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

Imports: Rafts, buoys, other misc. floating structures

Rafts, buoys, other misc. floating structures, the No. 758 import by value totaled $9.92 million for the month of October, $125.51 million through October of 2018, and $119.15 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
1Mexico$45.51 M
2Canada$14.17 M
3China$11.62 M
4United Kingdom$9.34 M
5Thailand$8.87 M
6Denmark$7.43 M
7Norway$4.83 M
8Poland$4.66 M
9France$3.45 M
10Italy$3.35 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $125.51 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $43,040,281
2Port of Eastport, Maine $10,960,345
3Port Miami $7,023,475
4Port of Seattle, Wash. $6,950,258
5Port of Newark $5,243,515
6Port of New Orleans $5,212,441
7Port of Los Angeles $4,426,823
8Port of Houston $3,496,415
9Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Texas $3,319,338
10John F. Kennedy International Airport $3,050,287

U.S. imports of Rafts, buoys, other misc. floating structures increased 28.53 percent through October to $125.51 million

U.S. imports of Rafts, buoys, other misc. floating structures increased 28.53 percent from $97.65 million to $125.51 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 758 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 782 for the last full year with a total value of $119.15 million, a $24.74 million, 17.19 percent decreased from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 Thailand. The leading gateways were No. 1 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 2 Port of Eastport, Maine, No. 3 Port Miami, No. 4 Port of Seattle, Wash. and No. 5 Port of Newark.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 China, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Thailand. The leading gateways were No. 1 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 2 Port Miami, No. 3 Port of Seattle, Wash., No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Port of Eastport, Maine.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $45,505,352
2Canada $14,172,790
3China $11,619,156
4United Kingdom $9,339,741
5Thailand $8,872,936
6Denmark $7,427,948
7Norway $4,827,467
8Poland $4,660,162
9France $3,450,982
10Italy $3,346,676

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1El Paso $8,845,904
2Seattle $3,554,298
3Miami $2,042,341
4Houston $1,542,038
5New York City $1,053,045
6Ogdensburg, N.Y. $929,621
7Los Angeles $834,286
8Cleveland $663,548
9Jacksonville/Tampa $519,761
10Boston $503,808

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:

  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas fell 0.61 percent compared to last year to $43.04 million.
  • Port of Eastport, Maine rose 135.65 percent compared to last year to $10.96 million.
  • Port Miami rose 44.12 percent compared to last year to $7.02 million.
  • Port of Seattle, Wash. rose 74.35 percent compared to last year to $6.95 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 256.77 percent compared to last year to $5.24 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 Mexico increased $640,096, 1.43 percent, (36.26 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada increased $7.97 million, 128.39 percent, (11.29 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China decreased $586,182, 4.8 percent, (9.26 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 United Kingdom increased $2.92 million, 45.44 percent, (7.44 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Thailand increased $2.89 million, 48.39 percent, (7.07 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 71.32 percent of all these Rafts, buoys, other misc. floating structures imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $89.51 million of the $125.51 million total.

All totaled, 58.34 percent of all these Rafts, buoys, other misc. floating structures imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $73.22 million of the $125.51 million total