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

Imports: Office machines

Office machines, the No. 320 import by value totaled $93.46 million for the month of August, $722.21 million through August of 2019, and $829.42 million 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
1China$187.24 M
2South Korea$135.32 M
3Mexico$116.98 M
4Philippines$68.67 M
5Hungary$56.81 M
6Canada$23.24 M
7Italy$23 M
8Germany$22.7 M
9India$21.31 M
10Japan$15.34 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $722.21 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $238,904,264
2El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $115,373,218
3Port of Savannah, Ga. $55,613,872
4Port of Virginia $40,268,082
5Port of Charleston $34,868,644
6Port of Long Beach $28,203,458
7Port of Oakland, Calif. $20,887,825
8Chicago O’Hare International Airport $20,611,549
9Port of Newark $16,797,709
10Dulles International Airport, Washington D.C., Va. $13,035,205

U.S. imports of Office machines increased 43.38 percent through August to $722.21 million

U.S. imports of Office machines increased 43.38 percent from $503.71 million to $722.21 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 320 through August among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 408 for the last full year with a total value of $829.42 million, a $13.54 million, 1.66 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 South Korea, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Philippines and No. 5 Hungary. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 Port of Charleston.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 South Korea, No. 3 Hungary, No. 4 Philippines and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Long Beach, No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $187,242,525
2South Korea $135,317,953
3Mexico $116,975,266
4Philippines $68,669,885
5Hungary $56,814,543
6Canada $23,238,553
7Italy $22,995,518
8Germany $22,695,223
9India $21,305,717
10Japan $15,341,239

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $96,616,710
2Chicago $46,774,817
3Atlanta/Savannah $38,793,728
4Norfolk $19,566,276
5New York City $11,996,483
6Charleston $10,695,624
7San Francisco $9,452,675
8El Paso $9,167,959
9New Orleans $8,805,013
10Detroit $6,280,441

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 Los Angeles rose 50.99 percent compared to last year to $238.9 million.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas rose 92659 percent compared to last year to $115.37 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 4.93 percent compared to last year to $55.61 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 1.28 percent compared to last year to $40.27 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 101.89 percent compared to last year to $34.87 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 China decreased $18.06 million, 8.8 percent, (25.93 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 South Korea increased $54.32 million, 67.06 percent, (18.74 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico increased $110.52 million, 1710.9 percent, (16.2 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Philippines increased $33.36 million, 94.49 percent, (9.51 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Hungary increased $7.04 million, 14.15 percent, (7.87 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 78.24 percent of all these Office machines imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $565.02 million of the $722.21 million total.

All totaled, 67.16 percent of all these Office machines imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $485.03 million of the $722.21 million total