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

Imports: Miscellaneous machines, parts

Miscellaneous machines, parts, the No. 56 import by value totaled $745.84 million for the month of December, $8.85 billion through December 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$1.77 B
2China$1.33 B
3Japan$1.13 B
4Canada$1.05 B
5Mexico$557.87 M
6Italy$450.56 M
7Switzerland$328.42 M
8United Kingdom$272.87 M
9South Korea$250.11 M
10France$190.06 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $8.85 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $872,510,200
2Port of Newark $751,193,661
3Port of Long Beach $515,679,222
4Chicago O’Hare International Airport $460,812,633
5Port of Savannah, Ga. $349,654,981
6Port of Virginia $329,354,875
7Port of Charleston $319,617,427
8Port of Baltimore, Md. $311,043,678
9Port of Houston $270,923,347
10Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $267,942,579

U.S. imports of Miscellaneous machines, parts increased 8.98 percent through December to $8.85 billion

U.S. imports of Miscellaneous machines, parts increased 8.98 percent from $8.12 billion to $8.85 billion in 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 December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 55 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 December 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Germany $1,765,430,314
2China $1,327,466,460
3Japan $1,132,837,952
4Canada $1,046,098,387
5Mexico $557,873,285
6Italy $450,562,306
7Switzerland $328,423,102
8United Kingdom $272,870,183
9South Korea $250,111,502
10France $190,061,838

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $261,270,523
2Chicago $189,565,161
3New York City $173,135,437
4Atlanta/Savannah $147,646,865
5Detroit $107,826,068
6Houston $103,273,158
7Cleveland $101,066,298
8Baltimore $86,229,054
9Charleston $76,524,307
10Laredo $74,726,287

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles rose 25.45 percent compared to last year to $872.51 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 21.87 percent compared to last year to $751.19 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 3.3 percent compared to last year to $515.68 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 1.71 percent compared to last year to $460.81 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 7.56 percent compared to last year to $349.65 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 $102.04 million, 6.13 percent, (19.94 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China increased $270.02 million, 25.54 percent, (15 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan decreased $257.35 million, 18.51 percent, (12.8 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Canada increased $124.61 million, 13.52 percent, (11.82 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Mexico increased $96.13 million, 20.82 percent, (6.3 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 65.86 percent of all these Miscellaneous machines, parts imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $5.83 billion of the $8.85 billion total.

All totaled, 33.32 percent of all these Miscellaneous machines, parts imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $2.95 billion of the $8.85 billion total