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

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

Ship's derricks, cranes, mobile lifting frames, the No. 210 import by value totaled $180.56 million for the month of March, $451.42 million through March of 2019, and $1.72 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
1China$150.37 M
2Germany$74.41 M
3Japan$44.64 M
4Austria$43.87 M
5Poland$32.99 M
6Italy$32.68 M
7Canada$21.78 M
8Spain$11.66 M
9France$8.51 M
10Belgium$5.95 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $451.42 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Virginia $61,722,538
2Port of Newark $52,412,233
3Port of Tacoma, Wash. $46,146,572
4Port of Los Angeles $44,940,590
5Port of Freeport, Texas $37,405,660
6Port of Galveston, Texas $27,901,568
7Port of Philadelphia $27,657,539
8Port of Baltimore, Md. $23,178,382
9Port of Houston $17,824,309
10Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $17,183,745

U.S. imports of Ship’s derricks, cranes, mobile lifting frames increased 5.93 percent through March to $451.42 million

U.S. imports of Ship’s derricks, cranes, mobile lifting frames increased 5.93 percent from $426.17 million to $451.42 million through the first three 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 210 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 216 for the last full year with a total value of $1.72 billion, a $474.29 million, 38.10 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Austria and No. 5 Poland. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Virginia, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Tacoma, Wash., No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Port of Freeport, Texas.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Poland and No. 5 Finland. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Virginia, No. 3 Port of Freeport, Texas, No. 4 Port of Baltimore, Md. and No. 5 Port of Houston.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $150,374,956
2Germany $74,411,011
3Japan $44,642,503
4Austria $43,872,014
5Poland $32,991,832
6Italy $32,684,116
7Canada $21,779,660
8Spain $11,663,849
9France $8,508,236
10Belgium $5,950,583

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Houston $121,361,262
2New York City $58,516,271
3Norfolk $55,563,688
4Baltimore $47,432,872
5Charleston $44,110,726
6Detroit $34,669,334
7Los Angeles $22,218,169
8Atlanta/Savannah $13,651,943
9Buffalo $11,597,397
10Seattle $11,589,020

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 Virginia fell 25.72 percent compared to last year to $61.72 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 237.98 percent compared to last year to $52.41 million.
  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. fell 0.01 percent compared to last year to $46.15 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 1025.63 percent compared to last year to $44.94 million.
  • Port of Freeport, Texas rose 0.3 percent compared to last year to $37.41 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 China increased $17.8 million, 13.42 percent, (33.31 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Germany increased $15.54 million, 26.4 percent, (16.48 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan decreased $7.57 million, 14.5 percent, (9.89 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Austria increased $30.08 million, 218.03 percent, (9.72 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Poland decreased $7.56 million, 18.64 percent, (7.31 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 76.71 percent of all these Ship’s derricks, cranes, mobile lifting frames imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $346.29 million of the $451.42 million total.

All totaled, 53.75 percent of all these Ship’s derricks, cranes, mobile lifting frames imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $242.63 million of the $451.42 million total