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

Exports: Motorboats and yachts

Motorboats and yachts, the No. 175 export by value totaled $94.47 million for the month of May, $572.23 million through May of 2020, and $1.69 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 Markets

RankCountryYTD
1Canada$158.43 M
2Mexico$68.28 M
3Japan$54.67 M
4Bahamas$46.24 M
5Spain$30.17 M
6Cayman Islands$23.63 M
7Italy$20.05 M
8Australia$16.62 M
9Belgium$13.32 M
10Germany$12.64 M
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U.S. exports of Motorboats and yachts decreased 34.62 percent through May to $572.23 million

U.S. exports of Motorboats and yachts decreased 34.62 percent from $875.29 million to $572.23 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 175 through May among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 142 for the last full year with a total value of $1.69 billion, a $82.99 million, 5.15 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through May of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Bahamas, No. 4 Costa Rica and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Everglades, Fla., No. 2 Port of Palm Beach, Fla., No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of Charleston.

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Italy, No. 4 Australia and No. 5 Spain. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Everglades, Fla., No. 2 Port of Palm Beach, Fla., No. 3 Port of Charleston, No. 4 Port of Jacksonville, Fla. and No. 5 Port Miami.

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:

  • Port Everglades, Fla. fell 10.78 percent compared to last year to $177.85 million.
  • Port of Palm Beach, Fla. fell 74.83 percent compared to last year to $57.35 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 10.32 percent compared to last year to $45.65 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 34.89 percent compared to last year to $32.56 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 16.84 percent compared to last year to $23.67 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. exports from No. 1 Canada decreased $48.21 million, 8.88 percent, (86.45 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 2 Mexico increased $40.96 million, 22.8 percent, (38.56 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 3 Bahamas increased $149.32 million, 820.09 percent, (29.28 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 4 Costa Rica increased $15.46 million, 25.28 percent, (13.39 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 5 Japan increased $5.52 million, 10.1 percent, (10.52 percent market share).

All totaled, 60.2 percent of all these Motorboats and yachts exports from the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $1.02 billion of the $1.69 billion total.

All totaled, 58.9 percent of all these Motorboats and yachts exports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $337.07 million of the $572.23 million total