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

Imports: Sand-blasting, other liquid-dispersing equipment

Sand-blasting, other liquid-dispersing equipment, the No. 154 import by value totaled $279.4 million for the month of December, $2.86 billion through December 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$1.29 B
2Mexico$446.71 M
3Germany$197.42 M
4Canada$173.41 M
5Japan$118.71 M
6Taiwan$88.72 M
7Italy$69.96 M
8United Kingdom$67.64 M
9South Korea$60.48 M
10France$47.19 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $2.86 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $526,022,511
2Port of Newark $231,740,957
3Port of Long Beach $212,048,529
4Port of Charleston $154,544,774
5Port of Savannah, Ga. $151,604,812
6Chicago O’Hare International Airport $150,820,961
7Port Laredo $144,905,864
8Brownsville International Bridges $128,334,474
9Port of Virginia $88,777,504
10Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $71,750,719

U.S. imports of Sand-blasting, other liquid-dispersing equipment increased 10.68 percent through December to $2.86 billion

U.S. imports of Sand-blasting, other liquid-dispersing equipment increased 10.68 percent from $2.58 billion to $2.86 billion 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 154 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 154 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 December 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 Charleston and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $1,287,437,778
2Mexico $446,705,150
3Germany $197,421,585
4Canada $173,408,410
5Japan $118,712,592
6Taiwan $88,723,894
7Italy $69,956,864
8United Kingdom $67,639,486
9South Korea $60,481,089
10France $47,187,199

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $107,389,613
2Laredo $66,273,748
3Chicago $65,556,596
4New York City $49,908,034
5Atlanta/Savannah $49,444,982
6Charleston $47,783,068
7Cleveland $43,049,447
8Detroit $42,022,987
9New Orleans $35,912,141
10Minneapolis $28,354,401

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles rose 23.24 percent compared to last year to $526.02 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 30.92 percent compared to last year to $231.74 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 34.52 percent compared to last year to $212.05 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 18.23 percent compared to last year to $154.54 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 15.82 percent compared to last year to $151.6 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 $233.65 million, 22.17 percent, (45.04 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico increased $39.8 million, 9.78 percent, (15.63 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany decreased $32.74 million, 14.22 percent, (6.91 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Canada increased $5.38 million, 3.2 percent, (6.07 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Japan decreased $31.19 million, 20.8 percent, (4.15 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 77.8 percent of all these Sand-blasting, other liquid-dispersing equipment imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $2.22 billion of the $2.86 billion total.

All totaled, 44.64 percent of all these Sand-blasting, other liquid-dispersing equipment imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $1.28 billion of the $2.86 billion total