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

Imports: Saws, drills and other hand tools

Saws, drills and other hand tools, the No. 73 import by value totaled $592.01 million for the month of July, $3.74 billion through July 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$2.45 B
2Mexico$400.73 M
3Taiwan$271.32 M
4Germany$210.48 M
5Sweden$84.41 M
6Japan$81.05 M
7Austria$41.74 M
8Malaysia$24.8 M
9Italy$24.56 M
10France$22.86 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $3.74 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $929,348,147
2Port of Savannah, Ga. $665,043,845
3Port of Charleston $330,952,600
4Port of Long Beach $319,749,913
5Pharr International Bridge in Texas $273,844,238
6Port of Virginia $194,955,134
7Port of Newark $188,648,701
8International Port of Memphis, Tenn. $95,621,955
9Port of Tacoma, Wash. $75,531,198
10Chicago O’Hare International Airport $66,975,924

U.S. imports of Saws, drills and other hand tools increased 6.09 percent through July to $3.74 billion

U.S. imports of Saws, drills and other hand tools increased 6.09 percent from $3.53 billion to $3.74 billion through the first seven 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 73 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 79 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 July 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 Charleston, No. 4 Port of Long Beach and No. 5 Pharr International Bridge in Texas.

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $2,447,049,488
2Mexico $400,728,168
3Taiwan $271,323,144
4Germany $210,476,950
5Sweden $84,409,432
6Japan $81,051,538
7Austria $41,735,253
8Malaysia $24,801,847
9Italy $24,562,321
10France $22,863,413

January – July 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 seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles fell 4.14 percent compared to last year to $929.35 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 30.15 percent compared to last year to $665.04 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 8.8 percent compared to last year to $330.95 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 43.18 percent compared to last year to $319.75 million.
  • Pharr International Bridge in Texas rose 14.89 percent compared to last year to $273.84 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 $229.92 million, 10.37 percent, (65.42 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico increased $24.25 million, 6.44 percent, (10.71 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Taiwan increased $15.47 million, 6.05 percent, (7.25 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany decreased $42.72 million, 16.87 percent, (5.63 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Sweden decreased $10.47 million, 11.04 percent, (2.26 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 91.27 percent of all these Saws, drills and other hand tools imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $3.41 billion of the $3.74 billion total.

All totaled, 67.34 percent of all these Saws, drills and other hand tools imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $2.52 billion of the $3.74 billion total