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

Imports: Motorboats and yachts

Motorboats and yachts, the No. 172 import by value totaled $219.2 million for the month of February, $407.08 million through February 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
1Italy$94.13 M
2Mexico$76.23 M
3Taiwan$60.55 M
4United Kingdom$45.31 M
5France$30.91 M
6Canada$23.72 M
7Australia$20.25 M
8Poland$13.37 M
9China$13.21 M
10South Africa$7.13 M
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $407.08 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Everglades, Fla. $145,737,025
2Port of Palm Beach, Fla. $58,592,699
3Port Laredo $51,934,170
4Port Miami $15,946,958
5Pharr International Bridge in Texas $14,804,054
6Port of Savannah, Ga. $14,442,271
7El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $8,979,275
8Port of Seattle, Wash. $8,618,836
9Port of Everett, Wash. $8,542,533
10Port of Tacoma, Wash. $8,307,971

U.S. imports of Motorboats and yachts increased 10.22 percent through February to $407.08 million

U.S. imports of Motorboats and yachts increased 10.22 percent from $369.34 million to $407.08 million through the first two 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 172 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 182 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 February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Italy, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Taiwan, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 France. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Everglades, Fla., No. 2 Port of Palm Beach, Fla., No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Port Miami 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 United Kingdom, No. 4 France and No. 5 Taiwan. 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 – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Italy $94,126,802
2Mexico $76,233,514
3Taiwan $60,546,333
4United Kingdom $45,305,265
5France $30,914,951
6Canada $23,721,424
7Australia $20,249,563
8Poland $13,371,533
9China $13,213,450
10South Africa $7,128,011

January – February 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 two months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Everglades, Fla. fell 11.95 percent compared to last year to $145.74 million.
  • Port of Palm Beach, Fla. rose 225.75 percent compared to last year to $58.59 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 2.01 percent compared to last year to $51.93 million.
  • Port Miami fell 22.77 percent compared to last year to $15.95 million.
  • Pharr International Bridge in Texas rose 16.76 percent compared to last year to $14.8 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 Italy increased $22.84 million, 32.03 percent, (23.12 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico decreased $1.5 million, 1.93 percent, (18.73 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Taiwan increased $36.36 million, 150.34 percent, (14.87 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 United Kingdom decreased $2.56 million, 5.35 percent, (11.13 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 France decreased $7.55 million, 19.64 percent, (7.59 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 75.45 percent of all these Motorboats and yachts imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $307.13 million of the $407.08 million total.

All totaled, 70.51 percent of all these Motorboats and yachts imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $287.01 million of the $407.08 million total