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

Exports: Electric motors, generators, not sets

Electric motors, generators, not sets, the No. 82 export by value totaled $347.38 million for the month of October, $3.37 billion through October of 2018, and $4.06 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$901.29 M
2Canada$703.89 M
3United Kingdom$173.05 M
4Germany$162.35 M
5China$160.27 M
6France$148.91 M
7South Korea$105.46 M
8Japan$100.1 M
9The Netherlands$96.36 M
10Singapore$83.82 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $3.37 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $515,227,200
2Chicago O’Hare International Airport $214,446,252
3Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $185,542,438
4Port of New Orleans $177,576,142
5Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $148,192,593
6Port of Houston $144,134,411
7Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $139,808,525
8Miami International Airport $119,309,340
9Port of New York $110,546,925
10John F. Kennedy International Airport $104,207,305

U.S. exports of Electric motors, generators, not sets decreased 0.12 percent through October to $3.37 billion

U.S. exports of Electric motors, generators, not sets decreased 0.12 percent from $3.38 billion to $3.37 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 82 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 75 for the last full year with a total value of $4.06 billion, a $62.7 million, 1.57 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of New Orleans and No. 5 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 France. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of New York and No. 5 Port of Houston.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $901,293,263
2Canada $703,890,634
3United Kingdom $173,046,017
4Germany $162,346,964
5China $160,268,554
6France $148,909,778
7South Korea $105,464,706
8Japan $100,097,036
9The Netherlands $96,357,963
10Singapore $83,821,707

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $124,637,308
2Detroit $69,490,975
3New York City $45,058,590
4Houston $44,361,736
5Los Angeles $42,501,190
6Chicago $35,691,927
7New Orleans $34,868,602
8Miami $31,748,958
9Cleveland $30,861,211
10El Paso $17,661,706

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 fell 2.05 percent compared to last year to $515.23 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 5.01 percent compared to last year to $214.45 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 1.19 percent compared to last year to $185.54 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 22.78 percent compared to last year to $177.58 million.
  • Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio rose 23.73 percent compared to last year to $148.19 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 $4.88 million, 0.54 percent, (26.71 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada increased $49.39 million, 7.55 percent, (20.86 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 United Kingdom increased $42.58 million, 32.64 percent, (5.13 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Germany increased $2.53 million, 1.58 percent, (4.81 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 China increased $24.35 million, 17.92 percent, (4.75 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 62.25 percent of all these Electric motors, generators, not sets exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $2.1 billion of the $3.37 billion total.

All totaled, 36.77 percent of all these Electric motors, generators, not sets exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $1.24 billion of the $3.37 billion total