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

Imports: Railway fixtures, mechanical signaling, etc.

Railway fixtures, mechanical signaling, etc., the No. 999 import by value totaled $2.37 million for the month of March, $6.64 million through March of 2020, and $31.04 million 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$1.36 M
2Austria$1.14 M
3Canada$951,010
4Mexico$782,451
5Switzerland$774,960
6Germany$458,730
7Italy$202,569
8Spain$141,528
9Australia$132,543
10Belgium$132,422
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January – March 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $6.64 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Charleston $1,018,059
2Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. $780,164
3Port of Houston $779,335
4Port of Newark $569,860
5Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $406,395
6International Falls, Minn. $385,984
7Chicago O’Hare International Airport $378,230
8Port of Los Angeles $351,310
9Port of Savannah, Ga. $309,717
10Port of Oakland, Calif. $167,689

U.S. imports of Railway fixtures, mechanical signaling, etc. decreased 17.44 percent through March to $6.64 million

U.S. imports of Railway fixtures, mechanical signaling, etc. decreased 17.44 percent from $8.05 million to $6.64 million through the first three 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 999 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 992 for the last full year with a total value of $31.04 million, a $6.13 million, 16.49 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Austria, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Switzerland. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Charleston, No. 2 Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz., No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Bulgaria, No. 2 China, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Austria. The leading gateways were No. 1 Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz., No. 2 Port Miami, No. 3 Port of Charleston, No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

January – March 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $1,355,648
2Austria $1,138,636
3Canada $951,010
4Mexico $782,451
5Switzerland $774,960
6Germany $458,730
7Italy $202,569
8Spain $141,528
9Australia $132,543
10Belgium $132,422

January – March 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Charleston $616,783
2Chicago $570,194
3New York City $266,346
4Phoenix/Nogales $202,541
5Atlanta/Savannah $191,844
6Los Angeles $145,083
7Miami $129,512
8Duluth, Minn. $112,302
9Ogdensburg, N.Y. $86,183
10Mobile $79,901

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Charleston rose 249.45 percent compared to last year to $1.02 million.
  • Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. fell 20.47 percent compared to last year to $780,164.
  • Port of Houston rose 2361.42 percent compared to last year to $779,335.
  • Port of Newark rose 5.6 percent compared to last year to $569,860.
  • Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. rose 295.34 percent compared to last year to $406,395.

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 $65,021, 4.58 percent, (20.41 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Austria increased $438,268, 62.58 percent, (17.14 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Canada decreased $107,970, 10.2 percent, (14.32 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Mexico decreased $206,616, 20.89 percent, (11.78 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Switzerland increased $771,680, 23527 percent, (11.67 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 75.3 percent of all these Railway fixtures, mechanical signaling, etc. imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $5 million of the $6.64 million total.

All totaled, 53.49 percent of all these Railway fixtures, mechanical signaling, etc. imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $3.55 million of the $6.64 million total