Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through March 2020.

Imports: Misc. machinery for food and drink, parts

Misc. machinery for food and drink, parts, the No. 216 import by value totaled $164.2 million for the month of March, $394.67 million through March of 2020, and $1.47 billion for all of 2019, 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
1Germany$102.64 M
2Italy$49.92 M
3The Netherlands$49.18 M
4Denmark$29.07 M
5Canada$23.51 M
6Mexico$21.95 M
7China$21.08 M
8France$20.92 M
9Switzerland$11.83 M
10Japan$11.55 M
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January – March 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $394.67 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $69,442,100
2Port of Virginia $28,654,661
3Chicago O’Hare International Airport $27,805,221
4Port of Los Angeles $22,214,230
5Port Laredo $21,671,699
6Port of Baltimore, Md. $21,026,241
7Port of New York $20,290,612
8Port of New Orleans $19,391,235
9Port of Charleston $13,652,665
10Port of Houston $12,890,051

U.S. imports of Misc. machinery for food and drink, parts increased 17.91 percent through March to $394.67 million

U.S. imports of Misc. machinery for food and drink, parts increased 17.91 percent from $334.72 million to $394.67 million through the first three months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 216 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 263 for the last full year with a total value of $1.47 billion, a $32.2 million, 2.23 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Italy, No. 3 The Netherlands, No. 4 Denmark and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Virginia, No. 3 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Port Laredo.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 The Netherlands, No. 3 Italy, No. 4 China and No. 5 Denmark. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 Port of New Orleans.

January – March 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Germany $102,643,457
2Italy $49,915,230
3The Netherlands $49,179,040
4Denmark $29,070,302
5Canada $23,513,685
6Mexico $21,952,251
7China $21,081,625
8France $20,921,690
9Switzerland $11,831,853
10Japan $11,551,535

January – March 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $24,732,629
2Chicago $11,163,180
3Minneapolis $9,982,254
4Los Angeles $7,108,931
5Charleston $6,202,203
6Boston $5,529,379
7New Orleans $5,484,674
8Seattle $5,315,223
9Houston $5,240,811
10Cleveland $5,146,179

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark rose 31.42 percent compared to last year to $69.44 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 28.73 percent compared to last year to $28.65 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 26.67 percent compared to last year to $27.81 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 35.64 percent compared to last year to $22.21 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 124.45 percent compared to last year to $21.67 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 Germany increased $34.06 million, 49.67 percent, (26.01 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Italy increased $11.82 million, 31.02 percent, (12.65 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 The Netherlands increased $1.77 million, 3.73 percent, (12.46 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Denmark increased $1.53 million, 5.57 percent, (7.37 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Canada increased $187,030, 0.8 percent, (5.96 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 64.44 percent of all these Misc. machinery for food and drink, parts imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $254.32 million of the $394.67 million total.

All totaled, 43.02 percent of all these Misc. machinery for food and drink, parts imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $169.79 million of the $394.67 million total