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

Imports: Sand-blasting, other liquid-dispersing equipment

Sand-blasting, other liquid-dispersing equipment, the No. 156 import by value totaled $224.51 million for the month of March, $686.54 million through March of 2019, and $2.86 billion 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$300.23 M
2Mexico$109.31 M
3Germany$43.29 M
4Canada$40.85 M
5Japan$31.52 M
6South Korea$26.16 M
7Italy$19.36 M
8Taiwan$19.01 M
9United Kingdom$15.67 M
10France$11.56 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $686.54 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $115,136,389
2Port of Long Beach $62,467,604
3Port of Newark $58,295,234
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $42,083,047
5Port Laredo $37,968,803
6Port of Charleston $31,735,251
7Chicago O’Hare International Airport $31,266,672
8Brownsville International Bridges $28,165,111
9Port of Virginia $23,962,856
10Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $18,349,014

U.S. imports of Sand-blasting, other liquid-dispersing equipment decreased 2.41 percent through March to $686.54 million

U.S. imports of Sand-blasting, other liquid-dispersing equipment decreased 2.41 percent from $703.52 million to $686.54 million through the first three 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 156 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 150 for the last full year with a total value of $2.86 billion, a $275.89 million, 10.68 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March 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 Long Beach, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Port Laredo.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Germany 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 Charleston and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $300,234,312
2Mexico $109,306,844
3Germany $43,289,448
4Canada $40,854,008
5Japan $31,522,122
6South Korea $26,162,456
7Italy $19,360,911
8Taiwan $19,011,838
9United Kingdom $15,673,267
10France $11,560,901

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $138,278,891
2Laredo $88,545,933
3Chicago $85,300,935
4New York City $64,847,421
5Atlanta/Savannah $61,733,307
6Detroit $58,467,590
7Charleston $54,853,721
8Cleveland $53,953,866
9New Orleans $49,066,131
10Minneapolis $35,932,973

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 Los Angeles rose 10.87 percent compared to last year to $115.14 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 23.17 percent compared to last year to $62.47 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 7.45 percent compared to last year to $58.3 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 13.23 percent compared to last year to $42.08 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 8.34 percent compared to last year to $37.97 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 $23.65 million, 7.3 percent, (43.73 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico decreased $1.48 million, 1.34 percent, (15.92 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany decreased $2.42 million, 5.3 percent, (6.31 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Canada decreased $8.55 million, 17.31 percent, (5.95 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Japan increased $5.95 million, 23.27 percent, (4.59 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 76.5 percent of all these Sand-blasting, other liquid-dispersing equipment imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $525.21 million of the $686.54 million total.

All totaled, 46.02 percent of all these Sand-blasting, other liquid-dispersing equipment imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $315.95 million of the $686.54 million total