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

Imports: Transmission shafts, bearings, gears

Transmission shafts, bearings, gears, the No. 50 import by value totaled $763.8 million for the month of December, $9.6 billion through December 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$1.85 B
2Germany$1.35 B
3Japan$1.31 B
4Mexico$748.1 M
5Canada$746.44 M
6Italy$690.34 M
7India$550.77 M
8South Korea$333.21 M
9France$291.23 M
10Poland$218.41 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $9.6 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $966,846,874
2Chicago O’Hare International Airport $836,012,742
3Port of Newark $821,447,458
4Port Laredo $600,058,734
5Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $572,010,027
6Port of Charleston $515,355,311
7Port of Virginia $508,947,270
8Port of Long Beach $494,482,795
9Port of Savannah, Ga. $386,820,949
10Port of Mobile, Ala. $335,599,848

U.S. imports of Transmission shafts, bearings, gears increased 9.25 percent through December to $9.6 billion

U.S. imports of Transmission shafts, bearings, gears increased 9.25 percent from $8.78 billion to $9.6 billion in 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 50 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 51 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 December of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Canada. 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $1,850,395,566
2Germany $1,353,220,375
3Japan $1,309,279,721
4Mexico $748,104,539
5Canada $746,439,417
6Italy $690,337,918
7India $550,769,578
8South Korea $333,208,703
9France $291,233,778
10Poland $218,413,195

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Chicago $363,397,966
2Detroit $213,742,918
3Cleveland $203,650,636
4New York City $181,722,417
5Laredo $152,749,716
6New Orleans $140,004,140
7Atlanta/Savannah $110,136,849
8Jacksonville/Tampa $108,688,699
9Charleston $103,155,378
10Los Angeles $95,840,395

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles rose 9.23 percent compared to last year to $966.85 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 12.05 percent compared to last year to $836.01 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 38.79 percent compared to last year to $821.45 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 6.12 percent compared to last year to $600.06 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 3.31 percent compared to last year to $572.01 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 $15.43 million, 0.84 percent, (19.28 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Germany increased $160.61 million, 13.47 percent, (14.1 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan increased $44.4 million, 3.51 percent, (13.64 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Mexico increased $26.48 million, 3.67 percent, (7.8 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Canada increased $5.18 million, 0.7 percent, (7.78 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 62.61 percent of all these Transmission shafts, bearings, gears imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $6.01 billion of the $9.6 billion total.

All totaled, 39.56 percent of all these Transmission shafts, bearings, gears imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $3.8 billion of the $9.6 billion total