Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through February 2020.

Imports: Merry-go-rounds, fairground equipment

Merry-go-rounds, fairground equipment, the No. 529 import by value totaled $24.31 million for the month of February, $59 million through February of 2020, and $409.26 million for all of 2019, 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$11.82 M
2The Netherlands$8.84 M
3Germany$8.02 M
4Italy$7.01 M
5Switzerland$5.18 M
6China$4.02 M
7Taiwan$3.86 M
8United Kingdom$1.27 M
9Czech Republic$1.05 M
10Bahamas$972,500
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $59 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $13,721,460
2Port Everglades, Fla. $5,766,060
3Port of Los Angeles $4,928,459
4Port of Charleston $3,519,261
5Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $3,116,733
6Port of Virginia $2,644,931
7Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $2,608,975
8Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $2,521,411
9Port of Brunswick, Ga. $2,375,204
10Port of Oakland, Calif. $1,311,450

U.S. imports of Merry-go-rounds, fairground equipment decreased 13.29 percent through February to $59 million

U.S. imports of Merry-go-rounds, fairground equipment decreased 13.29 percent from $68.04 million to $59 million through the first two months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 529 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 518 for the last full year with a total value of $409.26 million, a $43.23 million, 11.81 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 The Netherlands, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Italy and No. 5 Switzerland. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port Everglades, Fla., No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of Charleston and No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 China, No. 3 The Netherlands, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Italy. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port Everglades, Fla., No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $11,819,430
2The Netherlands $8,839,134
3Germany $8,016,135
4Italy $7,014,750
5Switzerland $5,179,072
6China $4,020,467
7Taiwan $3,859,691
8United Kingdom $1,273,969
9Czech Republic $1,048,296
10Bahamas $972,500

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $6,290,173
2Detroit $5,997,849
3Cleveland $2,415,860
4Los Angeles $1,254,286
5Buffalo $1,160,324
6Jacksonville/Tampa $980,286
7Dallas $765,386
8Ogdensburg, N.Y. $494,730
9San Francisco $461,900
10Seattle $438,168

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first two months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark rose 36.25 percent compared to last year to $13.72 million.
  • Port Everglades, Fla. fell 18.12 percent compared to last year to $5.77 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 8.21 percent compared to last year to $4.93 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 17.41 percent compared to last year to $3.52 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 4.47 percent compared to last year to $3.12 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 $3.29 million, 38.55 percent, (20.03 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 The Netherlands decreased $164,816, 1.83 percent, (14.98 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany decreased $4.3 million, 34.91 percent, (13.59 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Italy decreased $1.2 million, 14.57 percent, (11.89 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Switzerland increased $3.64 million, 236.82 percent, (8.78 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 69.27 percent of all these Merry-go-rounds, fairground equipment imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $40.87 million of the $59 million total.

All totaled, 52.63 percent of all these Merry-go-rounds, fairground equipment imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $31.05 million of the $59 million total