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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through October 2018.

Imports: Motor vehicle parts

Motor vehicle parts, the No. 7 import by value totaled $6.48 billion for the month of October, $58.45 billion through October of 2018, and $65.06 billion for all of 2017, 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$20.74 B
2China$9.02 B
3Canada$7.97 B
4Japan$6.68 B
5Germany$3.84 B
6South Korea$3.44 B
7Taiwan$1.37 B
8India$995.57 M
9Italy$609.54 M
10Thailand$387.49 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $58.45 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $13,593,672,583
2Port of Los Angeles $7,297,234,800
3Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $7,076,770,407
4Port of Long Beach $2,667,331,667
5Port of Savannah, Ga. $2,647,358,840
6Port of Charleston $2,527,581,448
7Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $2,410,386,267
8Port of Tacoma, Wash. $2,265,223,921
9Port of Newark $1,939,555,565
10El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $1,625,828,099

U.S. imports of Motor vehicle parts increased 6.86 percent through October to $58.45 billion

U.S. imports of Motor vehicle parts increased 6.86 percent from $54.7 billion to $58.45 billion through the first 10 months of 2018 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 October 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 $65.06 billion, a $7.93 million, 0.01 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 China, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of Long Beach 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 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of Charleston and No. 5 Port of Tacoma, Wash..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $20,736,296,670
2China $9,020,418,528
3Canada $7,966,136,415
4Japan $6,684,332,413
5Germany $3,844,041,923
6South Korea $3,438,618,073
7Taiwan $1,371,269,839
8India $995,569,096
9Italy $609,539,015
10Thailand $387,489,376

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $3,351,937,569
2Detroit $2,164,856,075
3Los Angeles $837,734,218
4Cleveland $795,172,855
5Chicago $547,209,679
6Atlanta/Savannah $501,986,109
7Charleston $477,928,980
8New Orleans $343,646,605
9El Paso $323,964,069
10New York City $263,261,369

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo rose 11.46 percent compared to last year to $13.59 billion.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 5.31 percent compared to last year to $7.3 billion.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 8.96 percent compared to last year to $7.08 billion.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 8.53 percent compared to last year to $2.67 billion.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 11.63 percent compared to last year to $2.65 billion.

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 $1.54 billion, 8.01 percent, (35.48 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China increased $1.18 billion, 15.01 percent, (15.43 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Canada increased $604.26 million, 8.21 percent, (13.63 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Japan decreased $179.21 million, 2.61 percent, (11.44 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany decreased $37.35 million, 0.96 percent, (6.58 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 82.55 percent of all these Motor vehicle parts imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $48.25 billion of the $58.45 billion total.

All totaled, 56.94 percent of all these Motor vehicle parts imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $33.28 billion of the $58.45 billion total