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

Imports: Plans, drawings for architectural purposes

Plans, drawings for architectural purposes, the No. 1160 import by value totaled $267,107 for the month of March, $821,944 through March of 2019, and $2.39 million 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
1China$199,066
2Germany$169,854
3Japan$164,846
4France$118,042
5United Kingdom$42,532
6Hong Kong$39,630
7Italy$30,055
8Belgium$24,563
9Canada$6,990
10Mexico$6,349
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U.S. imports of Plans, drawings for architectural purposes increased 47.35 percent through March to $821,944

U.S. imports of Plans, drawings for architectural purposes increased 47.35 percent from $557,820 to $821,944 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 1160 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1175 for the last full year with a total value of $2.39 million, a $3.1 million, 56.51 percent decreased from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 France and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio, No. 2 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 3 Anchorage International Airport, Alaska, No. 4 Port of New Orleans and No. 5 Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 United Kingdom, No. 3 The Netherlands, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 France. 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 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio and No. 5 Port of Newark.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $199,066
2Germany $169,854
3Japan $164,846
4France $118,042
5United Kingdom $42,532
6Hong Kong $39,630
7Italy $30,055
8Belgium $24,563
9Canada $6,990
10Mexico $6,349

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Atlanta/Savannah $123,875
2Cleveland $118,170
3Los Angeles $108,698
4Laredo $95,394
5New Orleans $92,857
6Boston $65,063
7Chicago $36,853
8New York City $27,730
9Great Falls, Mont. $12,181
10Detroit $11,226

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:

  • Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio rose 168.84 percent compared to last year to $211,769.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 522.32 percent compared to last year to $135,534.
  • Anchorage International Airport, Alaska rose 340.46 percent compared to last year to $73,676.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 44.85 percent compared to last year to $71,556.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 16.05 percent compared to last year to $71,334.

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 China increased $188,661, 1813.18 percent, (24.22 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Germany decreased $26,695, 13.58 percent, (20.66 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan increased $147,760, 864.8 percent, (20.06 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 France increased $67,158, 131.98 percent, (14.36 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 United Kingdom decreased $23,068, 35.16 percent, (5.17 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 84.48 percent of all these Plans, drawings for architectural purposes imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $694,340 of the $821,944 total.

All totaled, 68.6 percent of all these Plans, drawings for architectural purposes imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $563,869 of the $821,944 total