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

Imports: Ship’s derricks, cranes, mobile lifting frames

Ship's derricks, cranes, mobile lifting frames, the No. 212 import by value totaled $154.93 million for the month of July, $1.08 billion through July of 2019, and $1.72 billion 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
1Germany$241.44 M
2Japan$217.26 M
3China$168.88 M
4Austria$89.42 M
5Poland$78.19 M
6Italy$69.14 M
7Finland$43.14 M
8Canada$33.81 M
9France$25.12 M
10Spain$24.47 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.08 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Freeport, Texas $162,237,934
2Port of Virginia $109,634,865
3Port of Newark $105,489,814
4Port of Charleston $85,886,653
5Port of Galveston, Texas $68,261,277
6Port of Baltimore, Md. $65,409,309
7Port of Los Angeles $61,848,039
8Port of Houston $54,775,939
9Port of Tacoma, Wash. $48,977,375
10Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $34,310,431

U.S. imports of Ship’s derricks, cranes, mobile lifting frames increased 4.93 percent through July to $1.08 billion

U.S. imports of Ship’s derricks, cranes, mobile lifting frames increased 4.93 percent from $1.03 billion to $1.08 billion through the first seven 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 212 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 216 for the last full year with a total value of $1.72 billion, a $474.29 million, 38.10 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through July of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 China, No. 4 Austria and No. 5 Poland. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Freeport, Texas, No. 2 Port of Virginia, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port of Charleston and No. 5 Port of Galveston, Texas.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Finland and No. 5 Austria. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Virginia, No. 3 Port of Freeport, Texas, No. 4 Port of Baltimore, Md. and No. 5 Port of Houston.

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Germany $241,437,504
2Japan $217,256,638
3China $168,875,418
4Austria $89,421,680
5Poland $78,193,347
6Italy $69,135,064
7Finland $43,136,864
8Canada $33,810,421
9France $25,124,358
10Spain $24,465,393

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Houston $121,361,262
2New York City $58,516,271
3Norfolk $55,563,688
4Baltimore $47,432,872
5Charleston $44,110,726
6Detroit $34,669,334
7Los Angeles $22,218,169
8Atlanta/Savannah $13,651,943
9Buffalo $11,597,397
10Seattle $11,589,020

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Freeport, Texas rose 54.89 percent compared to last year to $162.24 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 28.87 percent compared to last year to $109.63 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 6.48 percent compared to last year to $105.49 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 65.15 percent compared to last year to $85.89 million.
  • Port of Galveston, Texas rose 5.86 percent compared to last year to $68.26 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 Germany increased $82.51 million, 51.92 percent, (22.42 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Japan increased $69.38 million, 46.92 percent, (20.17 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China decreased $57.25 million, 25.32 percent, (15.68 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Austria increased $22.47 million, 33.55 percent, (8.3 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Poland increased $16.33 million, 26.39 percent, (7.26 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 73.83 percent of all these Ship’s derricks, cranes, mobile lifting frames imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $795.18 million of the $1.08 billion total.

All totaled, 49.35 percent of all these Ship’s derricks, cranes, mobile lifting frames imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $531.51 million of the $1.08 billion total