Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through May 2020.

Exports: Vessels for transporting people, goods

Vessels for transporting people, goods, the No. 888 export by value totaled $4.34 million for the month of May, $14.02 million through May of 2020, and $134.54 million for all of 2019, 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
1Canada$7.05 M
2Spain$2 M
3Cayman Islands$1.2 M
4Hungary$810,370
5Colombia$800,000
6Greece$639,213
7Panama$380,000
8British Virgin Islands$375,000
9Brazil$326,385
10Bahamas$181,635
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U.S. exports of Vessels for transporting people, goods decreased 85.80 percent through May to $14.02 million

U.S. exports of Vessels for transporting people, goods decreased 85.80 percent from $98.71 million to $14.02 million through the first five months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 888 through May among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 540 for the last full year with a total value of $134.54 million, a $64 million, 90.72 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through May of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Trinidad and Tobago and No. 5 Colombia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Seattle, Wash., No. 2 Port of Green Bay, Wisc., No. 3 Port Everglades, Fla., No. 4 Port of Morgan City, La. and No. 5 Port of New Orleans.

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 India, No. 4 Kazakhstan and No. 5 Honduras. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Morgan City, La., No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of Gulfport, Miss., No. 4 Port of Wilmington, Dela. and No. 5 Port of Tacoma, Wash..

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Seattle, Wash. rose 33.9 percent compared to last year to $4.1 million.
  • Port of Green Bay, Wisc. totaled $2.83 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Port Everglades, Fla. rose 1261.88 percent compared to last year to $2.07 million.
  • Port of Morgan City, La. fell 97.93 percent compared to last year to $1.56 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 3318.8 percent compared to last year to $1.2 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 from No. 1 Mexico increased $87.77 million, 700.59 percent, (715.35 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 2 Canada decreased $20.11 million, 58.71 percent, (100.85 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 3 Japan increased $7.95 million, 200647 percent, (56.7 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 4 Trinidad and Tobago increased $3.22 million, 54459 percent, (23.03 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 5 Colombia increased $2.68 million, 3253.34 percent, (19.7 percent market share).

All totaled, 95.42 percent of all these Vessels for transporting people, goods exports from the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $128.38 million of the $134.54 million total.

All totaled, 83.83 percent of all these Vessels for transporting people, goods exports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $11.75 million of the $14.02 million total