Current data is through December 2019.

Imports: Railway fixtures, mechanical signaling, etc.

Railway fixtures, mechanical signaling, etc., the No. 1001 import by value totaled $2.71 million for the month of December, $31.04 million through December 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

RankCountry2019
1China$6.32 M
2Austria$4.39 M
3Canada$4.32 M
4Mexico$3.84 M
5Bulgaria$3.13 M
6Germany$2.86 M
7United Kingdom$1.23 M
8Italy$1.02 M
9Switzerland$728,960
10Sweden$653,704
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U.S. imports of Railway fixtures, mechanical signaling, etc. decreased 16.49 percent through December 2019 to $31.04 million

U.S. imports of Railway fixtures, mechanical signaling, etc. decreased 16.49 percent from $37.17 million to $31.04 million in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 1001 in 2019 among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 988 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 December 2019 the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Austria, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Bulgaria. 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.

In the last previous full 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.

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five in 2019 were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. fell 4.24 percent to $3.59 million.
  • Port Miami fell 54.67 percent to $3.49 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 225.23 percent to $2.94 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 40.7 percent to $2.19 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 37.88 percent to $2.01 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 $1.52 million, 19.36 percent, (20.34 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Austria increased $2.42 million, 123.17 percent, (14.15 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Canada increased $652,738, 17.81 percent, (13.91 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Mexico decreased $208,290, 5.14 percent, (12.38 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Bulgaria decreased $4.42 million, 58.53 percent, (10.09 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 70.87 percent of all these Railway fixtures, mechanical signaling, etc. imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets in 2019. That is equal to $22 million of the $31.04 million total.

All totaled, 45.85 percent of all these Railway fixtures, mechanical signaling, etc. imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports in 2019. That is equal to $14.23 million of the $31.04 million total.