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

Imports: Washing machines

Washing machines, the No. 212 import by value totaled $228.69 million for the month of February, $290.85 million through February 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$91.77 M
2Thailand$61.67 M
3Mexico$45.79 M
4China$35.07 M
5South Korea$34.22 M
6Germany$7.73 M
7Sweden$3.71 M
8Spain$2.82 M
9Italy$1.7 M
10Poland$1.26 M
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $290.85 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $84,624,097
2Port of Savannah, Ga. $56,225,000
3Port of Newark $43,421,923
4El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $26,957,677
5Port of Long Beach $25,933,242
6Port Laredo $16,979,744
7Port of Charleston $9,177,998
8Port of Virginia $5,522,618
9Port of Jacksonville, Fla. $4,014,673
10Port of Houston $2,470,448

U.S. imports of Washing machines increased 28.25 percent through February to $290.85 million

U.S. imports of Washing machines increased 28.25 percent from $226.78 million to $290.85 million through the first two 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 212 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 260 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 February of this year the leading 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 Savannah, Ga., No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Thailand, No. 2 Vietnam, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 China. 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 – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Vietnam $91,771,047
2Thailand $61,669,398
3Mexico $45,789,087
4China $35,070,517
5South Korea $34,217,356
6Germany $7,729,834
7Sweden $3,707,738
8Spain $2,820,402
9Italy $1,703,119
10Poland $1,262,813

January – February 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 two months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles fell 34.69 percent compared to last year to $84.62 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 1452.81 percent compared to last year to $56.23 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 110.06 percent compared to last year to $43.42 million.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas rose 7.03 percent compared to last year to $26.96 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 90.77 percent compared to last year to $25.93 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 $35.21 million, 62.26 percent, (31.55 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Thailand decreased $963,566, 1.54 percent, (21.2 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico increased $13.42 million, 41.46 percent, (15.74 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 China increased $14.22 million, 68.23 percent, (12.06 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 South Korea increased $9.4 million, 37.88 percent, (11.76 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 92.32 percent of all these Washing machines imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $268.52 million of the $290.85 million total.

All totaled, 81.54 percent of all these Washing machines imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $237.16 million of the $290.85 million total