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

Exports: Electric motors, generators, not sets

Electric motors, generators, not sets, the No. 65 export by value totaled $309.1 million for the month of April, $1.5 billion through April of 2020, and $4.22 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$304.29 M
2Mexico$293.44 M
3China$143.11 M
4South Korea$119.69 M
5Germany$103.24 M
6United Kingdom$83.98 M
7France$64.4 M
8Singapore$38.93 M
9Japan$26.72 M
10Australia$22.27 M
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January – March 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.19 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $149,502,023
2Port of New York $96,280,595
3Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $88,732,696
4Chicago O’Hare International Airport $71,010,939
5Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $70,029,780
6John F. Kennedy International Airport $59,081,133
7Port of New Orleans $55,263,944
8Port of Oakland, Calif. $47,134,570
9Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $38,681,034
10Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $34,471,002

U.S. exports of Electric motors, generators, not sets increased 19.80 percent through March to $1.19 billion

U.S. exports of Electric motors, generators, not sets increased 19.80 percent from $993.45 million to $1.19 billion through the first three 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 65 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 79 for the last full year with a total value of $4.22 billion, a $179.83 million, 4.45 percent increase from the 2018 total.

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

January – March 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $263,355,253
2Canada $259,973,893
3South Korea $88,715,201
4China $83,055,364
5Germany $82,017,674
6United Kingdom $63,925,839
7France $57,810,291
8Singapore $31,382,829
9Japan $21,256,429
10Brazil $17,508,091

January – March 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1NEW YORK CITY, NY $116,167,906
2LAREDO, TX $102,259,834
3DETROIT, MI $81,166,808
4CLEVELAND, OH $48,513,354
5CHICAGO, IL $48,207,602
6LOS ANGELES, CA $39,748,330
7MIAMI, FL $33,970,678
8NEW ORLEANS, LA $27,693,020
9BUFFALO, NY $24,443,940
10HOUSTON-GALVESTON, TX $23,163,632

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 18.62 percent compared to last year to $149.5 million.
  • Port of New York rose 43.5 percent compared to last year to $96.28 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 54.1 percent compared to last year to $88.73 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 0.17 percent compared to last year to $71.01 million.
  • Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio rose 33.78 percent compared to last year to $70.03 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 $37.99 million, 16.86 percent, (22.13 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada increased $50.3 million, 23.99 percent, (21.84 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 South Korea increased $29.51 million, 49.84 percent, (7.45 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 China increased $27.66 million, 49.95 percent, (6.98 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Germany increased $40.05 million, 95.45 percent, (6.89 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 65.3 percent of all these Electric motors, generators, not sets exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $777.12 million of the $1.19 billion total.

All totaled, 39.96 percent of all these Electric motors, generators, not sets exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $475.56 million of the $1.19 billion total