Generic selectors
Exact matches only
Search in title
Search in content
Search in posts
Search in pages
Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through October 2018.

Imports: Plans, drawings for architectural purposes

Plans, drawings for architectural purposes, the No. 1177 import by value totaled $114,305 for the month of October, $1.96 million through October of 2018, and $5.49 million for all of 2017, the latest annual data available, according to U.S. Census Bureau data analyzed by WorldCity. Need more details? Read more

Click on any of the countries in the chart below to gain access to the specific imports and imports between that country and (port), how it compares to other ports for trade with that country, how that trade has changed over time, and much more. Data available both by value and tonnage. Download data. If you are not a subscriber, you can learn more by clicking on the subscribe link.

Top Sources

RankCountryYTD
1Germany$532,873
2United Kingdom$432,699
3Japan$183,259
4China$182,929
5Italy$143,972
6France$106,407
7Canada$85,984
8The Netherlands$74,910
9Turkey$63,777
10Switzerland$36,857
Data loading...

U.S. imports of Plans, drawings for architectural purposes decreased 61.80 percent through October to $1.96 million

U.S. imports of Plans, drawings for architectural purposes decreased 61.80 percent from $5.14 million to $1.96 million 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 1177 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1138 for the last full year with a total value of $5.49 million, a $2.93 million, 34.78 percent decreased from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 United Kingdom, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 China and No. 5 Italy. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of New Orleans, No. 2 Austin International Airport, Texas, No. 3 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of Tacoma, Wash..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 Argentina and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Austin International Airport, Texas, No. 2 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Miami International Airport, No. 4 Port of New Orleans and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Germany $532,873
2United Kingdom $432,699
3Japan $183,259
4China $182,929
5Italy $143,972
6France $106,407
7Canada $85,984
8The Netherlands $74,910
9Turkey $63,777
10Switzerland $36,857

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $91,582
2New Orleans $79,529
3Cleveland $61,825
4Boston $21,324
5Atlanta/Savannah $19,140
6Anchorage $10,230
7Detroit $8,806
8Chicago $8,397
9Wilmington $7,814
10Miami $7,000

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 New Orleans rose 32.64 percent compared to last year to $432,271.
  • Austin International Airport, Texas fell 81.86 percent compared to last year to $198,134.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 39.68 percent compared to last year to $157,055.
  • Port of Newark fell 8.13 percent compared to last year to $129,871.
  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. totaled $124,687. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

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 Germany decreased $385,381, 41.97 percent, (27.17 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 United Kingdom decreased $253,652, 36.96 percent, (22.06 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan decreased $46,121, 20.11 percent, (9.34 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 China increased $29,025, 18.86 percent, (9.33 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Italy increased $89,044, 162.11 percent, (7.34 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 75.24 percent of all these Plans, drawings for architectural purposes imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $1.48 million of the $1.96 million total.

All totaled, 53.12 percent of all these Plans, drawings for architectural purposes imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $1.04 million of the $1.96 million total