Current data is through December 2019.

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

Railway or tramway freight cars, not self-propelld, the No. 581 import by value totaled $25.09 million for the month of December, $323.64 million through December 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

RankCountry2019
1Canada$323.42 M
2Italy$105,035
3Germany$94,183
4Australia$15,327
5Mexico$5,762
6Japan$4,744
7France$0
8Peru$0
9Colombia$0
10Panama$0
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U.S. imports of Railway or tramway freight cars, not self-propelld increased 3.56 percent through December 2019 to $323.64 million

U.S. imports of Railway or tramway freight cars, not self-propelld increased 3.56 percent from $312.5 million to $323.64 million in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 581 in 2019 among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 598 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 December 2019 the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Italy, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Australia and No. 5 Mexico. 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 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. and No. 5 International Falls, Minn..

In the last previous full 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..

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five in 2019 were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 14.35 percent to $168.07 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 162.04 percent to $85.88 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 52.86 percent to $62.04 million.
  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. totaled $3.12 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • International Falls, Minn. totaled $2.91 million. 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 increased $11.22 million, 3.6 percent, (99.93 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Italy increased $87,375, 494.76 percent, (0.03 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany decreased $19,321, 17.02 percent, (0.03 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Australia increased $15,327, 0 percent, (0 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Mexico decreased $8,558, 59.76 percent, (0 percent of all shipments).

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 in 2019. That is equal to $323.64 million of the $323.64 million total.

All totaled, 99.5 percent of all these Railway or tramway freight cars, not self-propelld imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports in 2019. That is equal to $322.02 million of the $323.64 million total.