Countries Texas imports the most goods from

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July 23, 2021
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Countries Texas imports the most goods from

The U.S. in 2020 imported $2.8 trillion of goods and services, down $294.5 billion from 2019 largely due to the coronavirus pandemic. As the economy has recovered, imports have expanded and the U.S. trade deficit has widened. In May, the foreign-trade gap in goods and services grew by 3.1% over the month prior to a seasonally adjusted $71.2 billion.

All U.S. states import goods from around the world, bringing in products necessary for state industry, recreation, and tourism. But what is imported—and from where—varies from state to state. Stacker compiled a list of countries that Texas imports the most goods from using data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Countries are ranked by the highest value of imports in 2020 with Texas. Keep reading to see where your state is importing the most goods from.

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#30. Belgium

- Imports: $677.4 million
- Largest imports:
--- Organic Chemicals ($124.0 million)
--- Pharmaceutical Products ($101.1 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($80.4 million)

- Total trade: $1.4 billion ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $677.4 million
- Largest exports:
--- Organic Chemicals ($1.3 billion)
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($1.0 billion)
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($476.0 million)
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#29. Austria

- Imports: $818.1 million
- Largest imports:
--- Vehicles, Except Railway Or Tramway, And Parts Etc ($239.1 million)
--- Beverages, Spirits And Vinegar ($171.2 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($109.2 million)

- Total trade: $1.6 billion ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $818.1 million
- Largest exports:
--- Iron And Steel ($32.0 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($24.3 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($20.4 million)
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#28. Slovakia

- Imports: $842.5 million
- Largest imports:
--- Vehicles, Except Railway Or Tramway, And Parts Etc ($787.4 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($13.0 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($12.0 million)

- Total trade: $1.7 billion ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $842.5 million
- Largest exports:
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($9.1 million)
--- Vehicles, Except Railway Or Tramway, And Parts Etc ($3.1 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($3.0 million)
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#27. Czech Republic

- Imports: $909.7 million
- Largest imports:
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($271.7 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($262.8 million)
--- Special Classification Provisions, Nesoi ($129.2 million)

- Total trade: $1.8 billion ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $909.7 million
- Largest exports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($283.7 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($227.9 million)
--- Aircraft, Spacecraft, And Parts Thereof ($12.1 million)
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#26. Switzerland

- Imports: $975.7 million
- Largest imports:
--- Nat Etc Pearls, Prec Etc Stones, Pr Met Etc; Coin ($226.4 million)
--- Clocks And Watches And Parts Thereof ($163.2 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($146.2 million)

- Total trade: $2.0 billion ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $975.7 million
- Largest exports:
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($150.6 million)
--- Nat Etc Pearls, Prec Etc Stones, Pr Met Etc; Coin ($81.1 million)
--- Aircraft, Spacecraft, And Parts Thereof ($58.7 million)

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#25. Israel

- Imports: $1.1 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($274.2 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($227.4 million)
--- Tools, Cutlery Etc. Of Base Metal & Parts Thereof ($122.8 million)

- Total trade: $2.3 billion ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $1.1 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($301.3 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($193.7 million)
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($154.2 million)
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#24. Singapore

- Imports: $1.1 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($370.1 million)
--- Special Classification Provisions, Nesoi ($264.0 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($255.3 million)

- Total trade: $2.3 billion ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $1.1 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($1.8 billion)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($740.0 million)
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($566.5 million)
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#23. Indonesia

- Imports: $1.2 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($326.4 million)
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($135.7 million)
--- Furniture; Bedding Etc; Lamps Nesoi Etc; Prefab Bd ($76.7 million)

- Total trade: $2.4 billion ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $1.2 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($1.1 billion)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($188.0 million)
--- Organic Chemicals ($102.4 million)
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#22. Turkey

- Imports: $1.3 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Vehicles, Except Railway Or Tramway, And Parts Etc ($253.6 million)
--- Nat Etc Pearls, Prec Etc Stones, Pr Met Etc; Coin ($139.2 million)
--- Iron And Steel ($121.2 million)

- Total trade: $2.6 billion ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $1.3 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($406.6 million)
--- Organic Chemicals ($354.5 million)
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($279.8 million)
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#21. Netherlands

- Imports: $1.4 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($270.1 million)
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($157.6 million)
--- Organic Chemicals ($137.5 million)

- Total trade: $2.7 billion ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $1.4 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($5.6 billion)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($937.4 million)
--- Organic Chemicals ($634.6 million)

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#20. Spain

- Imports: $1.4 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($371.5 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($298.4 million)
--- Articles Of Iron Or Steel ($161.1 million)

- Total trade: $2.8 billion ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $1.4 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($1.9 billion)
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($131.2 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($105.7 million)
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#19. Colombia

- Imports: $2.5 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($1.9 billion)
--- Nat Etc Pearls, Prec Etc Stones, Pr Met Etc; Coin ($359.2 million)
--- Coffee, Tea, Mate & Spices ($83.0 million)

- Total trade: $5.1 billion ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $2.5 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($1.9 billion)
--- Organic Chemicals ($634.3 million)
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($400.1 million)
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#18. France

- Imports: $2.6 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($745.9 million)
--- Beverages, Spirits And Vinegar ($275.5 million)
--- Essential Oils Etc; Perfumery, Cosmetic Etc Preps ($208.9 million)

- Total trade: $5.2 billion ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $2.6 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($2.0 billion)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($361.8 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($317.5 million)
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#17. Ireland

- Imports: $2.9 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Pharmaceutical Products ($2.1 billion)
--- Essential Oils Etc; Perfumery, Cosmetic Etc Preps ($491.9 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($119.6 million)

