Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through May 2020.

Imports: Parts for heavy machinery

Parts for heavy machinery, the No. 59 import by value totaled $560.16 million for the month of May, $3.1 billion through May of 2020, and $9.12 billion for all of 2019, 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$543.02 M
2Canada$475.67 M
3Mexico$452.98 M
4Germany$267.18 M
5Japan$235.02 M
6Italy$192.87 M
7South Korea$145.88 M
8United Kingdom$109.76 M
9Austria$69.15 M
10Sweden$67.44 M
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U.S. imports of Parts for heavy machinery decreased 22.75 percent through May to $3.1 billion

U.S. imports of Parts for heavy machinery decreased 22.75 percent from $4.01 billion to $3.1 billion through the first five months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 59 through May among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 49 for the last full year with a total value of $9.12 billion, a $186.6 million, 2.01 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through May of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 Port of Baltimore, Md..

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo fell 34.47 percent compared to last year to $372.87 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 8.15 percent compared to last year to $281.49 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 17.87 percent compared to last year to $221.94 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 25.06 percent compared to last year to $209.67 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 4.73 percent compared to last year to $193.35 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 $172.51 million, 24.11 percent, (17.52 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada decreased $106.53 million, 18.3 percent, (15.35 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico decreased $205.49 million, 31.21 percent, (14.62 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany decreased $114.55 million, 30.01 percent, (8.62 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Japan decreased $69.43 million, 22.8 percent, (7.58 percent market share).

All totaled, 63.7 percent of all these Parts for heavy machinery imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $1.97 billion of the $3.1 billion total.

All totaled, 41.29 percent of all these Parts for heavy machinery imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $1.28 billion of the $3.1 billion total