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

Imports: Office machines

Office machines, the No. 407 import by value totaled $71.44 million for the month of October, $647.02 million through October of 2018, and $815.89 million 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
1China$262.17 M
2South Korea$99.51 M
3Hungary$70.23 M
4Philippines$44.26 M
5Germany$29.73 M
6Italy$26.84 M
7Canada$19.66 M
8Japan$18.84 M
9Taiwan$13.28 M
10The Netherlands$12.72 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $647.02 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $195,554,211
2Port of Long Beach $74,773,070
3Port of Savannah, Ga. $69,118,947
4Port of Virginia $47,559,194
5Port of Newark $26,973,462
6Port of Oakland, Calif. $25,691,287
7Chicago O’Hare International Airport $25,558,647
8Port of Charleston $21,198,613
9Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport $17,830,275
10Port of Boston $13,437,845

U.S. imports of Office machines decreased 3.64 percent through October to $647.02 million

U.S. imports of Office machines decreased 3.64 percent from $671.43 million to $647.02 million 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 407 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 375 for the last full year with a total value of $815.89 million, a $131.7 million, 13.90 percent decreased from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading 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 Port of Newark.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 South Korea, No. 3 Philippines, No. 4 Hungary 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 Port of Newark.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $262,171,910
2South Korea $99,507,464
3Hungary $70,230,476
4Philippines $44,257,385
5Germany $29,725,980
6Italy $26,835,998
7Canada $19,662,377
8Japan $18,843,931
9Taiwan $13,284,398
10The Netherlands $12,718,924

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $39,685,120
2Chicago $27,109,669
3Atlanta/Savannah $9,269,976
4Norfolk $7,212,974
5New York City $5,990,901
6New Orleans $4,078,196
7San Francisco $3,934,718
8Detroit $3,138,697
9Charleston $3,093,616
10Houston $2,926,300

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 fell 2.5 percent compared to last year to $195.55 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 17.93 percent compared to last year to $74.77 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 16.33 percent compared to last year to $69.12 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 11.09 percent compared to last year to $47.56 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 12.88 percent compared to last year to $26.97 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 $46 million, 14.93 percent, (40.52 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 South Korea increased $22 million, 28.39 percent, (15.38 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Hungary increased $34.39 million, 95.95 percent, (10.85 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Philippines decreased $17.03 million, 27.79 percent, (6.84 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany decreased $4.84 million, 14 percent, (4.59 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 78.19 percent of all these Office machines imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $505.89 million of the $647.02 million total.

All totaled, 63.98 percent of all these Office machines imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $413.98 million of the $647.02 million total