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

Imports: Fork-lifts, other trucks with lifts

Fork-lifts, other trucks with lifts, the No. 151 import by value totaled $234.68 million for the month of December, $2.94 billion through December 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$657.78 M
2United Kingdom$439.4 M
3China$438.42 M
4South Korea$322.21 M
5Italy$264 M
6Germany$188.86 M
7Ireland$162.8 M
8Mexico$154.26 M
9The Netherlands$104.41 M
10France$69.61 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $2.94 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Savannah, Ga. $752,017,262
2Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $299,581,240
3Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $234,791,474
4Port Laredo $154,066,554
5Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $147,040,115
6Port of Baltimore, Md. $140,227,280
7Port of Charleston $134,648,020
8Port of Newark $124,730,712
9Port of Long Beach $119,495,500
10Port of Houston $114,343,429

U.S. imports of Fork-lifts, other trucks with lifts increased 25.96 percent through December to $2.94 billion

U.S. imports of Fork-lifts, other trucks with lifts increased 25.96 percent from $2.34 billion to $2.94 billion in 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 151 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 168 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 December 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 Port Laredo and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 United Kingdom, No. 3 China, No. 4 Italy and No. 5 South Korea. 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $657,780,255
2United Kingdom $439,403,041
3China $438,419,231
4South Korea $322,207,770
5Italy $264,003,574
6Germany $188,863,308
7Ireland $162,803,696
8Mexico $154,262,487
9The Netherlands $104,408,932
10France $69,609,316

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Atlanta/Savannah $152,463,693
2Detroit $95,457,598
3Houston $37,968,598
4Chicago $34,992,868
5Charleston $34,653,586
6Baltimore $34,430,781
7Laredo $28,977,418
8Seattle $27,970,679
9Los Angeles $27,659,438
10New York City $26,213,492

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 31.02 percent compared to last year to $752.02 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 9.13 percent compared to last year to $299.58 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 22.58 percent compared to last year to $234.79 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 32.29 percent compared to last year to $154.07 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 11.68 percent compared to last year to $147.04 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 $75.24 million, 12.92 percent, (22.35 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 United Kingdom increased $126.4 million, 40.38 percent, (14.93 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China increased $167.46 million, 61.8 percent, (14.9 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 South Korea increased $95 million, 41.81 percent, (10.95 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Italy increased $34.83 million, 15.2 percent, (8.97 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 72.1 percent of all these Fork-lifts, other trucks with lifts imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $2.12 billion of the $2.94 billion total.

All totaled, 53.95 percent of all these Fork-lifts, other trucks with lifts imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $1.59 billion of the $2.94 billion total