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

Imports: Commercial vehicles

Commercial vehicles, the No. 11 import by value totaled $2.96 billion for the month of October, $23.32 billion through October of 2018, and $26.37 billion 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 Sources

RankCountryYTD
1Mexico$18.67 B
2Canada$2.56 B
3Japan$706.85 M
4United Kingdom$394.98 M
5Spain$388.27 M
6Germany$275.49 M
7Sweden$162.32 M
8Brazil$57.81 M
9Argentina$34.84 M
10Thailand$12.46 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $23.32 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas $6,792,096,719
2Port Laredo $4,233,885,410
3Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $3,704,945,536
4Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $1,320,861,607
5Port of Baltimore, Md. $1,105,669,319
6El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $1,101,428,022
7Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $825,399,054
8Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif. $501,808,633
9Port of Jacksonville, Fla. $476,499,491
10Port of Newark $441,056,509

U.S. imports of Commercial vehicles increased 5.56 percent through October to $23.32 billion

U.S. imports of Commercial vehicles increased 5.56 percent from $22.09 billion to $23.32 billion through the first 10 months of 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 11 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 10 for the last full year with a total value of $26.37 billion, a $1.34 billion, 5.35 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 Spain. The leading gateways were No. 1 Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif., No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of Baltimore, Md..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Spain and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif., No. 4 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas and No. 5 Port of Baltimore, Md..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $18,669,779,327
2Canada $2,563,343,816
3Japan $706,850,980
4United Kingdom $394,977,443
5Spain $388,266,254
6Germany $275,494,853
7Sweden $162,316,259
8Brazil $57,805,199
9Argentina $34,839,278
10Thailand $12,464,994

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $1,658,455,214
2San Diego $660,055,274
3Baltimore $202,586,513
4Ogdensburg, N.Y. $175,541,455
5El Paso $127,547,175
6Detroit $65,266,577
7Seattle $64,943,436
8Jacksonville/Tampa $58,206,318
9New York City $58,164,773
10San Francisco $54,023,554

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas fell 13.77 percent compared to last year to $6.79 billion.
  • Port Laredo fell 13.07 percent compared to last year to $4.23 billion.
  • Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. rose 49.59 percent compared to last year to $3.7 billion.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 238.87 percent compared to last year to $1.32 billion.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. rose 3.95 percent compared to last year to $1.11 billion.

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. imports from No. 1 Mexico decreased $499.41 million, 2.61 percent, (80.07 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada increased $1.37 billion, 115 percent, (10.99 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan increased $44.58 million, 6.73 percent, (3.03 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 United Kingdom increased $130.12 million, 49.13 percent, (1.69 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Spain increased $73.78 million, 23.46 percent, (1.67 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 97.46 percent of all these Commercial vehicles imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $22.72 billion of the $23.32 billion total.

All totaled, 73.59 percent of all these Commercial vehicles imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $17.16 billion of the $23.32 billion total