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

Imports: Motorcycles, mopeds, other cycles with motors

Motorcycles, mopeds, other cycles with motors, the No. 168 import by value totaled $290.61 million for the month of October, $2.21 billion through October of 2018, and $2.21 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
1Japan$685.23 M
2China$500.8 M
3Austria$272.18 M
4Thailand$211.44 M
5Germany$143.74 M
6Italy$118.98 M
7Canada$98.77 M
8Taiwan$76.59 M
9India$32.83 M
10United Kingdom$19.87 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $2.21 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $776,542,670
2Port of Virginia $391,111,739
3Port of Newark $240,498,495
4Port of Tacoma, Wash. $154,689,082
5Port of Long Beach $110,880,460
6Los Angeles International Airport $89,325,546
7Chicago O’Hare International Airport $89,273,263
8Port of Jacksonville, Fla. $60,219,420
9Port of Charleston $37,598,091
10Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $34,281,041

U.S. imports of Motorcycles, mopeds, other cycles with motors increased 25.26 percent through October to $2.21 billion

U.S. imports of Motorcycles, mopeds, other cycles with motors increased 25.26 percent from $1.76 billion to $2.21 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 168 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 183 for the last full year with a total value of $2.21 billion, a $182.68 million, 9.01 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 China, No. 3 Austria, No. 4 Thailand and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Virginia, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port of Tacoma, Wash. and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 China, No. 3 Thailand, No. 4 Austria and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Virginia, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port of Tacoma, Wash. and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Japan $685,225,506
2China $500,802,062
3Austria $272,181,945
4Thailand $211,442,421
5Germany $143,743,573
6Italy $118,977,482
7Canada $98,774,521
8Taiwan $76,587,005
9India $32,827,750
10United Kingdom $19,867,883

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $220,544,008
2Norfolk $62,407,604
3New York City $44,082,861
4Seattle $32,589,059
5Detroit $25,069,781
6Ogdensburg, N.Y. $17,701,405
7Chicago $15,171,500
8Jacksonville/Tampa $13,744,787
9Charleston $9,600,123
10San Francisco $6,686,414

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 of Los Angeles rose 9.83 percent compared to last year to $776.54 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 44.79 percent compared to last year to $391.11 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 3.31 percent compared to last year to $240.5 million.
  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. rose 7.08 percent compared to last year to $154.69 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 176.41 percent compared to last year to $110.88 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 Japan increased $159.52 million, 30.34 percent, (31.04 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China increased $199.69 million, 66.32 percent, (22.69 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Austria increased $77.33 million, 39.69 percent, (12.33 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Thailand decreased $59.09 million, 21.84 percent, (9.58 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany decreased $13.91 million, 8.83 percent, (6.51 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 82.14 percent of all these Motorcycles, mopeds, other cycles with motors imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $1.81 billion of the $2.21 billion total.

All totaled, 75.82 percent of all these Motorcycles, mopeds, other cycles with motors imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $1.67 billion of the $2.21 billion total