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

Imports: Air conditioning machines

Air conditioning machines, the No. 53 import by value totaled $533.62 million for the month of November, $8.45 billion through November of 2019, and $9.06 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
1Mexico$3.81 B
2China$2.43 B
3Canada$537.65 M
4Thailand$431.17 M
5Japan$358.43 M
6South Korea$258.59 M
7Germany$111.24 M
8France$52.54 M
9Malaysia$50.95 M
10United Kingdom$50.52 M
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January – November 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $8.45 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $2,862,479,556
2Port of Los Angeles $881,285,402
3Port of Savannah, Ga. $673,951,856
4Port of Houston $436,508,018
5Port of Newark $370,258,679
6Port of Long Beach $300,078,431
7Pharr International Bridge in Texas $281,847,209
8El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $272,055,385
9Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $162,329,812
10Port of Virginia $153,223,548

U.S. imports of Air conditioning machines increased 2.90 percent through November to $8.45 billion

U.S. imports of Air conditioning machines increased 2.90 percent from $8.22 billion to $8.45 billion through the first 11 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 53 through November among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 54 for the last full year with a total value of $9.06 billion, a $1.22 billion, 15.53 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through November of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 China, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Thailand and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Port of Newark.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 China, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of Houston.

January – November 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $3,810,480,549
2China $2,434,251,938
3Canada $537,653,397
4Thailand $431,172,491
5Japan $358,428,728
6South Korea $258,587,993
7Germany $111,237,956
8France $52,539,541
9Malaysia $50,950,197
10United Kingdom $50,520,797

January – November 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $882,750,079
2Los Angeles $361,747,929
3Atlanta/Savannah $195,168,109
4New York City $171,482,825
5Houston $148,259,863
6Chicago $126,285,020
7El Paso $121,377,004
8Detroit $108,003,667
9Seattle $93,391,936
10San Diego $66,023,983

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 11 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo rose 8.05 percent compared to last year to $2.86 billion.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 13.07 percent compared to last year to $881.29 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 47.45 percent compared to last year to $673.95 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 17.36 percent compared to last year to $436.51 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 23.7 percent compared to last year to $370.26 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 Mexico increased $218.73 million, 6.09 percent, (45.07 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China decreased $283.97 million, 10.45 percent, (28.79 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Canada increased $84.13 million, 18.55 percent, (6.36 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Thailand increased $135.89 million, 46.02 percent, (5.1 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Japan increased $49.28 million, 15.94 percent, (4.24 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 89.56 percent of all these Air conditioning machines imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through November of this year. That is equal to $7.57 billion of the $8.45 billion total.

All totaled, 61.79 percent of all these Air conditioning machines imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through November of this year. That is equal to $5.22 billion of the $8.45 billion total