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

Imports: Parts for heavy machinery

Parts for heavy machinery, the No. 51 import by value totaled $797.12 million for the month of August, $6.36 billion through August of 2019, and $9.31 billion 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$1.16 B
2Mexico$1.02 B
3Canada$932.22 M
4Germany$567.24 M
5Japan$485.84 M
6Italy$483.14 M
7South Korea$272.68 M
8United Kingdom$219.24 M
9Sweden$146.29 M
10India$126.75 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $6.36 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $872,660,381
2Port of Newark $491,924,538
3Port of Los Angeles $439,287,231
4Chicago O’Hare International Airport $434,792,460
5Port of Houston $392,103,616
6Port of Savannah, Ga. $346,817,289
7Port of Virginia $321,796,672
8Port of Charleston $288,721,048
9Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $205,913,977
10Port of Baltimore, Md. $205,623,755

U.S. imports of Parts for heavy machinery increased 1.51 percent through August to $6.36 billion

U.S. imports of Parts for heavy machinery increased 1.51 percent from $6.26 billion to $6.36 billion 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 51 through August among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 51 for the last full year with a total value of $9.31 billion, a $1.33 billion, 16.72 percent increase from the 2017 total.

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

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $1,159,528,183
2Mexico $1,017,787,927
3Canada $932,222,656
4Germany $567,238,190
5Japan $485,838,418
6Italy $483,135,334
7South Korea $272,683,621
8United Kingdom $219,235,397
9Sweden $146,287,723
10India $126,747,936

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $428,596,762
2Chicago $407,969,745
3Houston $268,363,232
4Detroit $185,997,243
5Atlanta/Savannah $161,507,395
6New York City $152,444,416
7New Orleans $127,473,387
8Charleston $117,322,512
9Seattle $107,594,219
10Cleveland $102,825,481

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 Laredo rose 11.63 percent compared to last year to $872.66 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 9.12 percent compared to last year to $491.92 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 6.59 percent compared to last year to $439.29 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 11.14 percent compared to last year to $434.79 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 7.73 percent compared to last year to $392.1 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 $218.49 million, 15.86 percent, (18.24 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico increased $11.94 million, 1.19 percent, (16.01 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Canada increased $127.78 million, 15.88 percent, (14.66 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany increased $22.77 million, 4.18 percent, (8.92 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Japan decreased $3.09 million, 0.63 percent, (7.64 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 65.47 percent of all these Parts for heavy machinery imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $4.16 billion of the $6.36 billion total.

All totaled, 41.38 percent of all these Parts for heavy machinery imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $2.63 billion of the $6.36 billion total