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

Exports: Commercial vehicles

Commercial vehicles, the No. 18 export by value totaled $346.91 million for the month of May, $5.11 billion through May of 2020, and $17.08 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
1Canada$3.79 B
2Australia$322.61 M
3Mexico$208.36 M
4Chile$163.81 M
5United Arab Emirates$55.24 M
6Israel$47.65 M
7South Korea$46.76 M
8Peru$36.27 M
9China$34.3 M
10Kuwait$32.05 M
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U.S. exports of Commercial vehicles decreased 34.37 percent through May to $5.11 billion

U.S. exports of Commercial vehicles decreased 34.37 percent from $7.78 billion to $5.11 billion through the first five 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 18 through May among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 16 for the last full year with a total value of $17.08 billion, a $1.54 billion, 9.89 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through May of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Australia, No. 4 Chile and No. 5 United Arab Emirates. The leading gateways were No. 1 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash..

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Australia, No. 4 United Arab Emirates and No. 5 Chile. The leading gateways were No. 1 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 3 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash., No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Port of Baltimore, Md..

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 37.95 percent compared to last year to $2.32 billion.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 38.46 percent compared to last year to $831.31 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 10.47 percent compared to last year to $216.85 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 35.87 percent compared to last year to $200.51 million.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. fell 36.18 percent compared to last year to $177.94 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 from No. 1 Canada increased $1.56 billion, 13.22 percent, (262.17 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 2 Mexico increased $19.14 million, 2.55 percent, (15.08 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 3 Australia increased $28.32 million, 5.62 percent, (10.42 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 4 Chile increased $3.38 million, 1.04 percent, (6.41 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 5 United Arab Emirates decreased $220.56 million, 52.56 percent, (3.9 percent market share).

All totaled, 89.13 percent of all these Commercial vehicles exports from the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $15.22 billion of the $17.08 billion total.

All totaled, 73.29 percent of all these Commercial vehicles exports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $3.74 billion of the $5.11 billion total