Total Trade: $160.17 million
|1||Port of Los Angeles||$58,427,323|
|2||El Paso Border Crossing, Texas||$21,636,919|
|3||Port of Savannah, Ga.||$11,867,741|
|4||Port of Virginia||$9,937,679|
|5||Port of Long Beach||$7,246,295|
|6||Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport||$5,053,178|
|7||Chicago O’Hare International Airport||$4,082,088|
|8||Port of Oakland, Calif.||$3,600,899|
|9||Port of Baltimore, Md.||$3,165,882|
|10||Port of Newark||$3,077,528|
U.S. imports of Office machines increased 29.79 percent through February to $160.17 million
U.S. imports of Office machines increased 29.79 percent from $123.41 million to $160.17 million through the first two 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 344 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 401 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 February 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 Long Beach.
In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 South Korea, No. 3 Philippines, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Japan. 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 – February 2019
|5||New York City||$11,996,483|
Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first two months of the year were:
Highlights for the top five ports:
- Port of Los Angeles rose 43.61 percent compared to last year to $58.43 million.
- El Paso Border Crossing, Texas totaled $21.64 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
- Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 93.85 percent compared to last year to $11.87 million.
- Port of Virginia rose 28.44 percent compared to last year to $9.94 million.
- Port of Long Beach fell 66.79 percent compared to last year to $7.25 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 China decreased $1.97 million, 3.78 percent, (31.33 percent of all shipments).
- U.S. imports from No. 2 South Korea increased $8.41 million, 47.22 percent, (16.36 percent market share).
- U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico increased $19.14 million, 1083.6 percent, (13.05 percent market share).
- U.S. imports from No. 4 Philippines decreased $21,445, 0.13 percent, (10.61 percent market share).
- U.S. imports from No. 5 Hungary increased $7.31 million, 179.94 percent, (7.1 percent of all shipments).
All totaled, 78.46 percent of all these Office machines imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $125.66 million of the $160.17 million total.
All totaled, 68.13 percent of all these Office machines imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $109.12 million of the $160.17 million total