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

Imports: Plans, drawings for architectural purposes

Plans, drawings for architectural purposes, the No. 1178 import by value totaled $263,074 for the month of December, $2.39 million through December 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

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Top Sources

RankCountryYTD
1Germany$647,203
2United Kingdom$448,530
3Japan$296,827
4China$214,098
5Italy$170,932
6France$106,407
7Canada$101,032
8Mexico$95,394
9The Netherlands$77,567
10Turkey$63,777
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U.S. imports of Plans, drawings for architectural purposes decreased 56.51 percent through December to $2.39 million

U.S. imports of Plans, drawings for architectural purposes decreased 56.51 percent from $5.49 million to $2.39 million in 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 1178 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1146 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 December 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 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio and No. 5 Port of Newark.

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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Germany $647,203
2United Kingdom $448,530
3Japan $296,827
4China $214,098
5Italy $170,932
6France $106,407
7Canada $101,032
8Mexico $95,394
9The Netherlands $77,567
10Turkey $63,777

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Atlanta/Savannah $123,875
2Los Angeles $105,809
3Cleveland $98,069
4New Orleans $92,857
5Boston $65,063
6New York City $23,548
7Great Falls, Mont. $12,181
8Detroit $11,226
9Anchorage $10,230
10Chicago $8,397

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of New Orleans rose 11.08 percent compared to last year to $432,271.
  • Austin International Airport, Texas fell 81.63 percent compared to last year to $200,634.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 29.91 percent compared to last year to $198,469.
  • Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio fell 31.89 percent compared to last year to $166,829.
  • Port of Newark fell 12.02 percent compared to last year to $134,053.

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 $392,313, 37.74 percent, (27.12 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 United Kingdom decreased $270,089, 37.58 percent, (18.79 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan increased $14,967, 5.31 percent, (12.44 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 China increased $26,716, 14.26 percent, (8.97 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Italy increased $100,688, 143.34 percent, (7.16 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 74.48 percent of all these Plans, drawings for architectural purposes imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $1.78 million of the $2.39 million total.

All totaled, 47.44 percent of all these Plans, drawings for architectural purposes imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $1.13 million of the $2.39 million total