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

Imports: Parts for heavy machinery

Parts for heavy machinery, the No. 50 import by value totaled $827.92 million for the month of October, $7.8 billion through October of 2018, and $7.97 billion 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$1.67 B
2Mexico$1.27 B
3Canada$1.04 B
4Germany$686.12 M
5Japan$609.86 M
6Italy$514.34 M
7South Korea$348.07 M
8United Kingdom$242.44 M
9Austria$166.71 M
10Sweden$157.28 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $7.8 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $988,941,789
2Chicago O’Hare International Airport $599,262,229
3Port of Newark $564,894,502
4Port of Los Angeles $507,725,849
5Port of Houston $448,241,566
6Port of Long Beach $437,223,377
7Port of Savannah, Ga. $424,147,521
8Port of Virginia $377,073,120
9Port of Charleston $338,294,607
10Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $238,028,164

U.S. imports of Parts for heavy machinery increased 17.73 percent through October to $7.8 billion

U.S. imports of Parts for heavy machinery increased 17.73 percent from $6.63 billion to $7.8 billion 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 50 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 59 for the last full year with a total value of $7.97 billion, a $1.43 billion, 21.80 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this 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 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Port of Houston.

In the last previous full year, theleading 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 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $1,666,012,454
2Mexico $1,267,617,826
3Canada $1,042,026,266
4Germany $686,123,316
5Japan $609,863,823
6Italy $514,344,697
7South Korea $348,070,181
8United Kingdom $242,437,046
9Austria $166,709,597
10Sweden $157,280,771

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $207,463,460
2Chicago $196,477,130
3Houston $143,608,029
4Detroit $88,605,026
5Atlanta/Savannah $86,731,122
6New York City $70,666,309
7New Orleans $61,573,816
8Seattle $58,394,769
9Charleston $58,043,034
10Cleveland $54,123,508

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 Laredo rose 30 percent compared to last year to $988.94 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 11.29 percent compared to last year to $599.26 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 22.61 percent compared to last year to $564.89 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 6.69 percent compared to last year to $507.73 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 25.46 percent compared to last year to $448.24 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 increased $295.58 million, 21.57 percent, (21.35 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico increased $284.19 million, 28.9 percent, (16.25 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Canada increased $141.73 million, 15.74 percent, (13.36 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany decreased $18.3 million, 2.6 percent, (8.79 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Japan increased $74.95 million, 14.01 percent, (7.82 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 67.57 percent of all these Parts for heavy machinery imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $5.27 billion of the $7.8 billion total.

All totaled, 39.85 percent of all these Parts for heavy machinery imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $3.11 billion of the $7.8 billion total