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

Imports: Train and locomotive parts

Train and locomotive parts, the No. 327 import by value totaled $84.21 million for the month of August, $711.6 million through August of 2019, and $1.09 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$178.9 M
2China$153.47 M
3Canada$95.67 M
4Japan$51.6 M
5Germany$38.78 M
6Spain$27.92 M
7Brazil$19.99 M
8Italy$19.5 M
9Austria$17.72 M
10India$17.14 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $711.6 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $163,863,803
2Port of Newark $93,816,290
3Port of Houston $61,098,789
4Port of Los Angeles $52,883,441
5Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $31,368,639
6Port of Long Beach $30,504,979
7Port of Baltimore, Md. $27,162,654
8Port of Charleston $19,472,571
9Port of Virginia $18,841,899
10Chicago O’Hare International Airport $18,107,857

U.S. imports of Train and locomotive parts decreased 4.45 percent through August to $711.6 million

U.S. imports of Train and locomotive parts decreased 4.45 percent from $744.76 million to $711.6 million through the first eight 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 327 through August among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 320 for the last full year with a total value of $1.09 billion, a $192.31 million, 21.38 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 China, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D..

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

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $178,903,726
2China $153,469,938
3Canada $95,671,914
4Japan $51,602,656
5Germany $38,784,324
6Spain $27,923,209
7Brazil $19,990,687
8Italy $19,498,133
9Austria $17,721,850
10India $17,143,446

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $48,161,824
2New York City $44,892,968
3Houston $32,659,659
4Los Angeles $25,667,081
5Detroit $20,023,202
6Cleveland $17,528,556
7Chicago $16,115,223
8Minneapolis $15,409,541
9Pembina, N.D. $14,159,605
10Ogdensburg, N.Y. $11,790,401

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo rose 86.53 percent compared to last year to $163.86 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 6.82 percent compared to last year to $93.82 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 18.78 percent compared to last year to $61.1 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 29.53 percent compared to last year to $52.88 million.
  • Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. rose 67.64 percent compared to last year to $31.37 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 increased $85.02 million, 90.56 percent, (25.14 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China decreased $39.88 million, 20.63 percent, (21.57 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Canada increased $6.88 million, 7.75 percent, (13.44 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Japan decreased $55.94 million, 52.02 percent, (7.25 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany increased $5.77 million, 17.46 percent, (5.45 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 72.85 percent of all these Train and locomotive parts imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $518.43 million of the $711.6 million total.

All totaled, 56.64 percent of all these Train and locomotive parts imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $403.03 million of the $711.6 million total