47 B
2China$1.05 B
3Japan$995.45 M
4Canada$849.64 M
5Mexico$469.48 M
6Italy$369.78 M
7Switzerland$266.92 M
8United Kingdom$220.09 M
9South Korea$208.18 M
10France$162.86 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $7.35 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $699,719,809
2Port of Newark $634,029,145
3Port of Long Beach $454,221,556
4Chicago O’Hare International Airport $370,767,010
5Port of Savannah, Ga. $295,292,144
6Port of Virginia $288,517,705
7Port of Charleston $269,374,817
8Port of Baltimore, Md. $253,348,025
9Port of Houston $233,890,635
10Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $231,309,265

U.S. imports of Miscellaneous machines, parts increased 9.22 percent through October to $7.35 billion

U.S. imports of Miscellaneous machines, parts increased 9.22 percent from $6.73 billion to $7.35 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 56 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 57 for the last full year with a total value of $8.12 billion, a $1.54 billion, 23.46 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 China, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Mexico. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Long Beach, No. 4 Chicago O’Hare International Airport and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 China, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Mexico. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Long Beach, No. 4 Chicago O’Hare International Airport and No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Germany $1,473,815,320
2China $1,053,148,660
3Japan $995,454,911
4Canada $849,638,713
5Mexico $469,477,787
6Italy $369,780,153
7Switzerland $266,916,377
8United Kingdom $220,091,661
9South Korea $208,177,328
10France $162,857,086

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $159,413,095
2Chicago $122,015,228
3New York City $108,341,854
4Atlanta/Savannah $93,171,142
5Detroit $71,730,078
6Houston $71,493,779
7Cleveland $65,591,137
8Charleston $52,957,830
9Baltimore $51,094,976
10New Orleans $46,377,348

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 Los Angeles rose 24.3 percent compared to last year to $699.72 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 24.83 percent compared to last year to $634.03 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 2.54 percent compared to last year to $454.22 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 4.42 percent compared to last year to $370.77 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 16.02 percent compared to last year to $295.29 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 Germany increased $112.14 million, 8.24 percent, (20.05 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China increased $151.03 million, 16.74 percent, (14.32 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan decreased $187.41 million, 15.84 percent, (13.54 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Canada increased $95.84 million, 12.71 percent, (11.56 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Mexico increased $81.17 million, 20.9 percent, (6.39 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 65.85 percent of all these Miscellaneous machines, parts imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $4.84 billion of the $7.35 billion total.

All totaled, 33.38 percent of all these Miscellaneous machines, parts imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $2.45 billion of the $7.35 billion total