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

Imports: Railway fixtures, mechanical signaling, etc.

Railway fixtures, mechanical signaling, etc., the No. 991 import by value totaled $2.22 million for the month of October, $30.38 million through October of 2018, and $35.22 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$6.69 M
2Bulgaria$5.15 M
3Canada$3.5 M
4Mexico$3.33 M
5Germany$1.7 M
6United Kingdom$1.69 M
7Austria$1.51 M
8Italy$1.17 M
9Taiwan$861,987
10France$815,434
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $30.38 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Miami $5,781,812
2Port of Newark $3,315,587
3Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. $3,110,483
4Port of Los Angeles $2,663,506
5Port of Long Beach $1,756,156
6John F. Kennedy International Airport $1,488,802
7Chicago O’Hare International Airport $1,442,389
8Port of New Orleans $1,254,364
9Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $1,003,931
10International Falls, Minn. $1,003,832

U.S. imports of Railway fixtures, mechanical signaling, etc. increased 5.74 percent through October to $30.38 million

U.S. imports of Railway fixtures, mechanical signaling, etc. increased 5.74 percent from $28.73 million to $30.38 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 991 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 990 for the last full year with a total value of $35.22 million, a $1.72 million, 4.67 percent decreased from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Bulgaria, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Miami, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz., No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Bulgaria, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Miami, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz., No. 4 Port Everglades, Fla. and No. 5 International Falls, Minn..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $6,690,398
2Bulgaria $5,149,007
3Canada $3,503,473
4Mexico $3,328,487
5Germany $1,695,822
6United Kingdom $1,688,820
7Austria $1,509,307
8Italy $1,166,513
9Taiwan $861,987
10France $815,434

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Miami $1,619,419
2Chicago $602,999
3Los Angeles $583,509
4Phoenix/Nogales $555,432
5New York City $515,496
6Ogdensburg, N.Y. $514,315
7New Orleans $403,757
8St. Louis $296,675
9Duluth, Minn. $295,461
10Charleston $143,862

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 Miami rose 61.33 percent compared to last year to $5.78 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 2.15 percent compared to last year to $3.32 million.
  • Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. fell 6.7 percent compared to last year to $3.11 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 69.27 percent compared to last year to $2.66 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 53.06 percent compared to last year to $1.76 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 $359,712, 5.68 percent, (22.02 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Bulgaria increased $487,883, 10.47 percent, (16.95 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Canada decreased $983,521, 21.92 percent, (11.53 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Mexico decreased $219,540, 6.19 percent, (10.96 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany increased $30,735, 1.85 percent, (5.58 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 67.04 percent of all these Railway fixtures, mechanical signaling, etc. imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $20.37 million of the $30.38 million total.

All totaled, 54.73 percent of all these Railway fixtures, mechanical signaling, etc. imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $16.63 million of the $30.38 million total