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

Imports: Railway fixtures, mechanical signaling, etc.

Railway fixtures, mechanical signaling, etc., the No. 988 import by value totaled $3.52 million for the month of December, $37.17 million through December 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$7.83 M
2Bulgaria$7.55 M
3Mexico$4.05 M
4Canada$3.66 M
5Germany$2.49 M
6Austria$1.97 M
7United Kingdom$1.88 M
8Italy$1.26 M
9France$956,439
10Taiwan$861,987
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $37.17 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Miami $7,700,464
2Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. $3,750,959
3Port of Newark $3,701,392
4Port of Los Angeles $3,236,955
5Chicago O’Hare International Airport $2,047,681
6Port of Long Beach $1,919,791
7John F. Kennedy International Airport $1,808,816
8Port of New Orleans $1,449,724
9Port Everglades, Fla. $1,209,627
10Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $1,027,240

U.S. imports of Railway fixtures, mechanical signaling, etc. increased 5.52 percent through December to $37.17 million

U.S. imports of Railway fixtures, mechanical signaling, etc. increased 5.52 percent from $35.22 million to $37.17 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 988 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 986 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 December of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Bulgaria, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Miami, No. 2 Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz., No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $7,831,287
2Bulgaria $7,549,495
3Mexico $4,052,076
4Canada $3,664,935
5Germany $2,490,960
6Austria $1,968,555
7United Kingdom $1,877,387
8Italy $1,262,897
9France $956,439
10Taiwan $861,987

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Miami $2,701,368
2Chicago $1,418,200
3Phoenix/Nogales $873,591
4New York City $855,836
5Los Angeles $610,360
6New Orleans $593,837
7Ogdensburg, N.Y. $519,573
8Charleston $444,866
9St. Louis $296,675
10Duluth, Minn. $295,461

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Miami rose 47.49 percent compared to last year to $7.7 million.
  • Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. fell 3.79 percent compared to last year to $3.75 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 9.15 percent compared to last year to $3.7 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 63.41 percent compared to last year to $3.24 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 11.89 percent compared to last year to $2.05 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 $74,296, 0.96 percent, (21.07 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Bulgaria increased $925,782, 13.98 percent, (20.31 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico decreased $60,735, 1.48 percent, (10.9 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Canada decreased $1.85 million, 33.58 percent, (9.86 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany increased $729,216, 41.39 percent, (6.7 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 68.84 percent of all these Railway fixtures, mechanical signaling, etc. imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $25.59 million of the $37.17 million total.

All totaled, 54.98 percent of all these Railway fixtures, mechanical signaling, etc. imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $20.44 million of the $37.17 million total