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

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

Ship's derricks, cranes, mobile lifting frames, the No. 226 import by value totaled $132.44 million for the month of October, $1.46 billion through October 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$241.18 M
2China$236.09 M
3Japan$227.83 M
4Finland$116.72 M
5Poland$115.98 M
6Austria$104.14 M
7Italy$89.1 M
8Ireland$75.11 M
9Canada$58.56 M
10The Netherlands$53.98 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.46 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Virginia $198,956,433
2Port of Newark $188,019,952
3Port of Freeport, Texas $149,164,697
4Port of Baltimore, Md. $115,190,801
5Port of Houston $112,009,577
6Port of Galveston, Texas $85,562,897
7Port of Charleston $70,241,767
8Port of Savannah, Ga. $68,776,368
9Port of Tacoma, Wash. $50,770,820
10Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $37,631,697

U.S. imports of Ship’s derricks, cranes, mobile lifting frames increased 49.16 percent through October to $1.46 billion

U.S. imports of Ship’s derricks, cranes, mobile lifting frames increased 49.16 percent from $977.6 million to $1.46 billion through the first 10 months of 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 226 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 281 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 October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 China, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Finland and No. 5 Poland. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Virginia, No. 2 Port of Newark, 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 Japan, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Austria, No. 4 China 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 – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Germany $241,183,556
2China $236,087,327
3Japan $227,832,119
4Finland $116,716,263
5Poland $115,980,177
6Austria $104,138,968
7Italy $89,104,135
8Ireland $75,111,129
9Canada $58,564,392
10The Netherlands $53,981,489

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Houston $48,995,162
2Charleston $35,032,913
3Baltimore $30,576,186
4Norfolk $25,705,644
5Detroit $14,745,486
6New York City $11,050,632
7Atlanta/Savannah $6,878,643
8Buffalo $5,792,869
9Los Angeles $5,048,524
10Jacksonville/Tampa $4,908,853

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Virginia rose 672.85 percent compared to last year to $198.96 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 68.96 percent compared to last year to $188.02 million.
  • Port of Freeport, Texas rose 74.19 percent compared to last year to $149.16 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. rose 34.93 percent compared to last year to $115.19 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 111.71 percent compared to last year to $112.01 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 $50.44 million, 26.44 percent, (16.54 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China increased $145.61 million, 160.93 percent, (16.19 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan increased $35.37 million, 18.38 percent, (15.62 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Finland increased $109.85 million, 1599.16 percent, (8 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Poland increased $45.14 million, 63.71 percent, (7.95 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 64.31 percent of all these Ship’s derricks, cranes, mobile lifting frames imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $937.8 million of the $1.46 billion total.

All totaled, 52.35 percent of all these Ship’s derricks, cranes, mobile lifting frames imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $763.34 million of the $1.46 billion total