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

Imports: Motorboats and yachts

Motorboats and yachts, the No. 188 import by value totaled $100.17 million for the month of May, $777.16 million through May of 2020, and $2.01 billion 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
1Mexico$169.68 M
2Italy$119.35 M
3Taiwan$73.23 M
4United Kingdom$72.42 M
5France$61.41 M
6Canada$58.02 M
7China$46.49 M
8Australia$36.38 M
9Poland$31.99 M
10South Africa$15.62 M
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U.S. imports of Motorboats and yachts decreased 19.98 percent through May to $777.16 million

U.S. imports of Motorboats and yachts decreased 19.98 percent from $971.23 million to $777.16 million through the first five 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 188 through May among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 181 for the last full year with a total value of $2.01 billion, a $140.16 million, 7.50 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through May of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Italy, No. 3 Taiwan, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 France. 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 Port Miami.

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Italy, No. 3 Taiwan, 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.

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Everglades, Fla. fell 11.81 percent compared to last year to $193.19 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 30.32 percent compared to last year to $113.4 million.
  • Port of Palm Beach, Fla. fell 18.1 percent compared to last year to $112.23 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. fell 17.41 percent compared to last year to $40.86 million.
  • Port Miami rose 10.86 percent compared to last year to $30 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 decreased $71 million, 29.5 percent, (21.83 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Italy decreased $68.29 million, 36.39 percent, (15.36 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Taiwan decreased $31.41 million, 30.02 percent, (9.42 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 United Kingdom decreased $23.76 million, 24.7 percent, (9.32 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 France decreased $7.83 million, 11.31 percent, (7.9 percent market share).

All totaled, 63.83 percent of all these Motorboats and yachts imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $496.09 million of the $777.16 million total.

All totaled, 63.01 percent of all these Motorboats and yachts imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $489.67 million of the $777.16 million total