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

Exports: Casting machinery, molds, parts

Casting machinery, molds, parts, the No. 572 export by value totaled $13.55 million for the month of March, $52.97 million through March of 2019, and $181.51 million 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$20.26 M
2Canada$6.78 M
3Germany$6.74 M
4China$3.04 M
5Chile$2.09 M
6India$1.64 M
7Oman$1.14 M
8South Korea$787,940
9Thailand$762,638
10Philippines$649,467
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $52.97 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $17,164,918
2Port of Seattle, Wash. $6,645,493
3Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $2,670,732
4Seattle-Tacoma International Airport $2,243,127
5Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $2,182,848
6Chicago O’Hare International Airport $2,073,275
7Port of Houston $1,972,884
8Santa Teresa Border Crossing, N.M. $1,943,130
9Port of New York $1,724,991
10Highgate Springs Alburg, Vt. $1,072,741

U.S. exports of Casting machinery, molds, parts increased 41.15 percent through March to $52.97 million

U.S. exports of Casting machinery, molds, parts increased 41.15 percent from $37.53 million to $52.97 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 572 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 640 for the last full year with a total value of $181.51 million, a $28.31 million, 18.48 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 Chile. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port of Seattle, Wash., No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Seattle-Tacoma International Airport and No. 5 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 China, No. 2 India, No. 3 Italy, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Seattle, Wash., No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of New York, No. 4 Highgate Springs Alburg, Vt. and No. 5 Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $20,260,013
2Canada $6,777,749
3Germany $6,743,612
4China $3,038,666
5Chile $2,087,555
6India $1,635,388
7Oman $1,135,325
8South Korea $787,940
9Thailand $762,638
10Philippines $649,467

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Seattle $5,899,323
2Atlanta/Savannah $5,438,595
3Laredo $4,930,762
4New York City $4,794,446
5Detroit $4,496,387
6St. Albans, Vt. $4,272,993
7Los Angeles $3,394,386
8Chicago $2,845,490
9Norfolk $2,422,499
10Cleveland $1,868,624

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 rose 880.71 percent compared to last year to $17.16 million.
  • Port of Seattle, Wash. rose 1171.27 percent compared to last year to $6.65 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 129.57 percent compared to last year to $2.67 million.
  • Seattle-Tacoma International Airport rose 157.2 percent compared to last year to $2.24 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 86.11 percent compared to last year to $2.18 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 increased $16.17 million, 395.28 percent, (38.25 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada increased $3.11 million, 84.75 percent, (12.8 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Germany increased $5.92 million, 717.41 percent, (12.73 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 China decreased $2.38 million, 43.89 percent, (5.74 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Chile increased $1.96 million, 1589.84 percent, (3.94 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 73.45 percent of all these Casting machinery, molds, parts exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $38.91 million of the $52.97 million total.

All totaled, 58.35 percent of all these Casting machinery, molds, parts exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $30.91 million of the $52.97 million total