Current data is through December 2019.

Imports: Fork-lifts, other trucks with lifts

Fork-lifts, other trucks with lifts, the No. 148 import by value totaled $202.08 million for the month of December, $2.9 billion through December 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

RankCountry2019
1Canada$582.94 M
2United Kingdom$415.83 M
3South Korea$347.53 M
4China$305.38 M
5Italy$294.41 M
6Ireland$241.64 M
7Germany$212.46 M
8The Netherlands$128.76 M
9Mexico$126.55 M
10France$102.34 M
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U.S. imports of Fork-lifts, other trucks with lifts decreased 1.31 percent through December 2019 to $2.9 billion

U.S. imports of Fork-lifts, other trucks with lifts decreased 1.31 percent from $2.94 billion to $2.9 billion in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 148 in 2019 among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 151 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 December 2019 the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 United Kingdom, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 China 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 Baltimore, Md. and No. 5 Port of Newark.

In the last previous full 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.

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five in 2019 were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 2.96 percent to $774.26 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 11.7 percent to $264.52 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 7.6 percent to $216.95 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. rose 29.08 percent to $181 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 16.73 percent to $145.6 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 decreased $74.84 million, 11.38 percent, (20.07 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 United Kingdom decreased $23.58 million, 5.37 percent, (14.32 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 South Korea increased $25.32 million, 7.86 percent, (11.97 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 China decreased $133.04 million, 30.34 percent, (10.52 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Italy increased $30.41 million, 11.52 percent, (10.14 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 67.01 percent of all these Fork-lifts, other trucks with lifts imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets in 2019. That is equal to $1.95 billion of the $2.9 billion total.

All totaled, 54.48 percent of all these Fork-lifts, other trucks with lifts imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports in 2019. That is equal to $1.58 billion of the $2.9 billion total.