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

Imports: Fork-lifts, other trucks with lifts

Fork-lifts, other trucks with lifts, the No. 137 import by value totaled $300.01 million for the month of July, $1.9 billion through July 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
1Canada$427.15 M
2United Kingdom$312.23 M
3South Korea$222.96 M
4Italy$192.35 M
5China$179.93 M
6Ireland$124.5 M
7Germany$118.49 M
8Mexico$78.91 M
9The Netherlands$78.86 M
10France$73.64 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.9 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Savannah, Ga. $530,109,292
2Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $177,460,065
3Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $161,202,329
4Port of Baltimore, Md. $125,554,160
5Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $97,800,509
6Port of Newark $92,502,655
7Port Laredo $80,784,612
8Port of Los Angeles $78,228,253
9Port of Charleston $75,447,396
10Port of Houston $68,931,771

U.S. imports of Fork-lifts, other trucks with lifts increased 8.17 percent through July to $1.9 billion

U.S. imports of Fork-lifts, other trucks with lifts increased 8.17 percent from $1.76 billion to $1.9 billion through the first seven 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 137 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 144 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 July of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 United Kingdom, 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 Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of Baltimore, Md. 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 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.

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $427,148,623
2United Kingdom $312,231,877
3South Korea $222,963,593
4Italy $192,354,146
5China $179,927,360
6Ireland $124,497,298
7Germany $118,494,879
8Mexico $78,914,685
9The Netherlands $78,861,619
10France $73,638,462

January – July 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 seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 16.88 percent compared to last year to $530.11 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 15.49 percent compared to last year to $177.46 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 0.33 percent compared to last year to $161.2 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. rose 71.18 percent compared to last year to $125.55 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 9.3 percent compared to last year to $97.8 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 $37.17 million, 8.01 percent, (22.45 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 United Kingdom increased $43.16 million, 16.04 percent, (16.41 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 South Korea increased $40.82 million, 22.41 percent, (11.72 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Italy increased $51.24 million, 36.31 percent, (10.11 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 China decreased $51.91 million, 22.39 percent, (9.46 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 70.14 percent of all these Fork-lifts, other trucks with lifts imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $1.33 billion of the $1.9 billion total.

All totaled, 57.39 percent of all these Fork-lifts, other trucks with lifts imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $1.09 billion of the $1.9 billion total