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

Imports: Self-propelled heavy construction machinery

Self-propelled heavy construction machinery, the No. 70 import by value totaled $564.56 million for the month of October, $5.77 billion through October of 2018, and $5.56 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
1Japan$2.9 B
2South Korea$561.59 M
3Brazil$535.75 M
4Germany$376.56 M
5United Kingdom$376.14 M
6China$294.62 M
7Sweden$151.39 M
8Austria$147.13 M
9Italy$106.74 M
10France$97.98 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $5.77 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Savannah, Ga. $1,479,339,424
2Port of Baltimore, Md. $1,215,034,444
3Port of Galveston, Texas $682,812,022
4Port of Tacoma, Wash. $411,028,833
5Port of Long Beach $339,668,118
6Port of Houston $246,765,489
7Port of Charleston $194,646,559
8Port of Los Angeles $143,911,314
9Port of Freeport, Texas $118,764,625
10Port of Oakland, Calif. $117,516,172

U.S. imports of Self-propelled heavy construction machinery increased 29.21 percent through October to $5.77 billion

U.S. imports of Self-propelled heavy construction machinery increased 29.21 percent from $4.46 billion to $5.77 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 70 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 85 for the last full year with a total value of $5.56 billion, a $703.02 million, 14.46 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 South Korea, No. 3 Brazil, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 2 Port of Baltimore, Md., No. 3 Port of Galveston, Texas, No. 4 Port of Tacoma, Wash. and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 South Korea, No. 3 Brazil, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 2 Port of Baltimore, Md., No. 3 Port of Galveston, Texas, No. 4 Port of Long Beach and No. 5 Port of Tacoma, Wash..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Japan $2,902,059,283
2South Korea $561,593,704
3Brazil $535,746,094
4Germany $376,564,606
5United Kingdom $376,138,714
6China $294,622,597
7Sweden $151,389,369
8Austria $147,132,937
9Italy $106,739,428
10France $97,981,704

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Atlanta/Savannah $235,927,474
2Baltimore $184,726,420
3Houston $176,492,976
4Seattle $91,304,612
5Los Angeles $66,800,339
6St. Louis $43,181,337
7Charleston $29,043,270
8San Francisco $24,851,054
9Chicago $24,030,965
10Norfolk $21,705,737

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 Savannah, Ga. rose 64.7 percent compared to last year to $1.48 billion.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. rose 35.21 percent compared to last year to $1.22 billion.
  • Port of Galveston, Texas rose 37.93 percent compared to last year to $682.81 million.
  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. rose 21.67 percent compared to last year to $411.03 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 27.59 percent compared to last year to $339.67 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 Japan increased $496.09 million, 20.62 percent, (50.33 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 South Korea increased $125.46 million, 28.77 percent, (9.74 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Brazil increased $161.19 million, 43.03 percent, (9.29 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany increased $101.97 million, 37.13 percent, (6.53 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 United Kingdom increased $132.44 million, 54.34 percent, (6.52 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 82.41 percent of all these Self-propelled heavy construction machinery imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $4.75 billion of the $5.77 billion total.

All totaled, 71.58 percent of all these Self-propelled heavy construction machinery imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $4.13 billion of the $5.77 billion total