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

Imports: Taxi meters

Taxi meters, the No. 220 import by value totaled $167.91 million for the month of October, $1.49 billion through October of 2018, and $1.77 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
1Mexico$978.89 M
2China$115.66 M
3Japan$79.42 M
4Portugal$64.13 M
5Germany$36.74 M
6South Korea$25.98 M
7Hungary$25.03 M
8Slovakia$20.51 M
9Taiwan$17.19 M
10Philippines$16.12 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.49 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $594,555,646
2El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $167,038,136
3Pharr International Bridge in Texas $119,031,129
4Port of Los Angeles $69,359,300
5Port of New Orleans $59,640,468
6Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport, S.C. $53,861,795
7Chicago O’Hare International Airport $42,107,070
8Port of Newark $31,670,341
9Port of Tacoma, Wash. $29,961,383
10Port of Charleston $28,727,287

U.S. imports of Taxi meters decreased 0.36 percent through October to $1.49 billion

U.S. imports of Taxi meters decreased 0.36 percent from $1.5 billion to $1.49 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 220 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 206 for the last full year with a total value of $1.77 billion, a $160.28 million, 8.32 percent decreased from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 China, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Portugal and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 3 Pharr International Bridge in Texas, No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Port of New Orleans.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 China, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Hungary and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Pharr International Bridge in Texas, No. 3 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 4 Port of Tacoma, Wash. and No. 5 Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport, S.C..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $978,885,881
2China $115,655,238
3Japan $79,417,884
4Portugal $64,133,334
5Germany $36,742,413
6South Korea $25,983,256
7Hungary $25,028,676
8Slovakia $20,505,838
9Taiwan $17,193,932
10Philippines $16,116,689

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $144,101,319
2El Paso $33,148,922
3Charleston $22,200,269
4New Orleans $17,942,309
5Detroit $11,996,956
6Cleveland $9,700,421
7Atlanta/Savannah $8,722,016
8New York City $8,028,833
9Chicago $7,631,183
10Los Angeles $4,800,276

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 Laredo fell 0.26 percent compared to last year to $594.56 million.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas rose 3.95 percent compared to last year to $167.04 million.
  • Pharr International Bridge in Texas fell 40.04 percent compared to last year to $119.03 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 56.16 percent compared to last year to $69.36 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 34.55 percent compared to last year to $59.64 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 Mexico decreased $39.65 million, 3.89 percent, (65.57 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China decreased $4.2 million, 3.5 percent, (7.75 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan increased $2.14 million, 2.78 percent, (5.32 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Portugal increased $35.87 million, 126.93 percent, (4.3 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany increased $5.11 million, 16.15 percent, (2.46 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 85.39 percent of all these Taxi meters imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $1.27 billion of the $1.49 billion total.

All totaled, 67.62 percent of all these Taxi meters imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $1.01 billion of the $1.49 billion total