- Total trade: $5.8 billion ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $2.9 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($684.8 million)
--- Aircraft, Spacecraft, And Parts Thereof ($258.4 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($123.3 million)
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#16. Brazil

- Imports: $3.1 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($397.1 million)
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($344.0 million)
--- Wood And Articles Of Wood; Wood Charcoal ($239.4 million)

- Total trade: $6.2 billion ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $3.1 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($5.8 billion)
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($915.1 million)
--- Organic Chemicals ($751.4 million)

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#15. Thailand

- Imports: $3.3 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($1.0 billion)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($1.0 billion)
--- Rubber And Articles Thereof ($438.7 million)

- Total trade: $6.6 billion ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $3.3 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($1.3 billion)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($513.2 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($130.5 million)
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#14. Saudi Arabia

- Imports: $3.3 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($3.2 billion)
--- Organic Chemicals ($35.8 million)
--- Special Classification Provisions, Nesoi ($32.7 million)

- Total trade: $6.7 billion ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $3.3 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Vehicles, Except Railway Or Tramway, And Parts Etc ($560.9 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($471.0 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($119.8 million)
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#13. Italy

- Imports: $3.4 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($970.8 million)
--- Aircraft, Spacecraft, And Parts Thereof ($317.7 million)
--- Articles Of Iron Or Steel ($232.8 million)

- Total trade: $6.8 billion ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $3.4 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($2.3 billion)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($257.6 million)
--- Aircraft, Spacecraft, And Parts Thereof ($223.3 million)
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#12. Russia

- Imports: $3.5 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($3.1 billion)
--- Fertilizers ($78.1 million)
--- Aluminum And Articles Thereof ($70.9 million)

- Total trade: $7.0 billion ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $3.5 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($243.9 million)
--- Optic, Photo Etc, Medic Or Surgical Instrments Etc ($108.9 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($44.6 million)
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#11. India

- Imports: $3.6 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($606.4 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($597.7 million)
--- Articles Of Iron Or Steel ($258.5 million)

- Total trade: $7.2 billion ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $3.6 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($4.1 billion)
--- Organic Chemicals ($881.4 million)
--- Beverages, Spirits And Vinegar ($292.8 million)

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#10. United Kingdom

- Imports: $3.9 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($835.0 million)
--- Aircraft, Spacecraft, And Parts Thereof ($492.7 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($394.9 million)

- Total trade: $7.7 billion ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $3.9 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($4.7 billion)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($612.9 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($435.3 million)
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#9. Taiwan

- Imports: $4.5 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($1.9 billion)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($1.1 billion)
--- Articles Of Iron Or Steel ($245.7 million)

- Total trade: $8.9 billion ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $4.5 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($3.0 billion)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($1.6 billion)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($1.4 billion)
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#8. Germany

- Imports: $6.3 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($1.6 billion)
--- Vehicles, Except Railway Or Tramway, And Parts Etc ($1.5 billion)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($512.4 million)

- Total trade: $12.6 billion ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $6.3 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($1.5 billion)
--- Pharmaceutical Products ($646.1 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($585.2 million)
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#7. Korea, South

- Imports: $6.5 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($2.3 billion)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($1.3 billion)
--- Articles Of Iron Or Steel ($528.1 million)

- Total trade: $12.9 billion ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $6.5 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($5.3 billion)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($2.6 billion)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($1.6 billion)
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#6. Malaysia

- Imports: $8.1 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($6.6 billion)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($511.4 million)
--- Furniture; Bedding Etc; Lamps Nesoi Etc; Prefab Bd ($236.3 million)

- Total trade: $16.1 billion ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $8.1 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($547.3 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($478.1 million)
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($199.9 million)

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#5. Vietnam

- Imports: $11.1 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($8.2 billion)
--- Furniture; Bedding Etc; Lamps Nesoi Etc; Prefab Bd ($756.2 million)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($448.8 million)

- Total trade: $22.1 billion ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $11.1 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Cotton, Including Yarn And Woven Fabric Thereof ($522.9 million)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($457.6 million)
--- Plastics And Articles Thereof ($254.8 million)
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#4. Canada

- Imports: $15.2 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($4.2 billion)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($1.5 billion)
--- Special Classification Provisions, Nesoi ($1.0 billion)

- Total trade: $30.3 billion ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $15.2 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($5.9 billion)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($2.9 billion)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($2.5 billion)
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#3. Japan

- Imports: $20.3 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Vehicles, Except Railway Or Tramway, And Parts Etc ($15.3 billion)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($1.8 billion)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($1.0 billion)

- Total trade: $40.6 billion ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $20.3 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($4.9 billion)
--- Organic Chemicals ($1.2 billion)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($1.0 billion)
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#2. China

- Imports: $28.4 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($9.6 billion)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($6.0 billion)
--- Furniture; Bedding Etc; Lamps Nesoi Etc; Prefab Bd ($1.4 billion)

- Total trade: $56.8 billion ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $28.4 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($6.3 billion)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($2.4 billion)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($1.7 billion)
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#1. Mexico

- Imports: $88.7 billion
- Largest imports:
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($22.7 billion)
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($19.6 billion)
--- Vehicles, Except Railway Or Tramway, And Parts Etc ($11.9 billion)

- Total trade: $177.3 billion ($-0 trade deficit)
- Exports: $88.7 billion
- Largest exports:
--- Electric Machinery Etc; Sound Equip; Tv Equip; Pts ($19.2 billion)
--- Mineral Fuel, Oil Etc.; Bitumin Subst; Mineral Wax ($18.6 billion)
--- Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery Etc.; Parts ($15.9 billion)

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