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

Imports: Fork-lifts, other trucks with lifts

Fork-lifts, other trucks with lifts, the No. 149 import by value totaled $236.16 million for the month of October, $2.47 billion through October of 2018, and $2.34 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
1Canada$596.89 M
2United Kingdom$357.15 M
3China$350.25 M
4South Korea$261.39 M
5Italy$215.75 M
6Germany$165.45 M
7Mexico$135.48 M
8Ireland$127.99 M
9The Netherlands$94.22 M
10France$53.58 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $2.47 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Savannah, Ga. $618,515,577
2Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $270,614,038
3Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $211,844,096
4Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $137,241,162
5Port Laredo $135,351,180
6Port of Baltimore, Md. $116,558,847
7Port of Charleston $110,514,020
8Port of Newark $105,033,192
9Port of Long Beach $102,638,787
10Port of Houston $97,568,993

U.S. imports of Fork-lifts, other trucks with lifts increased 27.75 percent through October to $2.47 billion

U.S. imports of Fork-lifts, other trucks with lifts increased 27.75 percent from $1.94 billion to $2.47 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 149 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 171 for the last full year with a total value of $2.34 billion, a $390.57 million, 20.07 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 United Kingdom, No. 3 China, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Italy. 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 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY and No. 5 Port Laredo.

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 Italy. 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 of Charleston and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $596,893,431
2United Kingdom $357,149,322
3China $350,250,426
4South Korea $261,388,671
5Italy $215,749,339
6Germany $165,449,080
7Mexico $135,483,113
8Ireland $127,993,983
9The Netherlands $94,218,742
10France $53,579,229

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Atlanta/Savannah $84,667,831
2Detroit $69,562,655
3Houston $26,940,840
4Laredo $23,823,111
5Charleston $21,905,949
6Chicago $20,411,893
7New York City $17,678,769
8Los Angeles $16,883,475
9Buffalo $16,617,207
10Baltimore $16,436,657

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:

  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 31.84 percent compared to last year to $618.52 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 11.72 percent compared to last year to $270.61 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 29.18 percent compared to last year to $211.84 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 17.35 percent compared to last year to $137.24 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 41.7 percent compared to last year to $135.35 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 Canada increased $86.48 million, 16.94 percent, (24.14 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 United Kingdom increased $102.19 million, 40.08 percent, (14.44 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China increased $140.24 million, 66.78 percent, (14.16 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 South Korea increased $70.26 million, 36.76 percent, (10.57 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Italy increased $24.87 million, 13.03 percent, (8.73 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 72.04 percent of all these Fork-lifts, other trucks with lifts imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $1.78 billion of the $2.47 billion total.

All totaled, 55.55 percent of all these Fork-lifts, other trucks with lifts imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $1.37 billion of the $2.47 billion total