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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through October 2018.

Imports: Motorboats and yachts

Motorboats and yachts, the No. 201 import by value totaled $217.3 million for the month of October, $1.64 billion through October of 2018, and $1.88 billion for all of 2017, 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$343.69 M
2Italy$252.3 M
3France$168.01 M
4United Kingdom$164.73 M
5Taiwan$118.22 M
6Canada$116.28 M
7China$104.96 M
8The Netherlands$68.52 M
9Australia$55.19 M
10Germany$51.7 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.64 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Everglades, Fla. $392,821,273
2Port Laredo $222,362,627
3Port of Palm Beach, Fla. $176,684,501
4Port of Baltimore, Md. $97,797,685
5Pharr International Bridge in Texas $75,822,528
6Port Miami $70,698,648
7Port of Providence, R.I. $55,982,466
8Port of Newark $52,022,517
9Port of Los Angeles $46,577,235
10El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $42,171,650

U.S. imports of Motorboats and yachts increased 3.03 percent through October to $1.64 billion

U.S. imports of Motorboats and yachts increased 3.03 percent from $1.6 billion to $1.64 billion through the first 10 months of 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 201 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 195 for the last full year with a total value of $1.88 billion, a $129.65 million, 7.41 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Italy, No. 3 France, No. 4 United Kingdom 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.

In the last previous full year, theleading 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 Miami and No. 5 Pharr International Bridge in Texas.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $343,688,582
2Italy $252,300,486
3France $168,006,049
4United Kingdom $164,733,250
5Taiwan $118,221,817
6Canada $116,275,833
7China $104,958,120
8The Netherlands $68,517,036
9Australia $55,191,292
10Germany $51,698,080

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Miami $204,413,925
2Laredo $65,687,349
3Seattle $28,022,494
4El Paso $11,358,699
5Los Angeles $10,927,567
6Detroit $9,022,888
7Baltimore $7,297,712
8Ogdensburg, N.Y. $5,492,801
9Atlanta/Savannah $4,095,223
10Jacksonville/Tampa $3,795,911

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Everglades, Fla. fell 19.19 percent compared to last year to $392.82 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 16.6 percent compared to last year to $222.36 million.
  • Port of Palm Beach, Fla. rose 18.11 percent compared to last year to $176.68 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. rose 43.74 percent compared to last year to $97.8 million.
  • Pharr International Bridge in Texas rose 13.65 percent compared to last year to $75.82 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 $46.76 million, 15.75 percent, (20.9 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Italy decreased $33.39 million, 11.69 percent, (15.35 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 France increased $11.94 million, 7.65 percent, (10.22 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 United Kingdom increased $20.73 million, 14.39 percent, (10.02 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Taiwan decreased $36.03 million, 23.36 percent, (7.19 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 63.68 percent of all these Motorboats and yachts imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $1.05 billion of the $1.64 billion total.

All totaled, 58.72 percent of all these Motorboats and yachts imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $965.49 million of the $1.64 billion total