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

Imports: Commercial vehicles

Commercial vehicles, the No. 17 import by value totaled $356.34 million for the month of May, $8.21 billion through May of 2020, and $32.91 billion 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 Sources

RankCountryYTD
1Mexico$7.04 B
2Canada$476.62 M
3Japan$243.71 M
4Spain$182.63 M
5United Kingdom$87.4 M
6Sweden$67.46 M
7Germany$63.73 M
8Brazil$28.51 M
9Finland$6.42 M
10Norway$3.96 M
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U.S. imports of Commercial vehicles decreased 36.56 percent through May to $8.21 billion

U.S. imports of Commercial vehicles decreased 36.56 percent from $12.94 billion to $8.21 billion 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 17 through May among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 11 for the last full year with a total value of $32.91 billion, a $4.21 billion, 14.66 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 Spain and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Eagle Pass, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif., No. 4 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas and No. 5 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full 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, 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..

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:

  • Eagle Pass fell 24.98 percent compared to last year to $2.56 billion.
  • Port Laredo fell 23.01 percent compared to last year to $1.8 billion.
  • Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. fell 45.68 percent compared to last year to $1.11 billion.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas fell 21.96 percent compared to last year to $363.8 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 71.47 percent compared to last year to $297.25 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. imports from No. 1 Mexico decreased $2.84 billion, 28.75 percent, (85.74 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada decreased $1.22 billion, 71.94 percent, (5.81 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan decreased $161.68 million, 39.88 percent, (2.97 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Spain decreased $94.3 million, 34.05 percent, (2.23 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 United Kingdom decreased $264.44 million, 75.16 percent, (1.06 percent market share).

All totaled, 97.81 percent of all these Commercial vehicles imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $8.03 billion of the $8.21 billion total.

All totaled, 74.72 percent of all these Commercial vehicles imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $6.13 billion of the $8.21 billion total