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

Imports: Motorcycles, mopeds, other cycles with motors

Motorcycles, mopeds, other cycles with motors, the No. 180 import by value totaled $196.27 million for the month of March, $594.49 million through March of 2019, and $2.73 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
1Japan$163.05 M
2China$109.48 M
3Thailand$92.06 M
4Canada$46.69 M
5Germany$45.78 M
6Italy$31.12 M
7Taiwan$29.83 M
8Mexico$21.01 M
9Austria$18.44 M
10India$8.44 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $594.49 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $208,627,876
2Port of Newark $75,685,569
3Port of Virginia $41,853,609
4Port of Tacoma, Wash. $41,360,407
5Port of Long Beach $37,088,639
6Port of Oakland, Calif. $22,887,452
7El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $20,998,394
8Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $18,156,357
9Port of Charleston $15,918,042
10Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $14,531,790

U.S. imports of Motorcycles, mopeds, other cycles with motors decreased 15.17 percent through March to $594.49 million

U.S. imports of Motorcycles, mopeds, other cycles with motors decreased 15.17 percent from $700.78 million to $594.49 million through the first three 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 180 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 152 for the last full year with a total value of $2.73 billion, a $521.9 million, 23.62 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 China, No. 3 Thailand, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Virginia, 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 Thailand, No. 3 China, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Austria. 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 – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Japan $163,051,118
2China $109,476,615
3Thailand $92,057,642
4Canada $46,693,565
5Germany $45,782,020
6Italy $31,123,870
7Taiwan $29,832,072
8Mexico $21,011,512
9Austria $18,442,462
10India $8,437,276

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $474,735,804
2Norfolk $127,929,921
3New York City $96,287,525
4Seattle $73,475,959
5Detroit $42,380,941
6San Francisco $35,978,329
7Chicago $26,337,580
8Jacksonville/Tampa $20,172,340
9Ogdensburg, N.Y. $18,271,902
10Charleston $13,264,803

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles fell 24.35 percent compared to last year to $208.63 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 6 percent compared to last year to $75.69 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 60.65 percent compared to last year to $41.85 million.
  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. fell 7.87 percent compared to last year to $41.36 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 22.34 percent compared to last year to $37.09 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 decreased $89.51 million, 35.44 percent, (27.43 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China increased $22.78 million, 26.28 percent, (18.42 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Thailand decreased $16.22 million, 14.98 percent, (15.49 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Canada decreased $20.51 million, 30.52 percent, (7.85 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany increased $3.57 million, 8.46 percent, (7.7 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 76.88 percent of all these Motorcycles, mopeds, other cycles with motors imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $457.06 million of the $594.49 million total.

All totaled, 68.06 percent of all these Motorcycles, mopeds, other cycles with motors imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $404.62 million of the $594.49 million total