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

Exports: Diesel engines

Diesel engines, the No. 33 export by value totaled $720.86 million for the month of October, $6.45 billion through October of 2018, and $6.38 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$3.83 B
2Canada$612.24 M
3China$434.35 M
4United Kingdom$236.77 M
5Australia$164.44 M
6Brazil$134.02 M
7Germany$118.26 M
8Belgium$88.35 M
9Hong Kong$69.86 M
10Chile$45.12 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $6.45 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $3,511,677,477
2Port of Houston $349,631,609
3Port of Savannah, Ga. $287,981,169
4Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif. $285,516,123
5Port of Long Beach $234,009,920
6Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $212,825,966
7Port of Los Angeles $195,145,270
8Port of New York $170,561,571
9Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $155,270,351
10Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $119,475,939

U.S. exports of Diesel engines increased 21.81 percent through October to $6.45 billion

U.S. exports of Diesel engines increased 21.81 percent from $5.3 billion to $6.45 billion through the first 10 months of 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 33 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 41 for the last full year with a total value of $6.38 billion, a $1.54 billion, 31.76 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 Australia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port of Houston, No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 4 Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif. and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 Australia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port of Houston, No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 4 Port of Long Beach and No. 5 Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $3,833,600,545
2Canada $612,237,682
3China $434,348,011
4United Kingdom $236,769,228
5Australia $164,440,897
6Brazil $134,016,714
7Germany $118,257,110
8Belgium $88,345,666
9Hong Kong $69,855,226
10Chile $45,120,103

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $604,013,146
2Los Angeles $74,038,676
3Houston $62,038,158
4Atlanta/Savannah $60,976,583
5San Diego $44,553,581
6Ogdensburg, N.Y. $42,263,181
7Detroit $41,006,885
8Pembina, N.D. $28,375,672
9New York City $24,108,195
10Buffalo $21,207,545

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo rose 23.59 percent compared to last year to $3.51 billion.
  • Port of Houston rose 5.46 percent compared to last year to $349.63 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 13.01 percent compared to last year to $287.98 million.
  • Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif. rose 47.01 percent compared to last year to $285.52 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 10.62 percent compared to last year to $234.01 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 $771.57 million, 25.2 percent, (59.42 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada increased $95.05 million, 18.38 percent, (9.49 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China increased $106.52 million, 32.49 percent, (6.73 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 United Kingdom decreased $6.48 million, 2.66 percent, (3.67 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Australia decreased $652,587, 0.4 percent, (2.55 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 81.86 percent of all these Diesel engines exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $5.28 billion of the $6.45 billion total.

All totaled, 72.36 percent of all these Diesel engines exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $4.67 billion of the $6.45 billion total