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

Exports: Rafts, buoys, other misc. floating structures

Rafts, buoys, other misc. floating structures, the No. 641 export by value totaled $14.09 million for the month of December, $160.5 million through December 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$27.77 M
2Canada$18.55 M
3Mexico$14.26 M
4Germany$14.01 M
5United Kingdom$12.14 M
6Brazil$7.83 M
7Norway$4.52 M
8China$3.58 M
9Australia$3.48 M
10Japan$3.17 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $160.5 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Los Angeles International Airport $25,730,845
2Miami International Airport $16,031,567
3Port of New Orleans $14,068,359
4John F. Kennedy International Airport $12,350,113
5Port of Long Beach $11,430,534
6Port of Houston $10,963,739
7Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Texas $7,156,723
8Port Laredo $5,441,207
9Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport $5,260,561
10Port of New York $2,981,382

U.S. exports of Rafts, buoys, other misc. floating structures decreased 2.44 percent through December to $160.5 million

U.S. exports of Rafts, buoys, other misc. floating structures decreased 2.44 percent from $164.52 million to $160.5 million in 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 641 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 626 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 December 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 John F. Kennedy International Airport and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Panama, No. 2 Taiwan, No. 3 Canada, 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Taiwan $27,771,490
2Canada $18,546,342
3Mexico $14,263,682
4Germany $14,009,228
5United Kingdom $12,136,080
6Brazil $7,832,423
7Norway $4,524,642
8China $3,584,502
9Australia $3,478,754
10Japan $3,167,545

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1LOS ANGELES, CA $20,963,880
2NEW YORK CITY, NY $10,737,746
3MIAMI, FL $10,041,872
4NEW ORLEANS, LA $7,421,424
5HOUSTON-GALVESTON, TX $3,872,814
6SEATTLE, WA $2,794,384
7SAVANNAH, GA $2,540,432
8LAREDO, TX $1,519,222
9PEMBINA, ND $1,392,704
10DETROIT, MI $1,348,908

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Los Angeles International Airport rose 16.98 percent compared to last year to $25.73 million.
  • Miami International Airport rose 14.6 percent compared to last year to $16.03 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 58.85 percent compared to last year to $14.07 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 3.19 percent compared to last year to $12.35 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 34.23 percent compared to last year to $11.43 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 $6.18 million, 28.61 percent, (17.3 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $64,680, 0.35 percent, (11.56 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Mexico increased $5.25 million, 58.28 percent, (8.89 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Germany increased $3.85 million, 37.9 percent, (8.73 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 United Kingdom decreased $2.21 million, 15.4 percent, (7.56 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 54.03 percent of all these Rafts, buoys, other misc. floating structures exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $86.73 million of the $160.5 million total.

All totaled, 49.6 percent of all these Rafts, buoys, other misc. floating structures exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $79.61 million of the $160.5 million total