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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through March 2019.

Imports: Fork-lifts, other trucks with lifts

Fork-lifts, other trucks with lifts, the No. 147 import by value totaled $290.65 million for the month of March, $720.61 million through March of 2019, and $2.94 billion 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 Sources

RankCountryYTD
1United Kingdom$134.68 M
2Canada$125.28 M
3South Korea$90.55 M
4Italy$78.49 M
5China$77.24 M
6Germany$46.96 M
7Ireland$42.62 M
8The Netherlands$38.38 M
9Mexico$32.34 M
10France$22.01 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $720.61 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Savannah, Ga. $224,686,649
2Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $62,102,483
3Port of Baltimore, Md. $48,273,031
4Port of Newark $38,554,881
5Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $37,355,883
6Port of Los Angeles $36,507,409
7Port Laredo $32,228,778
8Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $29,753,723
9Port of Charleston $27,967,893
10Port of Houston $24,338,986

U.S. imports of Fork-lifts, other trucks with lifts increased 8.06 percent through March to $720.61 million

U.S. imports of Fork-lifts, other trucks with lifts increased 8.06 percent from $666.83 million to $720.61 million through the first three months of 2019 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 147 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 159 for the last full year with a total value of $2.94 billion, a $606.45 million, 25.96 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 United Kingdom, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 Italy and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 2 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port of Baltimore, Md., No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 United Kingdom, No. 3 China, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 2 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1United Kingdom $134,682,665
2Canada $125,284,868
3South Korea $90,551,061
4Italy $78,488,132
5China $77,238,972
6Germany $46,959,507
7Ireland $42,615,760
8The Netherlands $38,383,574
9Mexico $32,337,017
10France $22,012,649

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Atlanta/Savannah $229,585,905
2Detroit $122,900,159
3Houston $50,434,974
4Chicago $47,875,138
5Charleston $44,953,598
6Baltimore $44,382,649
7Laredo $43,932,710
8Seattle $41,216,383
9Los Angeles $37,916,661
10New York City $34,702,430

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 21.64 percent compared to last year to $224.69 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 12.77 percent compared to last year to $62.1 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. rose 90.06 percent compared to last year to $48.27 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 47.19 percent compared to last year to $38.55 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 33.43 percent compared to last year to $37.36 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 United Kingdom increased $3.82 million, 2.92 percent, (18.69 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada decreased $25.17 million, 16.73 percent, (17.39 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 South Korea increased $28.66 million, 46.3 percent, (12.57 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Italy increased $34 million, 76.44 percent, (10.89 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 China decreased $9.22 million, 10.66 percent, (10.72 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 70.25 percent of all these Fork-lifts, other trucks with lifts imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $506.25 million of the $720.61 million total.

All totaled, 57.03 percent of all these Fork-lifts, other trucks with lifts imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $410.97 million of the $720.61 million total