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

Imports: Prefabricated buildings

Prefabricated buildings, the No. 568 import by value totaled $31.19 million for the month of October, $290.25 million through October of 2018, and $304.49 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
1Canada$137.18 M
2China$52.72 M
3Israel$23.92 M
4Mexico$19.32 M
5United Arab Emirates$8.65 M
6Germany$6.59 M
7United Kingdom$5.24 M
8Italy$4.54 M
9Poland$3.88 M
10Belgium$3.81 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $290.25 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $29,679,986
2Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $22,129,222
3Port of Newark $21,044,434
4Presidio Border Crossing, Texas $16,548,573
5Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $15,899,972
6Port of Savannah, Ga. $15,859,024
7Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $14,984,720
8Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. $13,222,219
9Port of Houston $10,572,057
10Port of Oakland, Calif. $9,611,540

U.S. imports of Prefabricated buildings increased 13.36 percent through October to $290.25 million

U.S. imports of Prefabricated buildings increased 13.36 percent from $256.05 million to $290.25 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 568 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 575 for the last full year with a total value of $304.49 million, a $7.87 million, 2.52 percent decreased from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 China, No. 3 Israel, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 United Arab Emirates. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Presidio Border Crossing, Texas and No. 5 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 China, No. 3 Israel, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 United Arab Emirates. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY and No. 5 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $137,177,866
2China $52,720,895
3Israel $23,923,793
4Mexico $19,318,690
5United Arab Emirates $8,652,027
6Germany $6,594,355
7United Kingdom $5,240,479
8Italy $4,537,059
9Poland $3,879,833
10Belgium $3,809,927

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $4,661,689
2Los Angeles $4,643,990
3Seattle $4,394,309
4Portland, Maine $3,443,020
5Buffalo $3,425,044
6El Paso $3,303,486
7Atlanta/Savannah $3,156,910
8Great Falls, Mont. $2,688,173
9New York City $2,525,768
10San Francisco $2,329,817

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 Los Angeles rose 22.66 percent compared to last year to $29.68 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 21.67 percent compared to last year to $22.13 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 15.12 percent compared to last year to $21.04 million.
  • Presidio Border Crossing, Texas rose 9.29 percent compared to last year to $16.55 million.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. rose 0.91 percent compared to last year to $15.9 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 Canada increased $25.87 million, 23.24 percent, (47.26 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China increased $7.07 million, 15.48 percent, (18.16 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Israel decreased $5.87 million, 19.71 percent, (8.24 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Mexico increased $1.57 million, 8.84 percent, (6.66 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 United Arab Emirates increased $2.28 million, 35.72 percent, (2.98 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 83.3 percent of all these Prefabricated buildings imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $241.79 million of the $290.25 million total.

All totaled, 36.28 percent of all these Prefabricated buildings imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $105.3 million of the $290.25 million total