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

Imports: Motorcycles, mopeds, other cycles with motors

Motorcycles, mopeds, other cycles with motors, the No. 151 import by value totaled $225.21 million for the month of March, $648.47 million through March of 2020, and $2.43 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
1Japan$142.49 M
2Thailand$97.05 M
3China$80.5 M
4Germany$63.88 M
5Canada$57.13 M
6Taiwan$56.8 M
7Italy$39.7 M
8Austria$31.91 M
9Mexico$29.66 M
10Indonesia$9.74 M
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January – March 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $648.47 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $190,381,696
2Port of Newark $94,952,651
3Port of Virginia $57,280,550
4Port of Tacoma, Wash. $51,623,362
5Port of Long Beach $34,862,416
6El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $25,240,060
7Port of Oakland, Calif. $20,333,738
8Port of Savannah, Ga. $19,400,877
9Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $16,885,925
10Port of Charleston $15,647,409

U.S. imports of Motorcycles, mopeds, other cycles with motors increased 9.08 percent through March to $648.47 million

U.S. imports of Motorcycles, mopeds, other cycles with motors increased 9.08 percent from $594.49 million to $648.47 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 151 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 180 for the last full year with a total value of $2.43 billion, a $300.13 million, 10.99 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 Thailand, No. 3 China, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Virginia, No. 4 Port of Tacoma, Wash. and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 China, No. 3 Thailand, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Virginia, No. 4 Port of Tacoma, Wash. and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

January – March 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Japan $142,488,802
2Thailand $97,048,019
3China $80,500,519
4Germany $63,880,931
5Canada $57,134,826
6Taiwan $56,799,314
7Italy $39,695,796
8Austria $31,908,886
9Mexico $29,658,679
10Indonesia $9,741,487

January – March 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $90,807,095
2Norfolk $50,082,993
3New York City $20,779,988
4Seattle $14,014,846
5San Francisco $12,900,840
6El Paso $10,871,456
7Cleveland $7,733,413
8Chicago $6,793,226
9Charleston $6,353,232
10Atlanta/Savannah $2,855,599

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 Los Angeles fell 8.75 percent compared to last year to $190.38 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 25.46 percent compared to last year to $94.95 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 36.86 percent compared to last year to $57.28 million.
  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. rose 24.81 percent compared to last year to $51.62 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 6 percent compared to last year to $34.86 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 Japan decreased $20.56 million, 12.61 percent, (21.97 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Thailand increased $4.99 million, 5.42 percent, (14.97 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China decreased $28.98 million, 26.47 percent, (12.41 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany increased $18.1 million, 39.53 percent, (9.85 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Canada increased $10.44 million, 22.36 percent, (8.81 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 68.01 percent of all these Motorcycles, mopeds, other cycles with motors imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $441.05 million of the $648.47 million total.

All totaled, 66.17 percent of all these Motorcycles, mopeds, other cycles with motors imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $429.1 million of the $648.47 million total