Current data is through December 2019.

Exports: Rafts, buoys, other misc. floating structures

Rafts, buoys, other misc. floating structures, the No. 642 export by value totaled $11.59 million for the month of December, $151.64 million in 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

RankCountry2019
1Taiwan$23.6 M
2United Kingdom$23.19 M
3Canada$18.74 M
4Mexico$11.11 M
5Germany$9.18 M
6Australia$5.45 M
7Brazil$4.57 M
8China$4.39 M
9Bahamas$3.83 M
10Norway$2.49 M
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U.S. exports of Rafts, buoys, other misc. floating structures decreased 5.52 percent through December 2019 to $151.64 million

U.S. exports of Rafts, buoys, other misc. floating structures decreased 5.52 percent from $160.5 million to $151.64 million in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 642 in 2019 among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 641 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 December of 2019 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 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 2 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 3 Miami International Airport, No. 4 Port of New Orleans and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

In the last previous full 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 John F. Kennedy International Airport and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

January – December 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Taiwan $23,600,011
2United Kingdom $23,187,780
3Canada $18,735,801
4Mexico $11,105,128
5Germany $9,182,968
6Australia $5,454,882
7Brazil $4,568,527
8China $4,392,996
9Bahamas $3,832,041
10Norway $2,493,052

January – December 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 of 2019 were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 59.57 percent compared to last year to $19.71 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport fell 31.34 percent compared to last year to $17.67 million.
  • Miami International Airport fell 7.71 percent compared to last year to $14.8 million.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 6.35 percent compared to last year to $13.17 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 3.03 percent compared to last year to $11.08 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 $4.17 million, 15.02 percent, (15.56 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 United Kingdom increased $11.05 million, 91.06 percent, (15.29 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Canada increased $189,459, 1.02 percent, (12.36 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Mexico decreased $3.16 million, 22.14 percent, (7.32 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Germany decreased $4.83 million, 34.45 percent, (6.06 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 56.59 percent of all these Rafts, buoys, other misc. floating structures exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets in 2019. That is equal to $85.81 million of the $151.64 million total.

All totaled, 50.4 percent of all these Rafts, buoys, other misc. floating structures exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports in 2019. That is equal to $76.43 million of the $151.64 million total