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

Imports: Motorboats and yachts

Motorboats and yachts, the No. 198 import by value totaled $140.57 million for the month of August, $1.38 billion through August of 2019, and $1.87 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
1Mexico$319.05 M
2Italy$249.37 M
3France$140.22 M
4Taiwan$123.88 M
5United Kingdom$123.85 M
6Canada$100.74 M
7China$59.47 M
8Poland$52.96 M
9Australia$43.39 M
10South Africa$38.02 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.38 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Everglades, Fla. $261,174,220
2Port Laredo $206,952,323
3Port of Palm Beach, Fla. $177,968,567
4Port of Baltimore, Md. $94,494,724
5Pharr International Bridge in Texas $65,104,265
6Port of Newark $59,889,871
7Port of Savannah, Ga. $48,783,249
8Port Miami $48,666,898
9El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $42,346,617
10Port of Los Angeles $29,151,236

U.S. imports of Motorboats and yachts increased 5.81 percent through August to $1.38 billion

U.S. imports of Motorboats and yachts increased 5.81 percent from $1.3 billion to $1.38 billion through the first eight 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 198 through August among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 201 for the last full year with a total value of $1.87 billion, a $9.22 million, 0.49 percent decreased from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Italy, No. 3 France, No. 4 Taiwan and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Everglades, Fla., No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of Palm Beach, Fla., No. 4 Port of Baltimore, Md. and No. 5 Pharr International Bridge in Texas.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Italy, No. 3 France, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Everglades, Fla., No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of Palm Beach, Fla., No. 4 Port of Baltimore, Md. and No. 5 Pharr International Bridge in Texas.

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $319,046,655
2Italy $249,368,313
3France $140,222,603
4Taiwan $123,878,792
5United Kingdom $123,853,090
6Canada $100,744,889
7China $59,466,897
8Poland $52,960,733
9Australia $43,388,078
10South Africa $38,021,189

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Miami $279,189,193
2Laredo $137,285,863
3Seattle $42,269,615
4El Paso $20,908,308
5Los Angeles $19,591,894
6Atlanta/Savannah $15,861,898
7Baltimore $13,409,139
8Detroit $13,051,833
9Ogdensburg, N.Y. $7,261,415
10New York City $5,359,673

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Everglades, Fla. fell 1.02 percent compared to last year to $261.17 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 1.97 percent compared to last year to $206.95 million.
  • Port of Palm Beach, Fla. rose 41.34 percent compared to last year to $177.97 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. rose 17.86 percent compared to last year to $94.49 million.
  • Pharr International Bridge in Texas rose 11.79 percent compared to last year to $65.1 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 Mexico increased $14.1 million, 4.62 percent, (23.16 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Italy increased $84.3 million, 51.07 percent, (18.11 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 France decreased $6.6 million, 4.49 percent, (10.18 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Taiwan increased $41.41 million, 50.21 percent, (8.99 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 United Kingdom increased $217,274, 0.18 percent, (8.99 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 69.44 percent of all these Motorboats and yachts imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $956.37 million of the $1.38 billion total.

All totaled, 58.5 percent of all these Motorboats and yachts imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $805.69 million of the $1.38 billion total