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

Imports: Railway fixtures, mechanical signaling, etc.

Railway fixtures, mechanical signaling, etc., the No. 993 import by value totaled $2.05 million for the month of July, $19.56 million through July of 2019, and $37.17 million 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$3.84 M
2Bulgaria$2.97 M
3Canada$2.7 M
4Austria$2.56 M
5Mexico$2.31 M
6Germany$1.61 M
7United Kingdom$1.03 M
8Italy$599,943
9Sweden$486,022
10Australia$279,615
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $19.56 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Miami $3,380,301
2Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. $2,275,237
3Port of Charleston $1,646,114
4Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $1,335,420
5Port of Newark $1,330,554
6Port of Los Angeles $1,273,687
7Chicago O’Hare International Airport $1,067,676
8International Falls, Minn. $787,931
9Port of Long Beach $697,779
10Port of Philadelphia $552,397

U.S. imports of Railway fixtures, mechanical signaling, etc. decreased 16.39 percent through July to $19.56 million

U.S. imports of Railway fixtures, mechanical signaling, etc. decreased 16.39 percent from $23.4 million to $19.56 million through the first seven 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 993 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 973 for the last full year with a total value of $37.17 million, a $1.94 million, 5.52 percent increase from the 2017 total.

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

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Bulgaria, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 United Kingdom. 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.

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $3,836,619
2Bulgaria $2,972,129
3Canada $2,698,021
4Austria $2,557,044
5Mexico $2,306,410
6Germany $1,614,217
7United Kingdom $1,029,765
8Italy $599,943
9Sweden $486,022
10Australia $279,615

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Miami $4,275,049
2Chicago $1,917,253
3Phoenix/Nogales $1,205,109
4New York City $1,148,220
5New Orleans $626,861
6Los Angeles $621,941
7Ogdensburg, N.Y. $540,650
8Charleston $444,866
9St. Louis $296,675
10Duluth, Minn. $295,461

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Miami fell 18.4 percent compared to last year to $3.38 million.
  • Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. rose 9.57 percent compared to last year to $2.28 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 193.39 percent compared to last year to $1.65 million.
  • Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. rose 66.09 percent compared to last year to $1.34 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 54.62 percent compared to last year to $1.33 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 $814,841, 17.52 percent, (19.61 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Bulgaria decreased $960,779, 24.43 percent, (15.19 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Canada decreased $211,159, 7.26 percent, (13.79 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Austria increased $1.27 million, 98.11 percent, (13.07 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Mexico increased $31,434, 1.38 percent, (11.79 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 73.45 percent of all these Railway fixtures, mechanical signaling, etc. imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $14.37 million of the $19.56 million total.

All totaled, 50.95 percent of all these Railway fixtures, mechanical signaling, etc. imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $9.97 million of the $19.56 million total