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

Imports: Transmission shafts, bearings, gears

Transmission shafts, bearings, gears, the No. 48 import by value totaled $926.14 million for the month of October, $8.01 billion through October of 2018, and $8.78 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
1China$1.52 B
2Germany$1.15 B
3Japan$1.09 B
4Canada$631.11 M
5Mexico$631.01 M
6Italy$577.07 M
7India$454.1 M
8South Korea$280.01 M
9France$235.92 M
10Poland$183.12 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $8.01 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $797,316,848
2Chicago O’Hare International Airport $697,072,514
3Port of Newark $689,115,302
4Port Laredo $507,296,088
5Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $489,798,419
6Port of Charleston $440,022,830
7Port of Long Beach $424,099,187
8Port of Virginia $422,412,209
9Port of Savannah, Ga. $327,766,284
10Port of Mobile, Ala. $270,556,484

U.S. imports of Transmission shafts, bearings, gears increased 8.26 percent through October to $8.01 billion

U.S. imports of Transmission shafts, bearings, gears increased 8.26 percent from $7.4 billion to $8.01 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 48 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 50 for the last full year with a total value of $8.78 billion, a $892.01 million, 11.30 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Mexico. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Mexico. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $1,515,963,134
2Germany $1,145,315,288
3Japan $1,089,272,244
4Canada $631,112,870
5Mexico $631,012,872
6Italy $577,067,465
7India $454,095,964
8South Korea $280,013,440
9France $235,918,235
10Poland $183,121,881

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Chicago $242,094,632
2Detroit $151,893,150
3Cleveland $133,812,866
4New York City $116,588,466
5Laredo $104,690,447
6New Orleans $98,178,914
7Charleston $70,088,183
8Atlanta/Savannah $69,884,675
9Norfolk $61,587,603
10Jacksonville/Tampa $56,231,859

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 Los Angeles rose 7.18 percent compared to last year to $797.32 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 13.92 percent compared to last year to $697.07 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 42.66 percent compared to last year to $689.12 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 6.1 percent compared to last year to $507.3 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 5.4 percent compared to last year to $489.8 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 decreased $65.32 million, 4.13 percent, (18.93 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Germany increased $153.44 million, 15.47 percent, (14.3 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan increased $30.26 million, 2.86 percent, (13.6 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Canada increased $4.52 million, 0.72 percent, (7.88 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Mexico increased $19.21 million, 3.14 percent, (7.88 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 62.59 percent of all these Transmission shafts, bearings, gears imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $5.01 billion of the $8.01 billion total.

All totaled, 39.72 percent of all these Transmission shafts, bearings, gears imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $3.18 billion of the $8.01 billion total