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

Imports: Miscellaneous machinery

Miscellaneous machinery, the No. 683 import by value totaled $26.29 million for the month of May, $80.51 million through May of 2020, and $203.37 million 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
1Singapore$17.83 M
2Germany$16.32 M
3Finland$8.65 M
4Sweden$8.05 M
5United Kingdom$5.19 M
6France$4.91 M
7China$3.46 M
8Belgium$3.09 M
9Australia$2.63 M
10Croatia$1.63 M
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U.S. imports of Miscellaneous machinery decreased 18.86 percent through May to $80.51 million

U.S. imports of Miscellaneous machinery decreased 18.86 percent from $99.23 million to $80.51 million through the first five 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 683 through May among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 656 for the last full year with a total value of $203.37 million, a $210.63 million, 50.88 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through May of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Singapore, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Finland, No. 4 Sweden and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 2 Port of Long Beach, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Chicago O’Hare International Airport and No. 5 empty.

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 Singapore, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Finland, No. 4 China and No. 5 France. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of New Orleans, No. 3 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 4 Chicago O’Hare International Airport and No. 5 Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 94.66 percent compared to last year to $25.1 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 4285.35 percent compared to last year to $10.76 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 18.73 percent compared to last year to $7.77 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 12.75 percent compared to last year to $5.29 million.
  • empty totaled $4.37 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

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 Singapore decreased $12.03 million, 40.29 percent, (22.14 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Germany decreased $1.63 million, 9.06 percent, (20.27 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Finland decreased $2.3 million, 21.01 percent, (10.75 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Sweden increased $4.58 million, 131.92 percent, (10 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 United Kingdom increased $3.29 million, 172.68 percent, (6.45 percent market share).

All totaled, 69.61 percent of all these Miscellaneous machinery imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $56.04 million of the $80.51 million total.

All totaled, 66.19 percent of all these Miscellaneous machinery imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $53.29 million of the $80.51 million total