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

Imports: Merry-go-rounds, fairground equipment

Merry-go-rounds, fairground equipment, the No. 544 import by value totaled $29.23 million for the month of October, $314.96 million through October of 2018, and $283.69 million 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
1Germany$75.06 M
2Canada$46.73 M
3Italy$32.38 M
4China$31.3 M
5The Netherlands$28.71 M
6Slovakia$14.25 M
7United Kingdom$10.91 M
8Switzerland$10.02 M
9South Korea$6.99 M
10Hungary$6.96 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $314.96 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $47,000,549
2Port of Savannah, Ga. $33,244,033
3Port Miami $21,477,425
4Port of Charleston $20,337,914
5Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $16,083,415
6Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $13,240,483
7Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $12,251,655
8Port of Los Angeles $11,826,121
9Port of Virginia $11,737,975
10Port of Tacoma, Wash. $9,030,694

U.S. imports of Merry-go-rounds, fairground equipment increased 39.94 percent through October to $314.96 million

U.S. imports of Merry-go-rounds, fairground equipment increased 39.94 percent from $225.07 million to $314.96 million 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 544 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 608 for the last full year with a total value of $283.69 million, a $9.81 million, 3.58 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Italy, No. 4 China and No. 5 The Netherlands. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 3 Port Miami, No. 4 Port of Charleston and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Italy, No. 4 China and No. 5 The Netherlands. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 4 Port of Long Beach and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Germany $75,057,658
2Canada $46,728,073
3Italy $32,376,343
4China $31,295,975
5The Netherlands $28,706,034
6Slovakia $14,249,968
7United Kingdom $10,912,403
8Switzerland $10,021,167
9South Korea $6,985,415
10Hungary $6,961,760

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Atlanta/Savannah $18,058,838
2New York City $9,262,194
3Los Angeles $6,304,123
4Seattle $5,851,271
5Miami $5,434,044
6Houston $4,721,944
7Buffalo $4,445,896
8Detroit $3,581,883
9Cleveland $2,368,533
10Jacksonville/Tampa $2,356,805

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 Newark rose 78.98 percent compared to last year to $47 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 54.49 percent compared to last year to $33.24 million.
  • Port Miami rose 1433.26 percent compared to last year to $21.48 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 333.72 percent compared to last year to $20.34 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 62.61 percent compared to last year to $16.08 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 Germany increased $19.83 million, 35.91 percent, (23.83 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada increased $3.71 million, 8.62 percent, (14.84 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Italy decreased $8.54 million, 20.88 percent, (10.28 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 China increased $4.24 million, 15.66 percent, (9.94 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 The Netherlands increased $15.99 million, 125.79 percent, (9.11 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 68 percent of all these Merry-go-rounds, fairground equipment imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $214.16 million of the $314.96 million total.

All totaled, 43.86 percent of all these Merry-go-rounds, fairground equipment imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $138.14 million of the $314.96 million total