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

Imports: Saws, drills and other hand tools

Saws, drills and other hand tools, the No. 73 import by value totaled $615.68 million for the month of October, $5.29 billion through October of 2018, and $5.81 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$3.42 B
2Mexico$563.51 M
3Taiwan$364.54 M
4Germany$342.99 M
5Sweden$127.63 M
6Japan$123.9 M
7Austria$57.62 M
8Italy$36.78 M
9France$34.82 M
10Malaysia$30.94 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $5.29 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $1,414,391,805
2Port of Savannah, Ga. $791,636,139
3Port of Charleston $532,893,323
4Port of Long Beach $396,452,386
5Pharr International Bridge in Texas $374,915,037
6Port of Virginia $285,312,119
7Port of Newark $285,060,667
8International Port of Memphis, Tenn. $168,837,104
9Chicago O’Hare International Airport $105,709,313
10Port of Seattle, Wash. $100,600,758

U.S. imports of Saws, drills and other hand tools increased 6.81 percent through October to $5.29 billion

U.S. imports of Saws, drills and other hand tools increased 6.81 percent from $4.95 billion to $5.29 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 73 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 74 for the last full year with a total value of $5.81 billion, a $632.31 million, 12.22 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October 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 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 Long Beach, No. 4 Port of Charleston and No. 5 Pharr International Bridge in Texas.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $3,416,757,566
2Mexico $563,514,389
3Taiwan $364,540,683
4Germany $342,993,891
5Sweden $127,626,233
6Japan $123,899,783
7Austria $57,622,570
8Italy $36,782,431
9France $34,820,586
10Malaysia $30,939,583

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $148,288,745
2Atlanta/Savannah $129,715,807
3New Orleans $122,867,911
4Charleston $97,309,262
5Norfolk $69,085,947
6Wilmington $64,144,036
7Laredo $58,117,883
8Chicago $48,682,452
9New York City $45,655,620
10Cleveland $38,651,685

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 40.68 percent compared to last year to $1.41 billion.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 3.73 percent compared to last year to $791.64 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 29.63 percent compared to last year to $532.89 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 23.82 percent compared to last year to $396.45 million.
  • Pharr International Bridge in Texas rose 1.34 percent compared to last year to $374.92 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 $360.89 million, 11.81 percent, (64.6 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico decreased $29.13 million, 4.91 percent, (10.65 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Taiwan increased $17.46 million, 5.03 percent, (6.89 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany increased $27.1 million, 8.58 percent, (6.48 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Sweden decreased $31.64 million, 19.87 percent, (2.41 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 91.04 percent of all these Saws, drills and other hand tools imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $4.82 billion of the $5.29 billion total.

All totaled, 66.37 percent of all these Saws, drills and other hand tools imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $3.51 billion of the $5.29 billion total