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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through July 2019.

Exports: Electric motors, generators, not sets

Electric motors, generators, not sets, the No. 79 export by value totaled $336 million for the month of July, $2.36 billion through July of 2019, and $4.04 billion for all of 2018, 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$542.13 M
2Canada$494.4 M
3United Kingdom$138.87 M
4China$122.16 M
5South Korea$113.74 M
6France$112.58 M
7Germany$105.67 M
8Japan$73.28 M
9Singapore$64.63 M
10Brazil$61.17 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $2.36 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $301,598,884
2Chicago O’Hare International Airport $162,674,468
3Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $141,029,077
4Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $136,595,094
5Port of New York $124,442,671
6Port of New Orleans $104,920,057
7Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $102,376,186
8Miami International Airport $81,188,289
9John F. Kennedy International Airport $69,340,523
10Los Angeles International Airport $68,182,114

U.S. exports of Electric motors, generators, not sets increased 0.60 percent through July to $2.36 billion

U.S. exports of Electric motors, generators, not sets increased 0.60 percent from $2.34 billion to $2.36 billion through the first seven months of 2019 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 79 through July among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 84 for the last full year with a total value of $4.04 billion, a $20.06 million, 0.49 percent decrease from the 2017 total.

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

In the last previous full 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.

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $542,129,020
2Canada $494,403,060
3United Kingdom $138,869,144
4China $122,164,655
5South Korea $113,739,164
6France $112,576,535
7Germany $105,666,298
8Japan $73,276,272
9Singapore $64,625,191
10Brazil $61,173,355

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $266,001,540
2Detroit $129,299,926
3New York City $105,260,999
4Los Angeles $92,182,886
5Chicago $81,061,348
6New Orleans $69,574,099
7Cleveland $65,704,245
8Miami $65,103,672
9Houston $63,535,707
10Atlanta/Savannah $32,669,688

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo fell 14.29 percent compared to last year to $301.6 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 11.67 percent compared to last year to $162.67 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 6.28 percent compared to last year to $141.03 million.
  • Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio rose 35.15 percent compared to last year to $136.6 million.
  • Port of New York rose 80.72 percent compared to last year to $124.44 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 $77.02 million, 12.44 percent, (23 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada increased $4.43 million, 0.9 percent, (20.98 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 United Kingdom increased $23.67 million, 20.54 percent, (5.89 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 China increased $13.13 million, 12.04 percent, (5.18 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 South Korea increased $41.67 million, 57.82 percent, (4.83 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 59.89 percent of all these Electric motors, generators, not sets exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $1.41 billion of the $2.36 billion total.

All totaled, 36.76 percent of all these Electric motors, generators, not sets exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $866.34 million of the $2.36 billion total