Total Trade: $55.9 million
|1||Port of Houston||$12,344,653|
|2||Port of New Bedford, Mass.||$9,063,011|
|4||Port Everglades, Fla.||$4,989,350|
|5||Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich.||$4,806,827|
|6||Port of Baltimore, Md.||$2,425,490|
|7||Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y.||$1,774,646|
|8||Los Angeles International Airport||$1,470,421|
|9||Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich.||$1,444,440|
|10||Port of Los Angeles||$1,367,910|
U.S. imports of Misc. vessels, including warships, lifeboats decreased 13.72 percent through December to $55.9 million
U.S. imports of Misc. vessels, including warships, lifeboats decreased 13.72 percent from $64.79 million to $55.9 million 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 931 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 893 for the last full year with a total value of $64.79 million, a $30.72 million, 90.17 percent increase from the 2016 total.
Through December of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Norway, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Singapore and No. 5 The Netherlands. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port of New Bedford, Mass., No. 3 Port Miami, No. 4 Port Everglades, Fla. and No. 5 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich..
In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Norway, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 Iceland. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port of New Orleans, No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port Miami and No. 5 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash..
January – December 2018
|8||Great Falls, Mont.||$121,938|
Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:
Highlights for the top five ports:
- Port of Houston fell 58.93 percent compared to last year to $12.34 million.
- Port of New Bedford, Mass. totaled $9.06 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
- Port Miami rose 103.95 percent compared to last year to $6.49 million.
- Port Everglades, Fla. rose 209.39 percent compared to last year to $4.99 million.
- Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 35.42 percent compared to last year to $4.81 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 $7.47 million, 67.54 percent, (33.14 percent of all shipments).
- U.S. imports from No. 2 Norway increased $1.8 million, 16.94 percent, (22.21 percent market share).
- U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany decreased $24.82 million, 72.98 percent, (16.44 percent market share).
- U.S. imports from No. 4 Singapore increased $3.23 million, 2297.7 percent, (6.03 percent market share).
- U.S. imports from No. 5 The Netherlands increased $2.42 million, 475.34 percent, (5.25 percent of all shipments).
All totaled, 83.07 percent of all these Misc. vessels, including warships, lifeboats imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $46.44 million of the $55.9 million total.
All totaled, 67.43 percent of all these Misc. vessels, including warships, lifeboats imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $37.69 million of the $55.9 million total