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

Imports: Railway or tramway freight cars, not self-propelld

Railway or tramway freight cars, not self-propelld, the No. 574 import by value totaled $41.41 million for the month of March, $82.07 million through March of 2019, and $312.5 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
1Canada$82.06 M
2Australia$9,335
3Japan$4,744
4Colombia$0
5Mexico$0
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U.S. imports of Railway or tramway freight cars, not self-propelld decreased 8.56 percent through March to $82.07 million

U.S. imports of Railway or tramway freight cars, not self-propelld decreased 8.56 percent from $89.75 million to $82.07 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 574 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 546 for the last full year with a total value of $312.5 million, a $204.51 million, 189.36 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources only markets for U.S. imports in this category were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Australia, No. 3 Japan and No. 4 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 International Falls, Minn. and No. 5 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources only markets for U.S. imports of were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Australia and No. 4 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 4 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. and No. 5 Sumas, Border Crossing, Wash..

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $82,059,690
2Australia $9,335
3Japan $4,744
4Germany $0

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $88,905,927
2Buffalo $5,376,235
3Seattle $191,693
4Charleston $103,604
5Laredo $14,320
6Pembina, N.D. $12,000
7Baltimore $9,765
8San Francisco $8,606
9Cleveland $3,880
10Los Angeles $0

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:

  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 2.35 percent compared to last year to $57.07 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 97.32 percent compared to last year to $15.36 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 65.95 percent compared to last year to $8.78 million.
  • International Falls, Minn. totaled $650,000. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. totaled $190,348. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

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 Canada decreased $7.68 million, 8.56 percent, (99.98 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Australia increased $9,335, 0 percent, (0.01 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan increased $4,744, 0 percent, (0.01 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany decreased $9,900, 100 percent, (0 percent market share).

All totaled, 100 percent of all these Railway or tramway freight cars, not self-propelld imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $82.07 million of the $82.07 million total.

All totaled, 99.97 percent of all these Railway or tramway freight cars, not self-propelld imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $82.05 million of the $82.07 million total