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

Exports: Rafts, buoys, other misc. floating structures

Rafts, buoys, other misc. floating structures, the No. 638 export by value totaled $10.56 million for the month of July, $91.21 million through July 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$16.37 M
2United Kingdom$13.94 M
3Canada$12.02 M
4Mexico$6.28 M
5Germany$6.14 M
6China$3.04 M
7Brazil$2.99 M
8Bahamas$2.23 M
9Australia$1.8 M
10Suriname$1.65 M
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U.S. exports of Rafts, buoys, other misc. floating structures decreased 5.04 percent through July to $91.21 million

U.S. exports of Rafts, buoys, other misc. floating structures decreased 5.04 percent from $96.05 million to $91.21 million through the first seven 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 638 through July among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 631 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 July of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Taiwan, No. 2 United Kingdom, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 2 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 3 Miami International Airport, No. 4 Port of Long Beach and No. 5 Port of New Orleans.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Taiwan, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 Mexico 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 – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Taiwan $16,367,882
2United Kingdom $13,935,334
3Canada $12,019,648
4Mexico $6,275,258
5Germany $6,144,857
6China $3,035,043
7Brazil $2,993,503
8Bahamas $2,234,885
9Australia $1,802,900
10Suriname $1,650,573

January – July 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 seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Los Angeles International Airport fell 28.83 percent compared to last year to $11.82 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 81.28 percent compared to last year to $10.55 million.
  • Miami International Airport rose 0.06 percent compared to last year to $8.47 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 15.62 percent compared to last year to $7.33 million.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 27.03 percent compared to last year to $5.82 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 $2.16 million, 11.67 percent, (17.95 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 United Kingdom increased $5.83 million, 71.88 percent, (15.28 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Canada increased $1.23 million, 11.37 percent, (13.18 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Mexico decreased $1.2 million, 16.1 percent, (6.88 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Germany decreased $189,766, 3 percent, (6.74 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 60.02 percent of all these Rafts, buoys, other misc. floating structures exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $54.74 million of the $91.21 million total.

All totaled, 48.21 percent of all these Rafts, buoys, other misc. floating structures exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $43.98 million of the $91.21 million total