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

Imports: Miscellaneous machinery

Miscellaneous machinery, the No. 678 import by value totaled $13.63 million for the month of September, $162.26 million through September of 2019, and $414.01 million 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
1Singapore$33.57 M
2Germany$25.2 M
3Finland$20.11 M
4Switzerland$11.28 M
5China$11.1 M
6Belgium$9.58 M
7France$8.81 M
8Italy$6.99 M
9Sweden$6.22 M
10Spain$4.94 M
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January – September 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $162.26 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of New Orleans $33,195,513
2Port of Newark $29,983,276
3John F. Kennedy International Airport $17,025,559
4Chicago O’Hare International Airport $9,261,149
5Port of Savannah, Ga. $8,052,369
6Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport $6,435,019
7Port of Los Angeles $5,788,412
8Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $5,260,880
9Port of Wilmington, N.C. $4,678,534
10International Port of Memphis, Tenn. $4,579,288

U.S. imports of Miscellaneous machinery decreased 53.93 percent through September to $162.26 million

U.S. imports of Miscellaneous machinery decreased 53.93 percent from $352.19 million to $162.26 million through the first nine 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 678 through September among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 491 for the last full year with a total value of $414.01 million, a $144.82 million, 53.80 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through September of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Singapore, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Finland, No. 4 Switzerland and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of New Orleans, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 4 Chicago O’Hare International Airport and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Singapore, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Finland, No. 4 China and No. 5 Italy. The leading gateways were No. 1 International Port of Memphis, Tenn., No. 2 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 4 Port of New Orleans and No. 5 Port of Oakland, Calif..

January – September 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Singapore $33,572,412
2Germany $25,199,863
3Finland $20,113,329
4Switzerland $11,277,078
5China $11,100,344
6Belgium $9,579,735
7France $8,813,521
8Italy $6,993,813
9Sweden $6,220,077
10Spain $4,943,438

January – September 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New Orleans $28,374,254
2New York City $18,059,530
3Atlanta/Savannah $7,970,114
4Chicago $5,838,482
5Charleston $4,418,879
6Houston $4,107,527
7Wilmington $3,999,824
8Cleveland $3,390,962
9San Diego $2,550,201
10San Francisco $2,311,682

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of New Orleans rose 69.35 percent compared to last year to $33.2 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 160.15 percent compared to last year to $29.98 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 59.57 percent compared to last year to $17.03 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 14.91 percent compared to last year to $9.26 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 56.34 percent compared to last year to $8.05 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 Singapore decreased $135.01 million, 80.09 percent, (20.69 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Germany decreased $26.4 million, 51.16 percent, (15.53 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Finland increased $118,893, 0.59 percent, (12.4 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Switzerland decreased $1.47 million, 11.53 percent, (6.95 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 China decreased $8.68 million, 43.89 percent, (6.84 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 62.41 percent of all these Miscellaneous machinery imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through September of this year. That is equal to $101.26 million of the $162.26 million total.

All totaled, 60.1 percent of all these Miscellaneous machinery imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through September of this year. That is equal to $97.52 million of the $162.26 million total

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