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

Exports: Prefabricated buildings

Prefabricated buildings, the No. 378 export by value totaled $36.15 million for the month of August, $328.9 million through August of 2019, and $534.98 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 Markets

RankCountryYTD
1Canada$166.95 M
2Mexico$22.85 M
3United Kingdom$10.26 M
4Bahamas$8.85 M
5Jamaica$7.39 M
6Chile$7 M
7Japan$5.81 M
8Germany$4.91 M
9Denmark$3.95 M
10Belgium$3.73 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $328.9 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $30,285,183
2Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $29,439,318
3Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $27,451,228
4Port of Houston $23,206,927
5Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $22,546,743
6Port of New York $20,762,752
7Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $16,116,369
8Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. $13,673,654
9Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. $13,110,009
10Port Everglades, Fla. $12,518,696

U.S. exports of Prefabricated buildings decreased 8.65 percent through August to $328.9 million

U.S. exports of Prefabricated buildings decreased 8.65 percent from $360.05 million to $328.9 million through the first eight 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 378 through August among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 365 for the last full year with a total value of $534.98 million, a $67.02 million, 14.32 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 Bahamas and No. 5 Jamaica. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D., No. 3 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Bangladesh, No. 4 Algeria and No. 5 Trinidad and Tobago. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 3 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D., No. 4 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of New York.

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $166,952,285
2Mexico $22,846,021
3United Kingdom $10,264,210
4Bahamas $8,847,218
5Jamaica $7,386,379
6Chile $6,995,883
7Japan $5,809,963
8Germany $4,910,487
9Denmark $3,945,990
10Belgium $3,729,079

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $17,516,582
2Pembina, N.D. $15,241,802
3Seattle $13,070,819
4Buffalo $11,770,347
5New York City $11,508,557
6Laredo $10,858,212
7Miami $8,602,925
8Houston $8,455,682
9Los Angeles $8,448,982
10Great Falls, Mont. $7,651,383

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 1.73 percent compared to last year to $30.29 million.
  • Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. rose 6.27 percent compared to last year to $29.44 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 8.44 percent compared to last year to $27.45 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 29.87 percent compared to last year to $23.21 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 15.31 percent compared to last year to $22.55 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 to No. 1 Canada decreased $9.5 million, 5.38 percent, (50.76 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $6.18 million, 21.29 percent, (6.95 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 United Kingdom increased $4.32 million, 72.77 percent, (3.12 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Bahamas increased $4.48 million, 102.79 percent, (2.69 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Jamaica increased $5.59 million, 310.66 percent, (2.25 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 65.76 percent of all these Prefabricated buildings exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $216.3 million of the $328.9 million total.

All totaled, 40.42 percent of all these Prefabricated buildings exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $132.93 million of the $328.9 million total