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

Imports: Saws, drills and other hand tools

Saws, drills and other hand tools, the No. 76 import by value totaled $463.25 million for the month of December, $6.23 billion through December 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$4.03 B
2Mexico$656.76 M
3Taiwan$429.69 M
4Germany$396.74 M
5Sweden$154.83 M
6Japan$148.22 M
7Austria$65.86 M
8Italy$42.72 M
9France$40.31 M
10Canada$36.06 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $6.23 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $1,653,112,786
2Port of Savannah, Ga. $948,883,593
3Port of Charleston $624,493,702
4Port of Long Beach $471,267,077
5Pharr International Bridge in Texas $437,620,072
6Port of Newark $335,996,417
7Port of Virginia $324,541,515
8International Port of Memphis, Tenn. $210,711,454
9Chicago O’Hare International Airport $122,722,070
10Port of Seattle, Wash. $119,585,927

U.S. imports of Saws, drills and other hand tools increased 7.18 percent through December to $6.23 billion

U.S. imports of Saws, drills and other hand tools increased 7.18 percent from $5.81 billion to $6.23 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 76 through December 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 $5.81 billion, a $632.31 million, 12.22 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $4,030,470,370
2Mexico $656,760,485
3Taiwan $429,692,984
4Germany $396,739,484
5Sweden $154,834,142
6Japan $148,217,536
7Austria $65,858,867
8Italy $42,716,092
9France $40,314,256
10Canada $36,062,293

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New Orleans $215,237,735
2Los Angeles $214,443,460
3Atlanta/Savannah $202,260,235
4Charleston $135,955,444
5Norfolk $91,095,099
6Wilmington $90,106,650
7Laredo $80,827,947
8Chicago $73,193,829
9New York City $64,509,974
10Cleveland $52,183,752

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 33.38 percent compared to last year to $1.65 billion.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 4.66 percent compared to last year to $948.88 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 19.25 percent compared to last year to $624.49 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 15.42 percent compared to last year to $471.27 million.
  • Pharr International Bridge in Texas rose 2.62 percent compared to last year to $437.62 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 $472.74 million, 13.29 percent, (64.74 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico decreased $39.29 million, 5.64 percent, (10.55 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Taiwan increased $17.2 million, 4.17 percent, (6.9 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany increased $10.44 million, 2.7 percent, (6.37 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Sweden decreased $26.85 million, 14.78 percent, (2.49 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 91.05 percent of all these Saws, drills and other hand tools imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $5.67 billion of the $6.23 billion total.

All totaled, 66.42 percent of all these Saws, drills and other hand tools imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $4.14 billion of the $6.23 billion total