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

Imports: Trailers and similar vehicles

Trailers and similar vehicles, the No. 119 import by value totaled $300.53 million for the month of February, $592.67 million through February of 2019, and $4.27 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
1Mexico$251.62 M
2China$212.07 M
3Canada$76.69 M
4Vietnam$10.16 M
5Taiwan$6.63 M
6Spain$5.28 M
7India$4.9 M
8Germany$3.91 M
9South Korea$3.53 M
10Belgium$2.74 M
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $592.67 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $171,031,903
2Port of Los Angeles $84,011,634
3Port of Long Beach $39,005,007
4El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $28,289,372
5Port of Savannah, Ga. $26,526,678
6Port Laredo $22,948,302
7Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas $21,413,824
8Chicago O’Hare International Airport $18,348,995
9Port of Newark $17,287,281
10Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $15,974,233

U.S. imports of Trailers and similar vehicles increased 10.85 percent through February to $592.67 million

U.S. imports of Trailers and similar vehicles increased 10.85 percent from $534.64 million to $592.67 million through the first two 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 119 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 132 for the last full year with a total value of $4.27 billion, a $830.84 million, 24.19 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 China, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Vietnam and No. 5 Taiwan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif., No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Long Beach, No. 4 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Taiwan and No. 5 Vietnam. The leading gateways were No. 1 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif., No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Long Beach, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas.

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $251,616,967
2China $212,071,521
3Canada $76,689,755
4Vietnam $10,159,261
5Taiwan $6,625,252
6Spain $5,278,457
7India $4,901,437
8Germany $3,914,315
9South Korea $3,527,359
10Belgium $2,738,650

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1San Diego $357,264,776
2Los Angeles $181,746,212
3Chicago $103,291,397
4Laredo $62,565,782
5El Paso $62,449,081
6Atlanta/Savannah $60,786,915
7Detroit $49,389,434
8Norfolk $41,448,165
9New York City $39,850,254
10Seattle $34,656,706

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. rose 29.44 percent compared to last year to $171.03 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 14.68 percent compared to last year to $84.01 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 12.76 percent compared to last year to $39.01 million.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas rose 29.74 percent compared to last year to $28.29 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 4.87 percent compared to last year to $26.53 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 Mexico increased $64.23 million, 34.28 percent, (42.46 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China decreased $18.56 million, 8.05 percent, (35.78 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Canada increased $6.2 million, 8.8 percent, (12.94 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Vietnam increased $3.7 million, 57.38 percent, (1.71 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Taiwan decreased $48,927, 0.73 percent, (1.12 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 94.01 percent of all these Trailers and similar vehicles imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $557.16 million of the $592.67 million total.

All totaled, 58.86 percent of all these Trailers and similar vehicles imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $348.86 million of the $592.67 million total