Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through March 2020.

Imports: Transmission shafts, bearings, gears

Transmission shafts, bearings, gears, the No. 46 import by value totaled $765.46 million for the month of March, $2.23 billion through March of 2020, and $9.7 billion for all of 2019, 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$355.82 M
2Germany$304.06 M
3Japan$299.5 M
4Canada$173.67 M
5Mexico$171.23 M
6Italy$159.08 M
7India$143.77 M
8South Korea$116.74 M
9Poland$65.83 M
10France$65.29 M
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January – March 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $2.23 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $243,642,998
2Port of Newark $196,169,376
3Chicago O’Hare International Airport $194,091,562
4Port Laredo $126,481,249
5Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $115,935,634
6Port of Virginia $109,998,893
7Port of Charleston $92,852,360
8Port of Savannah, Ga. $90,623,421
9Port of Tacoma, Wash. $88,282,975
10Port of New Orleans $67,787,360

U.S. imports of Transmission shafts, bearings, gears decreased 11.06 percent through March to $2.23 billion

U.S. imports of Transmission shafts, bearings, gears decreased 11.06 percent from $2.51 billion to $2.23 billion through the first three months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 46 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 43 for the last full year with a total value of $9.7 billion, a $99.95 million, 1.04 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through March 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 Port of Newark, No. 3 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, 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 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.

January – March 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $355,816,848
2Germany $304,062,470
3Japan $299,501,095
4Canada $173,672,566
5Mexico $171,226,236
6Italy $159,077,442
7India $143,773,568
8South Korea $116,738,857
9Poland $65,832,568
10France $65,294,269

January – March 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Chicago $99,605,292
2Cleveland $71,927,116
3New York City $64,621,702
4Detroit $60,642,885
5Los Angeles $54,459,979
6Laredo $46,664,093
7New Orleans $41,075,838
8Atlanta/Savannah $38,063,065
9Houston $29,491,911
10Norfolk $28,458,843

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 fell 1.4 percent compared to last year to $243.64 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 15.89 percent compared to last year to $196.17 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 1.2 percent compared to last year to $194.09 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 16.92 percent compared to last year to $126.48 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 11.04 percent compared to last year to $115.94 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 $125.72 million, 26.11 percent, (15.96 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Germany decreased $16.52 million, 5.15 percent, (13.64 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan decreased $50.11 million, 14.33 percent, (13.44 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Canada decreased $16.14 million, 8.5 percent, (7.79 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Mexico decreased $25.81 million, 13.1 percent, (7.68 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 58.52 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 $1.3 billion of the $2.23 billion total.

All totaled, 39.32 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 $876.32 million of the $2.23 billion total