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

Exports: Casting machinery, molds, parts

Casting machinery, molds, parts, the No. 631 export by value totaled $11.51 million for the month of February, $24.41 million through February of 2020, and $164.92 million 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$5.52 M
2Germany$3.51 M
3Canada$2.96 M
4India$2.39 M
5China$2.2 M
6The Netherlands$1.27 M
7Belgium$944,746
8Russia$576,288
9South Korea$472,569
10Brazil$343,595
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $24.41 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $4,167,771
2Port of Seattle, Wash. $3,823,848
3Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $1,709,981
4Port of Virginia $1,411,032
5Port of New York $1,085,556
6Port of Newark $985,807
7Port of Boston $976,077
8Port of Oakland, Calif. $962,200
9El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $940,161
10Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $783,892

U.S. exports of Casting machinery, molds, parts decreased 38.08 percent through February to $24.41 million

U.S. exports of Casting machinery, molds, parts decreased 38.08 percent from $39.42 million to $24.41 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 631 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 536 for the last full year with a total value of $164.92 million, a $16.6 million, 9.14 percent decrease from the 2018 total.

Through February of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 India and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port of Seattle, Wash., No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 Port of New York.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 China and No. 5 Chile. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port of Seattle, Wash., No. 3 Port of New York, No. 4 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $5,516,077
2Germany $3,506,995
3Canada $2,958,053
4India $2,387,973
5China $2,197,225
6The Netherlands $1,274,845
7Belgium $944,746
8Russia $576,288
9South Korea $472,569
10Brazil $343,595

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1SEATTLE, WA $7,868,428
2NEW YORK CITY, NY $6,152,964
3LAREDO, TX $4,112,440
4DETROIT, MI $3,766,402
5LOS ANGELES, CA $2,450,208
6NORFOLK, VA $1,531,804
7SAVANNAH, GA $1,056,624
8CHICAGO, IL $941,430
9HOUSTON-GALVESTON, TX $680,680
10EL PASO, TX $666,370

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 73.55 percent compared to last year to $4.17 million.
  • Port of Seattle, Wash. fell 37.83 percent compared to last year to $3.82 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 3.65 percent compared to last year to $1.71 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 266.53 percent compared to last year to $1.41 million.
  • Port of New York fell 17.95 percent compared to last year to $1.09 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 $10.91 million, 66.43 percent, (22.6 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Germany decreased $2.45 million, 41.16 percent, (14.37 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Canada decreased $2.14 million, 42.02 percent, (12.12 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 India increased $1.46 million, 156.53 percent, (9.78 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 China decreased $403,020, 15.5 percent, (9 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 67.87 percent of all these Casting machinery, molds, parts exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $16.57 million of the $24.41 million total.

All totaled, 49.98 percent of all these Casting machinery, molds, parts exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $12.2 million of the $24.41 million total