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

Imports: Transmission shafts, bearings, gears

Transmission shafts, bearings, gears, the No. 43 import by value totaled $880.21 million for the month of March, $2.51 billion through March of 2019, and $9.6 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
1China$481.53 M
2Japan$349.61 M
3Germany$320.58 M
4Mexico$197.04 M
5Canada$189.82 M
6Italy$175.63 M
7India$153.3 M
8France$96.26 M
9South Korea$93.8 M
10Poland$59.23 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $2.51 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $247,093,312
2Port of Newark $233,230,806
3Chicago O’Hare International Airport $196,451,941
4Port Laredo $152,238,904
5Port of Virginia $136,150,228
6Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $130,325,325
7Port of Long Beach $124,489,773
8Port of Charleston $116,390,118
9Port of Savannah, Ga. $100,178,951
10Port of Mobile, Ala. $96,985,679

U.S. imports of Transmission shafts, bearings, gears increased 9.21 percent through March to $2.51 billion

U.S. imports of Transmission shafts, bearings, gears increased 9.21 percent from $2.29 billion to $2.51 billion through the first three 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 43 through March 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 $9.6 billion, a $812.6 million, 9.25 percent increase from the 2017 total.

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

In the last previous full year, theleading 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..

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $481,532,475
2Japan $349,610,776
3Germany $320,579,456
4Mexico $197,036,065
5Canada $189,816,442
6Italy $175,632,979
7India $153,302,803
8France $96,262,570
9South Korea $93,798,131
10Poland $59,231,025

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Chicago $490,318,130
2Detroit $290,303,375
3Cleveland $286,587,700
4New York City $239,703,396
5Laredo $211,955,171
6New Orleans $188,611,664
7Jacksonville/Tampa $166,146,939
8Atlanta/Savannah $148,582,539
9Charleston $135,480,872
10Los Angeles $127,150,200

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles rose 11.88 percent compared to last year to $247.09 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 17.66 percent compared to last year to $233.23 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 6.53 percent compared to last year to $196.45 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 6.34 percent compared to last year to $152.24 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 14.17 percent compared to last year to $136.15 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 $65.86 million, 15.84 percent, (19.22 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Japan increased $23.08 million, 7.07 percent, (13.95 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany decreased $23.99 million, 6.96 percent, (12.79 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Mexico increased $15.78 million, 8.71 percent, (7.86 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Canada increased $204,753, 0.11 percent, (7.57 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 61.4 percent of all these Transmission shafts, bearings, gears imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $1.54 billion of the $2.51 billion total.

All totaled, 38.51 percent of all these Transmission shafts, bearings, gears imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $965.17 million of the $2.51 billion total