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

Exports: Rafts, buoys, other misc. floating structures

Rafts, buoys, other misc. floating structures, the No. 656 export by value totaled $12.85 million for the month of March, $35.08 million through March of 2019, and $160.5 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
1Taiwan$7.19 M
2Canada$5.56 M
3United Kingdom$4.72 M
4Germany$2.44 M
5Bahamas$2.14 M
6Mexico$1.76 M
7Australia$1.21 M
8Brazil$1.14 M
9Norway$639,864
10Spain$631,777
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U.S. exports of Rafts, buoys, other misc. floating structures decreased 16.41 percent through March to $35.08 million

U.S. exports of Rafts, buoys, other misc. floating structures decreased 16.41 percent from $41.97 million to $35.08 million through the first three 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 656 through March 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 $160.5 million, a $4.02 million, 2.44 percent decrease from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Taiwan, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Bahamas. The leading gateways were No. 1 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 2 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 3 Port of Long Beach, No. 4 Port of New Orleans and No. 5 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash..

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

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Taiwan $7,185,475
2Canada $5,555,879
3United Kingdom $4,722,992
4Germany $2,442,868
5Bahamas $2,139,388
6Mexico $1,758,536
7Australia $1,214,591
8Brazil $1,135,193
9Norway $639,864
10Spain $631,777

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $12,356,810
2Miami $7,310,770
3New York City $6,409,631
4New Orleans $4,818,073
5Houston $3,381,946
6Atlanta/Savannah $2,320,903
7Seattle $1,552,248
8Laredo $1,234,978
9San Francisco $1,208,070
10Norfolk $1,064,860

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Los Angeles International Airport fell 27.36 percent compared to last year to $5.67 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 66.73 percent compared to last year to $3.54 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 57.43 percent compared to last year to $3.22 million.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 12.99 percent compared to last year to $2.48 million.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. rose 171.42 percent compared to last year to $2.12 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 decreased $4.96 million, 40.81 percent, (20.48 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada increased $1.65 million, 42.16 percent, (15.84 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 United Kingdom increased $1.6 million, 51.24 percent, (13.46 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Germany decreased $481,748, 16.47 percent, (6.96 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Bahamas increased $1.84 million, 626.11 percent, (6.1 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 62.84 percent of all these Rafts, buoys, other misc. floating structures exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $22.05 million of the $35.08 million total.

All totaled, 48.53 percent of all these Rafts, buoys, other misc. floating structures exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $17.03 million of the $35.08 million total