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

Imports: Prefabricated buildings

Prefabricated buildings, the No. 526 import by value totaled $30.52 million for the month of August, $268.41 million through August of 2019, and $354.55 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
1Canada$147.91 M
2China$39.18 M
3Mexico$18.71 M
4Israel$15.53 M
5The Netherlands$6.99 M
6United Arab Emirates$4.45 M
7Vietnam$4.16 M
8Germany$3.48 M
9Poland$3.44 M
10Spain$3.41 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $268.41 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. $42,058,338
2Port of Los Angeles $22,307,769
3Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $19,947,530
4Port of Newark $19,512,380
5Presidio Border Crossing, Texas $15,511,902
6Jackman Border Crossing, Maine $11,479,969
7Port of Savannah, Ga. $11,378,987
8Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $10,742,296
9Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $9,604,557
10Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $8,521,042

U.S. imports of Prefabricated buildings increased 15.68 percent through August to $268.41 million

U.S. imports of Prefabricated buildings increased 15.68 percent from $232.03 million to $268.41 million through the first eight 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 526 through August among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 565 for the last full year with a total value of $354.55 million, a $50.06 million, 16.44 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 China, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Israel and No. 5 The Netherlands. The leading gateways were No. 1 Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont., No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Presidio Border Crossing, Texas.

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 Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Presidio Border Crossing, Texas.

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $147,905,586
2China $39,183,579
3Mexico $18,713,806
4Israel $15,531,957
5The Netherlands $6,986,621
6United Arab Emirates $4,453,572
7Vietnam $4,155,239
8Germany $3,476,898
9Poland $3,442,863
10Spain $3,412,289

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $13,579,384
2Los Angeles $11,448,089
3Seattle $10,108,783
4Pembina, N.D. $8,812,843
5Portland, Maine $7,438,697
6Atlanta/Savannah $7,363,681
7Great Falls, Mont. $7,137,084
8Buffalo $6,746,692
9El Paso $6,057,986
10New York City $5,083,162

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first eight months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. rose 323.21 percent compared to last year to $42.06 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 7.2 percent compared to last year to $22.31 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 26.84 percent compared to last year to $19.95 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 12.09 percent compared to last year to $19.51 million.
  • Presidio Border Crossing, Texas rose 13.79 percent compared to last year to $15.51 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 $41.85 million, 39.46 percent, (55.11 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China decreased $4.68 million, 10.67 percent, (14.6 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico increased $3.43 million, 22.46 percent, (6.97 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Israel decreased $3.68 million, 19.16 percent, (5.79 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 The Netherlands increased $4.54 million, 185.7 percent, (2.6 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 85.07 percent of all these Prefabricated buildings imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $228.32 million of the $268.41 million total.

All totaled, 44.46 percent of all these Prefabricated buildings imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $119.34 million of the $268.41 million total