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

Imports: Rafts, buoys, other misc. floating structures

Rafts, buoys, other misc. floating structures, the No. 768 import by value totaled $9.77 million for the month of December, $144.44 million through December 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$53.89 M
2Canada$15.09 M
3China$13.41 M
4United Kingdom$11.11 M
5Thailand$9.89 M
6Denmark$8.4 M
7Norway$4.84 M
8Sweden$4.69 M
9Poland$4.66 M
10France$4.06 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $144.44 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $50,946,566
2Port of Eastport, Maine $11,092,385
3Port Miami $7,796,768
4Port of Seattle, Wash. $7,054,049
5Port of New Orleans $5,919,291
6Port of Newark $5,438,565
7Port of Los Angeles $5,358,523
8Port of Houston $3,943,859
9Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Texas $3,721,385
10John F. Kennedy International Airport $3,455,351

U.S. imports of Rafts, buoys, other misc. floating structures increased 21.22 percent through December to $144.44 million

U.S. imports of Rafts, buoys, other misc. floating structures increased 21.22 percent from $119.15 million to $144.44 million in 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 768 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 781 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 December 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 New Orleans.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 China, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 Thailand and No. 5 Canada. 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $53,894,199
2Canada $15,086,043
3China $13,407,973
4United Kingdom $11,111,048
5Thailand $9,894,088
6Denmark $8,402,795
7Norway $4,837,925
8Sweden $4,694,621
9Poland $4,660,162
10France $4,055,168

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1El Paso $11,895,345
2Seattle $4,012,845
3Miami $2,838,298
4Houston $2,142,795
5Portland, Maine $1,785,398
6New York City $1,357,830
7Cleveland $1,308,180
8Boston $1,243,554
9Los Angeles $1,013,241
10Ogdensburg, N.Y. $978,202

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas fell 1.47 percent compared to last year to $50.95 million.
  • Port of Eastport, Maine rose 138.48 percent compared to last year to $11.09 million.
  • Port Miami rose 29.21 percent compared to last year to $7.8 million.
  • Port of Seattle, Wash. rose 43.14 percent compared to last year to $7.05 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 68.57 percent compared to last year to $5.92 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 $252,150, 0.47 percent, (37.31 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada increased $7.82 million, 107.55 percent, (10.44 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China decreased $1.56 million, 10.41 percent, (9.28 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 United Kingdom increased $1.57 million, 16.41 percent, (7.69 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Thailand increased $2.42 million, 32.38 percent, (6.85 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 71.58 percent of all these Rafts, buoys, other misc. floating structures imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $103.39 million of the $144.44 million total.

All totaled, 57.33 percent of all these Rafts, buoys, other misc. floating structures imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $82.81 million of the $144.44 million total