Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through February 2020.

Imports: Rafts, buoys, other misc. floating structures

Rafts, buoys, other misc. floating structures, the No. 720 import by value totaled $13.59 million for the month of February, $26.19 million through February of 2020, and $138.46 million for all of 2019, 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$10.2 M
2United Kingdom$6.78 M
3China$1.88 M
4Denmark$1.66 M
5Thailand$1.49 M
6Ireland$736,762
7Canada$609,826
8France$557,856
9Myanmar (Burma)$502,932
10Italy$377,455
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $26.19 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $9,656,274
2Port of Houston $5,248,622
3Port of Los Angeles $1,331,022
4Port Everglades, Fla. $1,315,772
5Port of Port Canaveral, Fla. $877,600
6Port Miami $866,798
7Miami Int’l Airport $642,747
8Port of New Orleans $607,556
9Port of Seattle, Wash. $444,790
10John F. Kennedy International Airport $444,295

U.S. imports of Rafts, buoys, other misc. floating structures increased 30.36 percent through February to $26.19 million

U.S. imports of Rafts, buoys, other misc. floating structures increased 30.36 percent from $20.09 million to $26.19 million through the first two months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 720 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 790 for the last full year with a total value of $138.46 million, a $5.98 million, 4.14 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 United Kingdom, No. 3 China, No. 4 Denmark and No. 5 Thailand. The leading gateways were No. 1 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 2 Port of Houston, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port Everglades, Fla. and No. 5 Port of Port Canaveral, Fla..

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

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $10,204,231
2United Kingdom $6,777,493
3China $1,882,985
4Denmark $1,659,872
5Thailand $1,488,930
6Ireland $736,762
7Canada $609,826
8France $557,856
9Myanmar (Burma) $502,932
10Italy $377,455

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1El Paso $5,054,840
2Houston $1,427,712
3Miami $859,622
4Atlanta/Savannah $545,591
5New Orleans $357,369
6Mobile $272,256
7New York City $208,056
8Wilmington $207,699
9Jacksonville/Tampa $206,738
10Seattle $181,722

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas rose 1.81 percent compared to last year to $9.66 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 370.12 percent compared to last year to $5.25 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 157.58 percent compared to last year to $1.33 million.
  • Port Everglades, Fla. rose 390.18 percent compared to last year to $1.32 million.
  • Port of Port Canaveral, Fla. rose 88.1 percent compared to last year to $877,600.

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 decreased $87,906, 0.85 percent, (38.96 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 United Kingdom increased $5.23 million, 337.74 percent, (25.87 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China increased $256,083, 15.74 percent, (7.19 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Denmark increased $842,626, 103.11 percent, (6.34 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Thailand decreased $346,249, 18.87 percent, (5.68 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 84.04 percent of all these Rafts, buoys, other misc. floating structures imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $22.01 million of the $26.19 million total.

All totaled, 70.36 percent of all these Rafts, buoys, other misc. floating structures imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $18.43 million of the $26.19 million total