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

Imports: Taxi meters

Taxi meters, the No. 218 import by value totaled $138.96 million for the month of February, $284.02 million through February of 2019, and $1.78 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
1Mexico$191.13 M
2Japan$16.8 M
3Portugal$15.72 M
4China$13.55 M
5Germany$6.71 M
6Philippines$5.66 M
7South Korea$5.38 M
8Malaysia$5.22 M
9Taiwan$4.51 M
10Slovakia$3.67 M
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $284.02 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $124,079,010
2El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $30,411,928
3Port of Los Angeles $18,262,383
4Pharr International Bridge in Texas $16,766,231
5Port of New Orleans $11,300,614
6Port of Savannah, Ga. $7,700,166
7Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport $6,292,189
8Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $6,002,135
9Brownsville International Bridges $5,637,971
10Port of Seattle, Wash. $5,399,406

U.S. imports of Taxi meters decreased 0.39 percent through February to $284.02 million

U.S. imports of Taxi meters decreased 0.39 percent from $285.14 million to $284.02 million 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 218 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 210 for the last full year with a total value of $1.78 billion, a $11.93 million, 0.68 percent increase from the 2017 total.

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

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $191,131,758
2Japan $16,796,371
3Portugal $15,722,668
4China $13,553,524
5Germany $6,711,765
6Philippines $5,655,171
7South Korea $5,379,930
8Malaysia $5,224,061
9Taiwan $4,507,318
10Slovakia $3,672,761

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $285,464,548
2El Paso $60,657,411
3New Orleans $37,047,697
4Charleston $36,005,117
5Atlanta/Savannah $23,234,828
6Detroit $22,083,418
7Cleveland $19,344,624
8Chicago $14,798,715
9New York City $13,492,669
10San Diego $12,348,602

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 Laredo rose 12.96 percent compared to last year to $124.08 million.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas fell 7.87 percent compared to last year to $30.41 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 143.36 percent compared to last year to $18.26 million.
  • Pharr International Bridge in Texas fell 49.87 percent compared to last year to $16.77 million.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 7.48 percent compared to last year to $11.3 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 $566,299, 0.3 percent, (67.3 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Japan increased $3.93 million, 30.58 percent, (5.91 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Portugal increased $4.97 million, 46.28 percent, (5.54 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 China decreased $8.69 million, 39.07 percent, (4.77 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany increased $236,881, 3.66 percent, (2.36 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 85.88 percent of all these Taxi meters imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $243.92 million of the $284.02 million total.

All totaled, 70.71 percent of all these Taxi meters imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $200.82 million of the $284.02 million total