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

Imports: Rafts, buoys, other misc. floating structures

Rafts, buoys, other misc. floating structures, the No. 792 import by value totaled $9.62 million for the month of March, $29.71 million through March of 2019, and $144.44 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
1Mexico$15.3 M
2United Kingdom$2.48 M
3Thailand$2.23 M
4China$2.15 M
5Italy$1.91 M
6Canada$1.52 M
7Denmark$1.51 M
8France$707,585
9Spain$477,449
10Norway$423,470
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U.S. imports of Rafts, buoys, other misc. floating structures decreased 13.27 percent through March to $29.71 million

U.S. imports of Rafts, buoys, other misc. floating structures decreased 13.27 percent from $34.25 million to $29.71 million 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 792 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 763 for the last full year with a total value of $144.44 million, a $25.28 million, 21.22 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 United Kingdom, No. 3 Thailand, No. 4 China and No. 5 Italy. The leading gateways were No. 1 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 2 Port Miami, No. 3 Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Texas, No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Port of New Orleans.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 China, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Denmark and No. 5 Norway. 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 New Orleans.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $15,300,303
2United Kingdom $2,479,378
3Thailand $2,233,524
4China $2,146,161
5Italy $1,908,821
6Canada $1,515,902
7Denmark $1,510,319
8France $707,585
9Spain $477,449
10Norway $423,470

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1El Paso $16,743,501
2Seattle $4,439,862
3Miami $3,635,675
4Houston $2,656,339
5Portland, Maine $2,064,998
6New York City $1,786,531
7Los Angeles $1,354,004
8Cleveland $1,337,859
9Boston $1,294,865
10Ogdensburg, N.Y. $1,005,662

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:

  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas rose 15.52 percent compared to last year to $14.31 million.
  • Port Miami rose 16.86 percent compared to last year to $1.94 million.
  • Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Texas rose 60.1 percent compared to last year to $1.62 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 74.95 percent compared to last year to $1.2 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 0.48 percent compared to last year to $1.15 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 $2.17 million, 16.5 percent, (51.5 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 United Kingdom increased $574,772, 30.18 percent, (8.35 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Thailand increased $259,467, 13.14 percent, (7.52 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 China decreased $1.33 million, 38.2 percent, (7.22 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Italy increased $864,000, 82.69 percent, (6.43 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 81.01 percent of all these Rafts, buoys, other misc. floating structures imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $24.07 million of the $29.71 million total.

All totaled, 68.1 percent of all these Rafts, buoys, other misc. floating structures imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $20.23 million of the $29.71 million total