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

Imports: Train and locomotive parts

Train and locomotive parts, the No. 318 import by value totaled $99.17 million for the month of October, $932.97 million through October of 2018, and $899.58 million 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
1China$233.37 M
2Mexico$124.87 M
3Japan$124.71 M
4Canada$110.37 M
5India$58.41 M
6Germany$47.49 M
7Italy$40.37 M
8Spain$28.28 M
9Russia$25.78 M
10South Korea$13.77 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $932.97 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $123,262,415
2Port Laredo $116,354,968
3Port of Houston $95,072,990
4Port of Los Angeles $87,584,806
5Port of Long Beach $81,492,911
6Port of Baltimore, Md. $48,730,989
7Port of Virginia $43,980,350
8Chicago O’Hare International Airport $24,333,177
9Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $24,241,075
10Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $21,807,762

U.S. imports of Train and locomotive parts increased 28.48 percent through October to $932.97 million

U.S. imports of Train and locomotive parts increased 28.48 percent from $726.17 million to $932.97 million 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 318 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 349 for the last full year with a total value of $899.58 million, a $37.14 million, 3.97 percent decreased from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 India. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $233,373,074
2Mexico $124,865,757
3Japan $124,706,208
4Canada $110,368,369
5India $58,410,606
6Germany $47,491,605
7Italy $40,368,245
8Spain $28,283,598
9Russia $25,775,404
10South Korea $13,765,731

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $19,967,432
2Houston $18,961,911
3Laredo $15,414,729
4Los Angeles $14,343,673
5Minneapolis $10,530,941
6Cleveland $9,773,760
7Chicago $8,703,468
8Detroit $8,612,375
9Baltimore $8,109,440
10Pembina, N.D. $7,090,025

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 Newark rose 59.42 percent compared to last year to $123.26 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 33.46 percent compared to last year to $116.35 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 32.6 percent compared to last year to $95.07 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 12.7 percent compared to last year to $87.58 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 82.13 percent compared to last year to $81.49 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 China increased $65.08 million, 38.67 percent, (25.01 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico increased $30.35 million, 32.12 percent, (13.38 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan increased $15.91 million, 14.63 percent, (13.37 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Canada increased $16.15 million, 17.14 percent, (11.83 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 India increased $46.07 million, 373.19 percent, (6.26 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 69.85 percent of all these Train and locomotive parts imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $651.72 million of the $932.97 million total.

All totaled, 54 percent of all these Train and locomotive parts imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $503.77 million of the $932.97 million total