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

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

Railway or tramway freight cars, not self-propelld, the No. 583 import by value totaled $28.19 million for the month of October, $274.46 million through October of 2018, and $108 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
1Canada$274.29 M
2China$59,050
3Saudi Arabia$50,000
4Italy$17,660
5Japan$15,097
6Germany$9,900
7United Kingdom$9,140
8India$4,865
9Israel$4,635
10Colombia$0
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $274.46 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $138,732,992
2Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $102,133,099
3Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $32,774,938
4Sumas, Border Crossing, Wash. $365,502
5Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $209,950
6Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. $103,741
7Port of Newark $59,050
8Port of Virginia $17,660
9Port of Long Beach $15,097
10Port of Los Angeles $14,765

U.S. imports of Railway or tramway freight cars, not self-propelld increased 310.52 percent through October to $274.46 million

U.S. imports of Railway or tramway freight cars, not self-propelld increased 310.52 percent from $66.86 million to $274.46 million through the first 10 months of 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 583 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 858 for the last full year with a total value of $108 million, a $104.46 million, 2,955.46 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 China, No. 3 Saudi Arabia, No. 4 Italy and No. 5 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 Sumas, Border Crossing, Wash. and No. 5 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 China, No. 4 India and No. 5 Mexico. 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 Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. and No. 5 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $274,290,803
2China $59,050
3Saudi Arabia $50,000
4Italy $17,660
5Japan $15,097
6Germany $9,900
7United Kingdom $9,140
8India $4,865
9Israel $4,635
10Mexico $0

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $51,185,542
2Buffalo $5,376,235
3Pembina, N.D. $12,000
4Seattle $8,581

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 285.39 percent compared to last year to $138.73 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 1719.91 percent compared to last year to $102.13 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 44.07 percent compared to last year to $32.77 million.
  • Sumas, Border Crossing, Wash. rose 13186 percent compared to last year to $365,502.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. rose 71.39 percent compared to last year to $209,950.

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 increased $207.47 million, 310.48 percent, (99.94 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China increased $49,373, 510.21 percent, (0.02 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Saudi Arabia increased $50,000, 0 percent, (0.02 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Italy increased $17,660, 0 percent, (0.01 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Japan increased $854, 6 percent, (0.01 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 99.99 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 October of this year. That is equal to $274.43 million of the $274.46 million total.

All totaled, 99.91 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 October of this year. That is equal to $274.22 million of the $274.46 million total