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

Exports: Rafts, buoys, other misc. floating structures

Rafts, buoys, other misc. floating structures, the No. 643 export by value totaled $10.24 million for the month of October, $133.83 million through October of 2018, and $164.52 million 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 Markets

RankCountryYTD
1Taiwan$22.82 M
2Canada$16.16 M
3Mexico$12.01 M
4Germany$10.78 M
5United Kingdom$10.65 M
6Brazil$6.94 M
7Norway$4.35 M
8China$3.39 M
9Japan$2.88 M
10Gabon$2.61 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $133.83 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Los Angeles International Airport $21,535,878
2Miami International Airport $13,033,545
3Port of New Orleans $11,532,185
4Port of Houston $9,769,901
5Port of Long Beach $9,661,515
6John F. Kennedy International Airport $7,986,138
7Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Texas $6,697,200
8Port Laredo $4,855,402
9Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport $4,271,626
10Port of New York $2,689,164

U.S. exports of Rafts, buoys, other misc. floating structures decreased 5.56 percent through October to $133.83 million

U.S. exports of Rafts, buoys, other misc. floating structures decreased 5.56 percent from $141.71 million to $133.83 million 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 643 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 620 for the last full year with a total value of $164.52 million, a $2.07 million, 1.24 percent decrease from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Taiwan, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 2 Miami International Airport, No. 3 Port of New Orleans, No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Panama, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Taiwan, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Corpus Christi, Texas, No. 2 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 3 Miami International Airport, No. 4 John F. Kennedy International Airport and No. 5 Port of New Orleans.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Taiwan $22,822,184
2Canada $16,157,240
3Mexico $12,012,984
4Germany $10,784,729
5United Kingdom $10,646,357
6Brazil $6,941,644
7Norway $4,352,836
8China $3,389,718
9Japan $2,881,020
10Gabon $2,605,000

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $5,829,977
2Miami $3,524,729
3New Orleans $2,184,399
4New York City $1,747,512
5Houston $1,714,585
6Atlanta/Savannah $932,531
7Seattle $912,266
8Pembina, N.D. $550,593
9Laredo $526,064
10Detroit $439,827

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:

  • Los Angeles International Airport rose 21.17 percent compared to last year to $21.54 million.
  • Miami International Airport rose 21.02 percent compared to last year to $13.03 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 50.97 percent compared to last year to $11.53 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 59.83 percent compared to last year to $9.77 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 66.07 percent compared to last year to $9.66 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 Taiwan increased $6.9 million, 43.35 percent, (17.05 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $29,018, 0.18 percent, (12.07 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Mexico increased $5.03 million, 72.13 percent, (8.98 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Germany increased $2.15 million, 24.95 percent, (8.06 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 United Kingdom decreased $949,219, 8.19 percent, (7.95 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 54.11 percent of all these Rafts, buoys, other misc. floating structures exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $72.42 million of the $133.83 million total.

All totaled, 48.97 percent of all these Rafts, buoys, other misc. floating structures exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $65.53 million of the $133.83 million total