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

Exports: Ball bearings, roller bearings, parts

Ball bearings, roller bearings, parts, the No. 128 export by value totaled $178.72 million for the month of February, $362.11 million through February of 2020, and $2.3 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 Markets

RankCountryYTD
1Mexico$91.8 M
2Canada$80.11 M
3Germany$19.1 M
4China$18.55 M
5France$15.29 M
6Australia$11.96 M
7Brazil$11.9 M
8United Kingdom$10.4 M
9Singapore$9.2 M
10Japan$8.62 M
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $362.11 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $60,910,018
2Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $21,418,642
3Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $17,956,195
4Low-Valued Imports and Exports $17,585,339
5Port of Charleston $17,108,960
6Port of Savannah, Ga. $15,988,922
7Port of New Orleans $13,407,577
8John F. Kennedy International Airport $12,863,295
9Los Angeles International Airport $12,141,356
10Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $11,428,721

U.S. exports of Ball bearings, roller bearings, parts decreased 7.04 percent through February to $362.11 million

U.S. exports of Ball bearings, roller bearings, parts decreased 7.04 percent from $389.54 million to $362.11 million through the first two 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 128 through February 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 $2.3 billion, a $124.79 million, 5.14 percent decrease from the 2018 total.

Through February 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 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Low-Valued Imports and Exports and No. 5 Port of Charleston.

In the last previous full 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 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Low-Valued Imports and Exports.

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $91,795,682
2Canada $80,111,996
3Germany $19,098,312
4China $18,547,091
5France $15,285,531
6Australia $11,961,983
7Brazil $11,903,275
8United Kingdom $10,402,399
9Singapore $9,196,708
10Japan $8,617,371

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1LAREDO, TX $57,952,380
2NEW YORK CITY, NY $32,082,642
3LOS ANGELES, CA $29,634,548
4CLEVELAND, OH $26,948,466
5DETROIT, MI $23,452,130
6SAVANNAH, GA $23,389,952
7MIAMI, FL $16,427,404
8LOW VALUE $15,768,738
9NEW ORLEANS, LA $13,039,192
10CHARLESTON, SC $12,410,640

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo fell 13.45 percent compared to last year to $60.91 million.
  • Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio rose 1.2 percent compared to last year to $21.42 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 2.27 percent compared to last year to $17.96 million.
  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports rose 0.31 percent compared to last year to $17.59 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 21.11 percent compared to last year to $17.11 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 $8.68 million, 8.64 percent, (25.35 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $2.77 million, 3.35 percent, (22.12 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Germany decreased $6.7 million, 25.96 percent, (5.27 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 China decreased $3.33 million, 15.22 percent, (5.12 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 France decreased $2.46 million, 13.87 percent, (4.22 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 62.09 percent of all these Ball bearings, roller bearings, parts exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $224.84 million of the $362.11 million total.

All totaled, 37.28 percent of all these Ball bearings, roller bearings, parts exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $134.98 million of the $362.11 million total