Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through March 2020.

Imports: Fork-lifts, other trucks with lifts

Fork-lifts, other trucks with lifts, the No. 175 import by value totaled $239.95 million for the month of March, $560.6 million through March of 2020, and $2.9 billion for all of 2019, 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
1United Kingdom$91.24 M
2Canada$81.94 M
3South Korea$76.09 M
4China$63.76 M
5Ireland$55.18 M
6Italy$50.34 M
7Germany$43.01 M
8The Netherlands$29.09 M
9Mexico$24.29 M
10France$13.48 M
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January – March 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $560.6 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Savannah, Ga. $165,090,912
2Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $42,963,193
3Port of Charleston $31,236,206
4Port of Baltimore, Md. $26,869,677
5Port of Houston $26,776,876
6Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $26,644,957
7Port of Newark $25,773,773
8Port of Virginia $25,433,398
9Port of Long Beach $25,309,858
10Port Laredo $24,342,401

U.S. imports of Fork-lifts, other trucks with lifts decreased 22.21 percent through March to $560.6 million

U.S. imports of Fork-lifts, other trucks with lifts decreased 22.21 percent from $720.61 million to $560.6 million through the first three months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 175 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 147 for the last full year with a total value of $2.9 billion, a $38.57 million, 1.31 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 United Kingdom, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 China and No. 5 Ireland. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 2 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port of Charleston, No. 4 Port of Baltimore, Md. and No. 5 Port of Houston.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 United Kingdom, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 Italy and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 2 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of Baltimore, Md. and No. 5 Port of Newark.

January – March 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1United Kingdom $91,243,039
2Canada $81,936,678
3South Korea $76,087,587
4China $63,759,302
5Ireland $55,182,322
6Italy $50,341,850
7Germany $43,012,769
8The Netherlands $29,088,698
9Mexico $24,285,677
10France $13,479,513

January – March 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Atlanta/Savannah $39,665,194
2Houston $27,045,159
3Detroit $26,668,891
4Los Angeles $12,882,797
5Charleston $12,146,106
6Baltimore $11,666,189
7Cleveland $11,327,625
8New York City $10,475,329
9Chicago $8,771,052
10Seattle $7,113,905

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 26.52 percent compared to last year to $165.09 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 30.82 percent compared to last year to $42.96 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 11.69 percent compared to last year to $31.24 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. fell 44.34 percent compared to last year to $26.87 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 10.02 percent compared to last year to $26.78 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 United Kingdom decreased $43.44 million, 32.25 percent, (16.28 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada decreased $43.35 million, 34.6 percent, (14.62 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 South Korea decreased $14.46 million, 15.97 percent, (13.57 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 China decreased $13.48 million, 17.45 percent, (11.37 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Ireland increased $12.57 million, 29.49 percent, (9.84 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 65.68 percent of all these Fork-lifts, other trucks with lifts imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $368.21 million of the $560.6 million total.

All totaled, 52.25 percent of all these Fork-lifts, other trucks with lifts imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $292.94 million of the $560.6 million total