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

Exports: Ball bearings, roller bearings, parts

Ball bearings, roller bearings, parts, the No. 129 export by value totaled $172.82 million for the month of December, $2.43 billion through December of 2018, and $2.31 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 Markets

RankCountryYTD
1Mexico$634.64 M
2Canada$491.12 M
3China$152.18 M
4Germany$124.7 M
5France$95.35 M
6Australia$93.17 M
7Singapore$79.26 M
8Brazil$69.95 M
9United Kingdom$63.14 M
10Japan$61.73 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $2.43 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $455,172,377
2Port of Charleston $122,542,595
3Port of Savannah, Ga. $122,041,532
4Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $116,886,796
5Low-Valued Imports and Exports $115,895,948
6Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $113,457,107
7John F. Kennedy International Airport $87,988,466
8Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $82,109,841
9Chicago O’Hare International Airport $79,335,877
10Port of New Orleans $76,656,339

U.S. exports of Ball bearings, roller bearings, parts increased 4.95 percent through December to $2.43 billion

U.S. exports of Ball bearings, roller bearings, parts increased 4.95 percent from $2.31 billion to $2.43 billion in 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 129 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 132 for the last full year with a total value of $2.31 billion, a $133.07 million, 6.10 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this 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.

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 Savannah, Ga., No. 3 Low-Valued Imports and Exports, No. 4 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio.

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $634,638,966
2Canada $491,122,753
3China $152,181,386
4Germany $124,704,899
5France $95,351,777
6Australia $93,173,440
7Singapore $79,255,420
8Brazil $69,954,523
9United Kingdom $63,142,847
10Japan $61,732,251

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1LAREDO, TX $259,399,022
2DETROIT, MI $87,653,830
3LOS ANGELES, CA $86,853,082
4SAVANNAH, GA $82,019,844
5NEW YORK CITY, NY $63,502,428
6CLEVELAND, OH $56,817,216
7MIAMI, FL $55,637,356
8CHARLESTON, SC $53,419,316
9LOW VALUE $52,578,118
10NEW ORLEANS, LA $43,531,630

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo fell 5.07 percent compared to last year to $455.17 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 13.07 percent compared to last year to $122.54 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 1.62 percent compared to last year to $122.04 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 6.27 percent compared to last year to $116.89 million.
  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports fell 1.08 percent compared to last year to $115.9 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 $13.94 million, 2.15 percent, (26.14 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada increased $23.29 million, 4.98 percent, (20.23 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China increased $15.92 million, 11.69 percent, (6.27 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Germany increased $6.52 million, 5.52 percent, (5.14 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 France increased $6.79 million, 7.67 percent, (3.93 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 61.71 percent of all these Ball bearings, roller bearings, parts exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $1.5 billion of the $2.43 billion total.

All totaled, 38.41 percent of all these Ball bearings, roller bearings, parts exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $932.54 million of the $2.43 billion total