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

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

Railway or tramway freight cars, not self-propelld, the No. 598 import by value totaled $21.27 million for the month of December, $312.5 million through December 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$312.19 M
2Germany$113,504
3China$72,695
4Saudi Arabia$50,000
5Italy$17,660
6Japan$15,097
7Mexico$14,320
8United Kingdom$9,140
9Taiwan$8,606
10India$4,865
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $312.5 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $146,986,077
2Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $131,600,399
3Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $32,774,938
4Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $393,062
5Sumas, Border Crossing, Wash. $365,502
6Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. $103,741
7Port of Georgetown, S.C. $103,604
8Port of Newark $59,050
9Port of Virginia $17,660
10Port of Long Beach $15,097

U.S. imports of Railway or tramway freight cars, not self-propelld increased 189.36 percent through December to $312.5 million

U.S. imports of Railway or tramway freight cars, not self-propelld increased 189.36 percent from $108 million to $312.5 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 598 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 801 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 December of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 China, No. 4 Saudi Arabia and No. 5 Italy. 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..

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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $312,194,300
2Germany $113,504
3China $72,695
4Saudi Arabia $50,000
5Italy $17,660
6Japan $15,097
7Mexico $14,320
8United Kingdom $9,140
9Taiwan $8,606
10India $4,865

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $72,157,413
2Buffalo $5,376,235
3Seattle $191,693
4Charleston $103,604
5Pembina, N.D. $12,000
6San Francisco $8,606
7Laredo $0
8Portland/Columbia-Snake River $0
9New York City $0
10Los Angeles $0

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 181.59 percent compared to last year to $146.99 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 334.23 percent compared to last year to $131.6 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 44.07 percent compared to last year to $32.77 million.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. rose 220.87 percent compared to last year to $393,062.
  • Sumas, Border Crossing, Wash. rose 13186 percent compared to last year to $365,502.

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 $204.24 million, 189.2 percent, (99.9 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Germany increased $113,504, 0 percent, (0.04 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China increased $60,058, 475.26 percent, (0.02 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Saudi Arabia increased $50,000, 0 percent, (0.02 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Italy increased $17,660, 0 percent, (0.01 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 99.98 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 December of this year. That is equal to $312.45 million of the $312.5 million total.

All totaled, 99.88 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 December of this year. That is equal to $312.12 million of the $312.5 million total