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

Imports: Self-propelled heavy construction machinery

Self-propelled heavy construction machinery, the No. 61 import by value totaled $528.7 million for the month of February, $1.26 billion through February of 2019, and $7.08 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
1Japan$592.24 M
2South Korea$119.44 M
3Brazil$117.94 M
4China$110.42 M
5Germany$96.98 M
6United Kingdom$71.5 M
7Austria$41.31 M
8Sweden$37.66 M
9France$23.3 M
10Italy$16.96 M
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.26 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Savannah, Ga. $326,780,044
2Port of Baltimore, Md. $268,821,152
3Port of Galveston, Texas $160,633,133
4Port of Tacoma, Wash. $98,237,627
5Port of Long Beach $55,653,031
6Port of Houston $53,251,862
7Port of Los Angeles $41,000,672
8Port of Charleston $34,822,569
9Port of Freeport, Texas $27,441,244
10Port of Virginia $26,914,921

U.S. imports of Self-propelled heavy construction machinery increased 30.98 percent through February to $1.26 billion

U.S. imports of Self-propelled heavy construction machinery increased 30.98 percent from $965.2 million to $1.26 billion through the first two 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 61 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 80 for the last full year with a total value of $7.08 billion, a $1.52 billion, 27.25 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 South Korea, No. 3 Brazil, No. 4 China and No. 5 Germany. 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 Brazil, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 Germany. 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.

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Japan $592,235,677
2South Korea $119,437,075
3Brazil $117,941,847
4China $110,418,421
5Germany $96,983,900
6United Kingdom $71,502,031
7Austria $41,307,846
8Sweden $37,662,923
9France $23,297,524
10Italy $16,963,037

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Atlanta/Savannah $580,542,395
2Houston $469,016,138
3Baltimore $461,404,289
4Seattle $202,041,536
5Los Angeles $134,969,488
6St. Louis $87,541,663
7Charleston $65,656,183
8Chicago $64,618,951
9San Francisco $42,029,757
10Norfolk $40,755,488

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first two months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 52.5 percent compared to last year to $326.78 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. rose 45.53 percent compared to last year to $268.82 million.
  • Port of Galveston, Texas rose 42.21 percent compared to last year to $160.63 million.
  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. rose 16.26 percent compared to last year to $98.24 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 20.34 percent compared to last year to $55.65 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 $90.93 million, 18.14 percent, (46.85 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 South Korea increased $53.81 million, 82 percent, (9.45 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Brazil increased $4.68 million, 4.13 percent, (9.33 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 China increased $66.83 million, 153.34 percent, (8.73 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany increased $49.92 million, 106.09 percent, (7.67 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 82.03 percent of all these Self-propelled heavy construction machinery imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $1.04 billion of the $1.26 billion total.

All totaled, 71.99 percent of all these Self-propelled heavy construction machinery imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $910.12 million of the $1.26 billion total