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

Imports: Sand-blasting, other liquid-dispersing equipment

Sand-blasting, other liquid-dispersing equipment, the No. 156 import by value totaled $237.99 million for the month of October, $2.36 billion through October of 2018, and $2.58 billion 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$1.04 B
2Mexico$386.65 M
3Germany$164.84 M
4Canada$145.1 M
5Japan$94.15 M
6Taiwan$75.33 M
7Italy$58.55 M
8United Kingdom$56.61 M
9South Korea$46.77 M
10Israel$38.55 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $2.36 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $412,643,049
2Port of Newark $194,124,243
3Port of Long Beach $168,291,049
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $127,642,380
5Port of Charleston $127,344,442
6Chicago O’Hare International Airport $125,561,262
7Port Laredo $123,113,940
8Brownsville International Bridges $113,371,606
9Port of Virginia $75,344,436
10Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $61,978,547

U.S. imports of Sand-blasting, other liquid-dispersing equipment increased 9.82 percent through October to $2.36 billion

U.S. imports of Sand-blasting, other liquid-dispersing equipment increased 9.82 percent from $2.15 billion to $2.36 billion 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 156 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 153 for the last full year with a total value of $2.58 billion, a $317.23 million, 14.01 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Long Beach, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Port of Charleston.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Charleston, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port of Long Beach and No. 5 Port Laredo.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $1,042,289,237
2Mexico $386,648,253
3Germany $164,839,462
4Canada $145,099,848
5Japan $94,149,246
6Taiwan $75,331,135
7Italy $58,552,421
8United Kingdom $56,608,752
9South Korea $46,767,255
10Israel $38,551,840

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $60,725,379
2Laredo $48,030,279
3Chicago $40,966,444
4New York City $30,178,607
5Atlanta/Savannah $29,560,320
6Detroit $28,812,507
7Charleston $28,711,117
8Cleveland $26,309,503
9New Orleans $20,617,316
10Houston $17,656,019

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 of Los Angeles rose 17.37 percent compared to last year to $412.64 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 30.66 percent compared to last year to $194.12 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 32.96 percent compared to last year to $168.29 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 10.17 percent compared to last year to $127.64 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 20.8 percent compared to last year to $127.34 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 $160.62 million, 18.22 percent, (44.15 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico increased $51.03 million, 15.21 percent, (16.38 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany decreased $27.81 million, 14.43 percent, (6.98 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Canada increased $8.76 million, 6.42 percent, (6.15 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Japan decreased $27.43 million, 22.56 percent, (3.99 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 77.64 percent of all these Sand-blasting, other liquid-dispersing equipment imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $1.83 billion of the $2.36 billion total.

All totaled, 43.63 percent of all these Sand-blasting, other liquid-dispersing equipment imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $1.03 billion of the $2.36 billion total