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

Imports: Washing machines

Washing machines, the No. 265 import by value totaled $92.8 million for the month of October, $1.19 billion through October of 2018, and $1.97 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
1Vietnam$261.12 M
2Thailand$233.46 M
3Mexico$219.6 M
4China$154.75 M
5South Korea$142.81 M
6Germany$65.55 M
7Sweden$28.83 M
8Spain$16.7 M
9Czech Republic$15.28 M
10Italy$12.3 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.19 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $507,226,452
2Port of Newark $159,499,689
3El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $139,731,786
4Port of Long Beach $78,255,501
5Port Laredo $70,616,677
6Port of Savannah, Ga. $49,899,393
7Port of Virginia $35,505,907
8Port of Charleston $30,947,564
9Chicago O’Hare International Airport $21,649,905
10Port of New York $17,167,571

U.S. imports of Washing machines decreased 19.56 percent through October to $1.19 billion

U.S. imports of Washing machines decreased 19.56 percent from $1.47 billion to $1.19 billion through the first 10 months of 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 265 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 213 for the last full year with a total value of $1.97 billion, a $309.64 million, 18.63 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October 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 Newark, No. 3 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 4 Port of Long Beach and No. 5 Port Laredo.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Vietnam, No. 2 Thailand, 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 of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Vietnam $261,119,253
2Thailand $233,461,354
3Mexico $219,601,829
4China $154,754,202
5South Korea $142,810,859
6Germany $65,552,113
7Sweden $28,830,690
8Spain $16,701,583
9Czech Republic $15,283,655
10Italy $12,301,856

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $140,132,932
2El Paso $25,460,224
3New York City $16,337,659
4Chicago $12,855,594
5Laredo $7,033,337
6Charleston $6,976,890
7Norfolk $5,330,006
8Atlanta/Savannah $3,664,028
9Cleveland $2,393,841
10Seattle $1,996,287

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles fell 23.63 percent compared to last year to $507.23 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 3.99 percent compared to last year to $159.5 million.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas rose 1.89 percent compared to last year to $139.73 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 28.78 percent compared to last year to $78.26 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 14.32 percent compared to last year to $70.62 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 decreased $215.28 million, 45.19 percent, (22.03 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Thailand decreased $91.86 million, 28.24 percent, (19.7 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico decreased $6.05 million, 2.68 percent, (18.53 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 China increased $48.25 million, 45.3 percent, (13.06 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 South Korea decreased $45.73 million, 24.26 percent, (12.05 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 85.37 percent of all these Washing machines imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $1.01 billion of the $1.19 billion total.

All totaled, 80.61 percent of all these Washing machines imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $955.33 million of the $1.19 billion total