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

Imports: Washing machines

Washing machines, the No. 236 import by value totaled $74.94 million for the month of August, $1.05 billion through August of 2019, and $1.33 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
1Vietnam$202.04 M
2Mexico$199.76 M
3Thailand$195.68 M
4China$184.27 M
5South Korea$142.86 M
6Germany$41.39 M
7Sweden$21.38 M
8Spain$16.72 M
9Italy$11.78 M
10Czech Republic$9.21 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.05 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $324,015,436
2Port of Newark $164,641,879
3El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $103,622,058
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $97,134,998
5Port of Long Beach $79,362,162
6Port Laredo $77,297,172
7Port of Charleston $60,580,590
8Port of Virginia $31,737,495
9Port of Jacksonville, Fla. $16,097,551
10Port of Tacoma, Wash. $13,501,680

U.S. imports of Washing machines increased 12.86 percent through August to $1.05 billion

U.S. imports of Washing machines increased 12.86 percent from $929.23 million to $1.05 billion through the first eight 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 236 through August among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 265 for the last full year with a total value of $1.33 billion, a $642.59 million, 32.59 percent decreased from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Vietnam, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Thailand, No. 4 China and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Vietnam, No. 2 Thailand, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 China and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Vietnam $202,041,158
2Mexico $199,764,421
3Thailand $195,676,776
4China $184,267,773
5South Korea $142,860,602
6Germany $41,393,219
7Sweden $21,375,803
8Spain $16,719,236
9Italy $11,775,412
10Czech Republic $9,209,777

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $176,747,421
2El Paso $54,068,790
3New York City $39,954,964
4Laredo $25,459,960
5Chicago $24,529,661
6Charleston $14,546,174
7Atlanta/Savannah $9,039,599
8Norfolk $8,968,175
9Cleveland $4,113,207
10Seattle $3,888,342

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles fell 19.03 percent compared to last year to $324.02 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 28.94 percent compared to last year to $164.64 million.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas fell 10.24 percent compared to last year to $103.62 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 217.93 percent compared to last year to $97.13 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 30.62 percent compared to last year to $79.36 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 Vietnam increased $4.23 million, 2.14 percent, (19.26 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico increased $26.48 million, 15.28 percent, (19.05 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Thailand increased $9.94 million, 5.35 percent, (18.66 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 China increased $64.16 million, 53.41 percent, (17.57 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 South Korea increased $37.36 million, 35.41 percent, (13.62 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 88.16 percent of all these Washing machines imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $924.61 million of the $1.05 billion total.

All totaled, 73.3 percent of all these Washing machines imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $768.78 million of the $1.05 billion total