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

Imports: Phototypesetting, composing machines

Phototypesetting, composing machines, the No. 851 import by value totaled $5.84 million for the month of December, $94.03 million through December of 2018, and $97.67 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
1Germany$19.44 M
2China$18.46 M
3Canada$10.4 M
4Japan$8.22 M
5The Netherlands$5.67 M
6France$4.62 M
7Belgium$4.1 M
8Italy$3.4 M
9United Kingdom$3.24 M
10Switzerland$3.23 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $94.03 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $15,032,584
2Port of Savannah, Ga. $9,376,906
3Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport $9,102,806
4Port of New Orleans $6,270,571
5Chicago O’Hare International Airport $5,968,378
6Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $5,685,381
7Port of New York $4,252,630
8Port of Charleston $3,088,580
9Los Angeles International Airport $3,047,219
10John F. Kennedy International Airport $3,040,165

U.S. imports of Phototypesetting, composing machines decreased 3.73 percent through December to $94.03 million

U.S. imports of Phototypesetting, composing machines decreased 3.73 percent from $97.67 million to $94.03 million in 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 851 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 822 for the last full year with a total value of $97.67 million, a $8.4 million, 7.92 percent decreased from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 China, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 The Netherlands. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 3 Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, No. 4 Port of New Orleans and No. 5 Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Belgium. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 4 Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and No. 5 Port of New Orleans.

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Germany $19,438,470
2China $18,461,160
3Canada $10,397,913
4Japan $8,221,763
5The Netherlands $5,674,844
6France $4,621,920
7Belgium $4,099,021
8Italy $3,403,791
9United Kingdom $3,238,377
10Switzerland $3,233,608

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $4,675,760
2Atlanta/Savannah $3,636,872
3Chicago $1,960,977
4New Orleans $1,713,329
5Charleston $1,461,480
6Cleveland $1,430,931
7Los Angeles $1,375,031
8Detroit $893,599
9Wilmington $809,667
10Norfolk $658,175

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark rose 24.73 percent compared to last year to $15.03 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 42.73 percent compared to last year to $9.38 million.
  • Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport rose 48.47 percent compared to last year to $9.1 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 5.97 percent compared to last year to $6.27 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 28.92 percent compared to last year to $5.97 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 Germany increased $136,319, 0.71 percent, (20.67 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China decreased $2.84 million, 13.34 percent, (19.63 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Canada decreased $2.49 million, 19.34 percent, (11.06 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Japan decreased $392,334, 4.55 percent, (8.74 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 The Netherlands increased $1.89 million, 50.12 percent, (6.04 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 66.15 percent of all these Phototypesetting, composing machines imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $62.19 million of the $94.03 million total.

All totaled, 48.66 percent of all these Phototypesetting, composing machines imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $45.75 million of the $94.03 million total