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

Imports: Motorcycles, mopeds, other cycles with motors

Motorcycles, mopeds, other cycles with motors, the No. 180 import by value totaled $208.29 million for the month of July, $1.39 billion through July 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$306.92 M
2China$288.11 M
3Thailand$180.44 M
4Germany$107.45 M
5Italy$101.26 M
6Taiwan$101.19 M
7Austria$86.17 M
8Canada$82.82 M
9Mexico$44.15 M
10Vietnam$21.38 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.39 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $465,761,975
2Port of Newark $191,803,925
3Port of Virginia $140,965,351
4Port of Tacoma, Wash. $99,431,521
5Port of Long Beach $79,936,744
6Port of Oakland, Calif. $53,128,674
7El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $44,016,011
8Port of Houston $40,099,002
9Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $30,193,998
10Port of Savannah, Ga. $29,801,247

U.S. imports of Motorcycles, mopeds, other cycles with motors decreased 8.82 percent through July to $1.39 billion

U.S. imports of Motorcycles, mopeds, other cycles with motors decreased 8.82 percent from $1.52 billion to $1.39 billion through the first seven 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 July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 166 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 July of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 China, No. 3 Thailand, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Italy. 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 China, No. 3 Austria, No. 4 Thailand and No. 5 Italy. 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 – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Japan $306,920,485
2China $288,108,335
3Thailand $180,437,730
4Germany $107,451,043
5Italy $101,260,570
6Taiwan $101,185,402
7Austria $86,166,795
8Canada $82,815,294
9Mexico $44,145,016
10Vietnam $21,384,350

January – July 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 seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles fell 14.11 percent compared to last year to $465.76 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 4.22 percent compared to last year to $191.8 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 47.92 percent compared to last year to $140.97 million.
  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. fell 9.7 percent compared to last year to $99.43 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 22.94 percent compared to last year to $79.94 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 $178.33 million, 36.75 percent, (22.13 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China increased $30.84 million, 11.99 percent, (20.77 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Thailand increased $22.61 million, 14.32 percent, (13.01 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany increased $7.25 million, 7.23 percent, (7.75 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Italy decreased $2.1 million, 2.04 percent, (7.3 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 70.97 percent of all these Motorcycles, mopeds, other cycles with motors imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $984.18 million of the $1.39 billion total.

All totaled, 70.51 percent of all these Motorcycles, mopeds, other cycles with motors imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $977.9 million of the $1.39 billion total