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

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

Ship's derricks, cranes, mobile lifting frames, the No. 225 import by value totaled $105.23 million for the month of December, $1.72 billion through December of 2018, and $1.24 billion 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
1Germany$312.7 M
2Japan$294.41 M
3China$239.74 M
4Poland$135.27 M
5Finland$133.46 M
6Austria$122.8 M
7Italy$107.17 M
8Ireland$77.42 M
9Canada$68.82 M
10The Netherlands$55.16 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.72 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $239,559,668
2Port of Virginia $232,120,387
3Port of Freeport, Texas $195,751,690
4Port of Baltimore, Md. $132,022,287
5Port of Houston $119,712,223
6Port of Galveston, Texas $103,676,106
7Port of Charleston $79,348,545
8Port of Savannah, Ga. $75,336,878
9Port of Tacoma, Wash. $57,329,629
10Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $47,993,290

U.S. imports of Ship’s derricks, cranes, mobile lifting frames increased 38.10 percent through December to $1.72 billion

U.S. imports of Ship’s derricks, cranes, mobile lifting frames increased 38.10 percent from $1.24 billion to $1.72 billion 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 225 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 270 for the last full year with a total value of $1.24 billion, a $152.33 million, 10.90 percent decreased from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 China, No. 4 Poland and No. 5 Finland. 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.

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

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Germany $312,700,276
2Japan $294,408,204
3China $239,737,594
4Poland $135,270,104
5Finland $133,460,305
6Austria $122,803,091
7Italy $107,174,126
8Ireland $77,420,634
9Canada $68,823,961
10The Netherlands $55,156,358

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Houston $75,381,766
2Norfolk $44,780,419
3Baltimore $40,607,974
4Charleston $39,550,447
5Detroit $22,837,634
6New York City $21,473,531
7Los Angeles $13,173,285
8Atlanta/Savannah $9,743,903
9Buffalo $8,227,780
10Seattle $8,168,892

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark rose 78.96 percent compared to last year to $239.56 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 604.45 percent compared to last year to $232.12 million.
  • Port of Freeport, Texas rose 68.33 percent compared to last year to $195.75 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. rose 27.05 percent compared to last year to $132.02 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 30.01 percent compared to last year to $119.71 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 $73.04 million, 30.48 percent, (18.19 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Japan increased $61.92 million, 26.63 percent, (17.12 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China increased $73.94 million, 44.59 percent, (13.94 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Poland increased $52.01 million, 62.47 percent, (7.87 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Finland increased $124.85 million, 1450.81 percent, (7.76 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 64.89 percent of all these Ship’s derricks, cranes, mobile lifting frames imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $1.12 billion of the $1.72 billion total.

All totaled, 53.46 percent of all these Ship’s derricks, cranes, mobile lifting frames imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $919.17 million of the $1.72 billion total