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

Imports: Saws, drills and other hand tools

Saws, drills and other hand tools, the No. 74 import by value totaled $545.67 million for the month of March, $1.56 billion through March of 2019, and $6.23 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$1.03 B
2Mexico$160.15 M
3Taiwan$110.79 M
4Germany$79.59 M
5Sweden$37.48 M
6Japan$37.26 M
7Austria$17.82 M
8Malaysia$14.5 M
9Italy$9.51 M
10France$9.44 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.56 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $388,294,822
2Port of Savannah, Ga. $264,633,733
3Port of Charleston $134,505,408
4Port of Long Beach $130,750,722
5Pharr International Bridge in Texas $106,520,989
6Port of Virginia $87,482,079
7Port of Newark $77,861,684
8International Port of Memphis, Tenn. $58,306,101
9Port of Tacoma, Wash. $35,327,377
10Port of Seattle, Wash. $32,821,905

U.S. imports of Saws, drills and other hand tools increased 3.29 percent through March to $1.56 billion

U.S. imports of Saws, drills and other hand tools increased 3.29 percent from $1.51 billion to $1.56 billion 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 74 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 77 for the last full year with a total value of $6.23 billion, a $417.25 million, 7.18 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Taiwan, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Sweden. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 3 Port of Charleston, No. 4 Port of Long Beach and No. 5 Pharr International Bridge in Texas.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Taiwan and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 3 Port of Charleston, No. 4 Port of Long Beach and No. 5 Pharr International Bridge in Texas.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $1,034,987,475
2Mexico $160,152,081
3Taiwan $110,791,958
4Germany $79,591,311
5Sweden $37,480,455
6Japan $37,256,210
7Austria $17,823,197
8Malaysia $14,495,258
9Italy $9,507,924
10France $9,441,606

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New Orleans $293,009,549
2Los Angeles $283,266,053
3Atlanta/Savannah $270,447,048
4Charleston $174,125,133
5Laredo $121,315,192
6Wilmington $117,799,600
7Norfolk $107,610,475
8Chicago $95,796,848
9New York City $85,681,922
10Cleveland $72,120,343

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 2.87 percent compared to last year to $388.29 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 19.89 percent compared to last year to $264.63 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 24.93 percent compared to last year to $134.51 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 55.92 percent compared to last year to $130.75 million.
  • Pharr International Bridge in Texas rose 15.81 percent compared to last year to $106.52 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 $78.93 million, 8.26 percent, (66.17 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico increased $1.11 million, 0.7 percent, (10.24 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Taiwan increased $785,879, 0.71 percent, (7.08 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany decreased $31.06 million, 28.07 percent, (5.09 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Sweden decreased $536,715, 1.41 percent, (2.4 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 90.98 percent of all these Saws, drills and other hand tools imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $1.42 billion of the $1.56 billion total.

All totaled, 65.51 percent of all these Saws, drills and other hand tools imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $1.02 billion of the $1.56 billion total