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

Imports: Commercial vehicles

Commercial vehicles, the No. 10 import by value totaled $2.85 billion for the month of November, $30.06 billion through November of 2019, and $28.7 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$23.97 B
2Canada$3.48 B
3Japan$871.39 M
4United Kingdom$633.19 M
5Spain$518.21 M
6Germany$260.22 M
7Sweden$198.66 M
8Brazil$58.29 M
9South Africa$14.83 M
10Finland$9.95 M
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U.S. imports of Commercial vehicles increased 14.56 percent through November to $30.06 billion

U.S. imports of Commercial vehicles increased 14.56 percent from $26.23 billion to $30.06 billion through the first 11 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 10 through November among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 11 for the last full year with a total value of $28.7 billion, a $2.34 billion, 8.86 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through November of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 Spain. The leading gateways were No. 1 Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif., No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 Spain. The leading gateways were No. 1 Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif., No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of Baltimore, Md..

January – November 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $23,966,679,774
2Canada $3,483,662,967
3Japan $871,386,710
4United Kingdom $633,186,321
5Spain $518,207,786
6Germany $260,216,306
7Sweden $198,660,861
8Brazil $58,287,356
9South Africa $14,833,553
10Finland $9,950,800

January – November 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $4,208,416,092
2San Diego $1,504,888,755
3Detroit $501,946,883
4Baltimore $464,286,265
5Ogdensburg, N.Y. $394,283,085
6El Paso $360,403,859
7Jacksonville/Tampa $192,700,828
8New York City $174,273,085
9Seattle $152,514,874
10Atlanta/Savannah $121,285,762

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 11 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas rose 16.29 percent compared to last year to $8.92 billion.
  • Port Laredo rose 18.63 percent compared to last year to $5.64 billion.
  • Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. rose 9.52 percent compared to last year to $4.47 billion.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 46.16 percent compared to last year to $2.26 billion.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas rose 10.2 percent compared to last year to $1.35 billion.

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 $3.02 billion, 14.4 percent, (79.74 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada increased $548.31 million, 18.68 percent, (11.59 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan increased $73.37 million, 9.19 percent, (2.9 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 United Kingdom increased $181.87 million, 40.3 percent, (2.11 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Spain increased $71.87 million, 16.1 percent, (1.72 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 98.06 percent of all these Commercial vehicles imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through November of this year. That is equal to $29.47 billion of the $30.06 billion total.

All totaled, 75.36 percent of all these Commercial vehicles imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through November of this year. That is equal to $22.65 billion of the $30.06 billion total