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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through August 2019.

Imports: Motor vehicle chassis

Motor vehicle chassis, the No. 345 import by value totaled $71.65 million for the month of August, $647.16 million through August of 2019, and $1.15 billion for all of 2018, 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$231.21 M
2Canada$159.97 M
3Mexico$114.42 M
4Japan$69.29 M
5Spain$35.24 M
6Portugal$11.35 M
7Austria$4.43 M
8United Kingdom$4.15 M
9India$3.38 M
10Italy$3.02 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $647.16 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Charleston $263,730,356
2Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $58,270,876
3Port of Los Angeles $56,889,699
4Port Laredo $49,643,329
5Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $34,729,346
6Pharr International Bridge in Texas $33,575,988
7Port of Savannah, Ga. $33,552,619
8Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $20,887,146
9Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $15,845,567
10Port of Tacoma, Wash. $8,292,516

U.S. imports of Motor vehicle chassis decreased 15.67 percent through August to $647.16 million

U.S. imports of Motor vehicle chassis decreased 15.67 percent from $767.45 million to $647.16 million through the first eight 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 345 through August among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 309 for the last full year with a total value of $1.15 billion, a $282.35 million, 32.43 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Spain. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Charleston, No. 2 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D., No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Spain. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Charleston, No. 2 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D., No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Port Laredo.

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Germany $231,213,338
2Canada $159,974,141
3Mexico $114,418,136
4Japan $69,293,420
5Spain $35,236,517
6Portugal $11,353,008
7Austria $4,429,894
8United Kingdom $4,147,720
9India $3,381,841
10Italy $3,019,738

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Charleston $98,993,802
2Pembina, N.D. $89,343,803
3Los Angeles $33,524,290
4Atlanta/Savannah $31,977,161
5Laredo $29,759,609
6Detroit $14,154,597
7Ogdensburg, N.Y. $13,992,184
8Chicago $6,270,651
9Cleveland $4,265,341
10Norfolk $3,616,627

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first eight months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Charleston fell 0.02 percent compared to last year to $263.73 million.
  • Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. fell 68.33 percent compared to last year to $58.27 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 6.18 percent compared to last year to $56.89 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 27.26 percent compared to last year to $49.64 million.
  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. rose 149.49 percent compared to last year to $34.73 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 $14.98 million, 6.93 percent, (35.73 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada decreased $96.11 million, 37.53 percent, (24.72 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico increased $16.36 million, 16.68 percent, (17.68 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Japan increased $4.39 million, 6.76 percent, (10.71 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Spain decreased $14.98 million, 29.83 percent, (5.44 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 94.28 percent of all these Motor vehicle chassis imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $610.14 million of the $647.16 million total.

All totaled, 71.58 percent of all these Motor vehicle chassis imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $463.26 million of the $647.16 million total