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

Imports: Scales, balances

Scales, balances, the No. 880 import by value totaled $6.07 million for the month of July, $43.54 million through July of 2019, and $74.51 million 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
1Switzerland$19.3 M
2China$10.96 M
3Germany$8.88 M
4South Korea$1.4 M
5Japan$819,193
6United Kingdom$502,546
7Italy$457,646
8Poland$377,530
9The Netherlands$296,780
10Canada$148,264
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U.S. imports of Scales, balances increased 13.30 percent through July to $43.54 million

U.S. imports of Scales, balances increased 13.30 percent from $38.43 million to $43.54 million 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 880 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 895 for the last full year with a total value of $74.51 million, a $5.66 million, 8.21 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through July of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Switzerland, No. 2 China, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Dulles International Airport, Washington D.C., Va., No. 2 Port of Tacoma, Wash., No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Miami International Airport and No. 5 Port of Newark.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Switzerland, No. 2 China, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Dulles International Airport, Washington D.C., Va., No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Tacoma, Wash., No. 4 Chicago O’Hare International Airport and No. 5 Denver International Airport, Colo..

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Switzerland $19,300,036
2China $10,957,917
3Germany $8,884,614
4South Korea $1,398,192
5Japan $819,193
6United Kingdom $502,546
7Italy $457,646
8Poland $377,530
9The Netherlands $296,780
10Canada $148,264

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Washington, D.C. $10,639,050
2Cleveland $6,209,579
3Chicago $2,352,507
4Atlanta/Savannah $1,602,633
5Great Falls, Mont. $1,465,611
6New York City $1,285,352
7Philadelphia $672,605
8San Francisco $435,332
9Los Angeles $249,987
10Wilmington $233,374

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:

  • Dulles International Airport, Washington D.C., Va. rose 32.15 percent compared to last year to $18.72 million.
  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. rose 46.99 percent compared to last year to $4.61 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 38.28 percent compared to last year to $4.02 million.
  • Miami International Airport rose 5217.92 percent compared to last year to $2.27 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 14.47 percent compared to last year to $2.08 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 Switzerland increased $4.67 million, 31.94 percent, (44.33 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China decreased $953,482, 8 percent, (25.17 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany increased $1.86 million, 26.51 percent, (20.41 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 South Korea decreased $273,174, 16.34 percent, (3.21 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Japan decreased $51,889, 5.96 percent, (1.88 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 94.99 percent of all these Scales, balances imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $41.36 million of the $43.54 million total.

All totaled, 72.81 percent of all these Scales, balances imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $31.7 million of the $43.54 million total