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

Imports: Train and locomotive parts

Train and locomotive parts, the No. 329 import by value totaled $80.95 million for the month of February, $170.79 million through February 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$38.39 M
2China$37.97 M
3Canada$25.12 M
4Japan$12.36 M
5Germany$8.77 M
6Italy$7.37 M
7Spain$6.99 M
8India$4.88 M
9Russia$4.15 M
10Brazil$3.61 M
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $170.79 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $36,213,441
2Port of Newark $22,343,190
3Port of Houston $15,541,390
4Port of Los Angeles $13,555,394
5Port of Long Beach $8,534,074
6Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $7,802,287
7Port of Baltimore, Md. $6,758,470
8Port of Virginia $6,418,137
9Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $4,325,407
10Port of Charleston $3,953,648

U.S. imports of Train and locomotive parts increased 0.87 percent through February to $170.79 million

U.S. imports of Train and locomotive parts increased 0.87 percent from $169.33 million to $170.79 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 329 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 324 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 February 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 Port of Long Beach.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Mexico 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 Port of Long Beach.

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $38,391,059
2China $37,974,939
3Canada $25,115,486
4Japan $12,362,918
5Germany $8,772,500
6Italy $7,372,341
7Spain $6,987,839
8India $4,882,776
9Russia $4,152,381
10Brazil $3,612,980

January – February 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 two months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo rose 153.95 percent compared to last year to $36.21 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 2.65 percent compared to last year to $22.34 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 11.15 percent compared to last year to $15.54 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 36.35 percent compared to last year to $13.56 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 48.04 percent compared to last year to $8.53 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 $23.13 million, 151.55 percent, (22.48 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China decreased $5.77 million, 13.18 percent, (22.23 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Canada decreased $3.55 million, 12.39 percent, (14.71 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Japan decreased $13.25 million, 51.73 percent, (7.24 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany increased $754,039, 9.4 percent, (5.14 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 71.79 percent of all these Train and locomotive parts imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $122.62 million of the $170.79 million total.

All totaled, 56.32 percent of all these Train and locomotive parts imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $96.19 million of the $170.79 million total