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

Imports: Motor vehicle parts

Motor vehicle parts, the No. 7 import by value totaled $5.6 billion for the month of February, $11.13 billion through February of 2020, and $68.01 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
1Mexico$4.43 B
2Canada$1.58 B
3China$1.38 B
4Japan$1.07 B
5South Korea$693.74 M
6Germany$668.8 M
7Taiwan$296.29 M
8India$186.75 M
9Thailand$103.02 M
10Italy$95.56 M
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $11.13 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $3,045,781,166
2Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $1,355,680,943
3Port of Los Angeles $1,106,446,623
4Port of Charleston $593,748,878
5Port of Savannah, Ga. $544,818,379
6Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $458,999,842
7Port of Tacoma, Wash. $422,328,280
8Port of Newark $379,018,505
9El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $348,250,609
10Port of Long Beach $263,719,174

U.S. imports of Motor vehicle parts decreased 0.12 percent through February to $11.13 billion

U.S. imports of Motor vehicle parts decreased 0.12 percent from $11.14 billion to $11.13 billion through the first two 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 7 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 6 for the last full year with a total value of $68.01 billion, a $1.79 billion, 2.56 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of Charleston and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

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 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Port of Charleston.

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $4,425,452,518
2Canada $1,579,230,633
3China $1,379,698,255
4Japan $1,071,109,077
5South Korea $693,744,076
6Germany $668,796,110
7Taiwan $296,287,550
8India $186,750,441
9Thailand $103,021,843
10Italy $95,561,451

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $1,547,807,848
2Detroit $881,539,418
3Los Angeles $352,824,765
4Atlanta/Savannah $270,645,278
5Charleston $265,327,581
6Chicago $236,244,049
7Cleveland $226,419,324
8New York City $140,640,676
9El Paso $138,874,609
10New Orleans $114,638,207

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo rose 13.33 percent compared to last year to $3.05 billion.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 1.47 percent compared to last year to $1.36 billion.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 16.93 percent compared to last year to $1.11 billion.
  • Port of Charleston rose 18.16 percent compared to last year to $593.75 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 10.42 percent compared to last year to $544.82 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 $404.24 million, 10.05 percent, (39.77 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada increased $18.09 million, 1.16 percent, (14.19 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China decreased $287.24 million, 17.23 percent, (12.4 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Japan decreased $109.91 million, 9.31 percent, (9.63 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 South Korea decreased $20.35 million, 2.85 percent, (6.24 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 82.23 percent of all these Motor vehicle parts imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $9.15 billion of the $11.13 billion total.

All totaled, 59.74 percent of all these Motor vehicle parts imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $6.65 billion of the $11.13 billion total