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

Imports: Rafts, buoys, other misc. floating structures

Rafts, buoys, other misc. floating structures, the No. 784 import by value totaled $10.12 million for the month of July, $74.73 million through July 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$36.83 M
2Thailand$6.13 M
3China$5.88 M
4Canada$5.81 M
5United Kingdom$5.75 M
6Denmark$3.25 M
7Italy$3 M
8France$1.74 M
9Norway$1.47 M
10Spain$545,729
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $74.73 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $33,515,912
2Port Miami $5,657,919
3Port of Seattle, Wash. $2,762,758
4Port of Houston $2,535,922
5Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Texas $2,489,605
6Port of New Orleans $1,946,080
7Port of Los Angeles $1,877,765
8Port Laredo $1,875,218
9Port of Port Canaveral, Fla. $1,407,364
10John F. Kennedy International Airport $1,265,616

U.S. imports of Rafts, buoys, other misc. floating structures decreased 17.29 percent through July to $74.73 million

U.S. imports of Rafts, buoys, other misc. floating structures decreased 17.29 percent from $90.35 million to $74.73 million through the first seven 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 784 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 749 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 July of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Thailand, No. 3 China, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 United Kingdom. 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 Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Texas.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 Denmark. 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 – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $36,829,428
2Thailand $6,131,908
3China $5,875,609
4Canada $5,808,642
5United Kingdom $5,747,066
6Denmark $3,250,715
7Italy $2,997,556
8France $1,735,179
9Norway $1,472,486
10Spain $545,729

January – July 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 seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas rose 15.16 percent compared to last year to $33.52 million.
  • Port Miami rose 60.08 percent compared to last year to $5.66 million.
  • Port of Seattle, Wash. fell 56.64 percent compared to last year to $2.76 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 5.12 percent compared to last year to $2.54 million.
  • Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Texas rose 6.6 percent compared to last year to $2.49 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 $6.06 million, 19.7 percent, (49.29 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Thailand increased $1.6 million, 35.27 percent, (8.21 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China decreased $3.22 million, 35.38 percent, (7.86 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Canada decreased $6.45 million, 52.63 percent, (7.77 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 United Kingdom decreased $961,429, 14.33 percent, (7.69 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 80.82 percent of all these Rafts, buoys, other misc. floating structures imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $60.39 million of the $74.73 million total.

All totaled, 62.85 percent of all these Rafts, buoys, other misc. floating structures imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $46.96 million of the $74.73 million total