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

Exports: Ball bearings, roller bearings, parts

Ball bearings, roller bearings, parts, the No. 130 export by value totaled $208.93 million for the month of March, $598.47 million through March of 2019, and $2.43 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 Markets

RankCountryYTD
1Mexico$152.13 M
2Canada$124.28 M
3Germany$40.13 M
4China$33.41 M
5France$27.07 M
6Brazil$20.55 M
7Australia$20.35 M
8Singapore$16.79 M
9United Kingdom$16.07 M
10South Korea$14.93 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $598.47 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $106,495,993
2Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $32,568,713
3Port of Charleston $31,776,890
4Low-Valued Imports and Exports $27,021,625
5Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $26,266,466
6Port of Savannah, Ga. $23,188,288
7John F. Kennedy International Airport $22,419,674
8Port of New Orleans $20,958,083
9Port of Long Beach $20,315,389
10Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $20,064,807

U.S. exports of Ball bearings, roller bearings, parts decreased 2.04 percent through March to $598.47 million

U.S. exports of Ball bearings, roller bearings, parts decreased 2.04 percent from $610.92 million to $598.47 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 130 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 128 for the last full year with a total value of $2.43 billion, a $114.6 million, 4.95 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 China and No. 5 France. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio, No. 3 Port of Charleston, No. 4 Low-Valued Imports and Exports and No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 France. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port of Charleston, No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 4 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Low-Valued Imports and Exports.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $152,126,467
2Canada $124,284,358
3Germany $40,134,853
4China $33,409,314
5France $27,072,807
6Brazil $20,552,921
7Australia $20,352,285
8Singapore $16,787,335
9United Kingdom $16,071,659
10South Korea $14,932,891

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $175,607,584
2Los Angeles $59,185,808
3Detroit $57,882,719
4Atlanta/Savannah $53,533,128
5Miami $40,484,998
6New York City $40,338,042
7Cleveland $39,820,176
8Charleston $35,728,182
9Low Value Shipments $35,362,942
10New Orleans $30,656,985

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 Laredo fell 5.4 percent compared to last year to $106.5 million.
  • Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio rose 11.85 percent compared to last year to $32.57 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 1.28 percent compared to last year to $31.78 million.
  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports fell 7.07 percent compared to last year to $27.02 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 15.85 percent compared to last year to $26.27 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. exports to No. 1 Mexico decreased $4.94 million, 3.15 percent, (25.42 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada increased $2.89 million, 2.38 percent, (20.77 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Germany increased $9.35 million, 30.36 percent, (6.71 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 China decreased $5.17 million, 13.4 percent, (5.58 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 France increased $121,673, 0.45 percent, (4.52 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 63 percent of all these Ball bearings, roller bearings, parts exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $377.03 million of the $598.47 million total.

All totaled, 37.45 percent of all these Ball bearings, roller bearings, parts exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $224.13 million of the $598.47 million total