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

Exports: Electric motors, generators, not sets

Electric motors, generators, not sets, the No. 82 export by value totaled $339.81 million for the month of December, $4.04 billion through December 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$1.09 B
2Canada$832.57 M
3United Kingdom$210.14 M
4China$203.75 M
5Germany$188.72 M
6France$180.67 M
7South Korea$120.06 M
8Japan$119.81 M
9The Netherlands$108.92 M
10Singapore$103.52 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $4.04 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $638,709,007
2Chicago O’Hare International Airport $259,769,342
3Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $216,281,228
4Port of New Orleans $211,301,340
5Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $180,543,401
6Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $167,366,139
7Port of Houston $157,597,849
8Port of New York $141,933,729
9Miami International Airport $141,809,268
10John F. Kennedy International Airport $123,765,563

U.S. exports of Electric motors, generators, not sets decreased 0.49 percent through December to $4.04 billion

U.S. exports of Electric motors, generators, not sets decreased 0.49 percent from $4.06 billion to $4.04 billion in 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 December 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 December of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 China and No. 5 Germany. 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $1,092,031,812
2Canada $832,571,758
3United Kingdom $210,137,742
4China $203,750,670
5Germany $188,719,489
6France $180,671,655
7South Korea $120,063,977
8Japan $119,810,328
9The Netherlands $108,922,442
10Singapore $103,518,154

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1LAREDO, TX $409,685,662
2DETROIT, MI $194,191,312
3NEW YORK CITY, NY $145,981,388
4LOS ANGELES, CA $133,424,956
5CHICAGO, IL $121,416,190
6HOUSTON-GALVESTON, TX $111,545,986
7NEW ORLEANS, LA $107,458,514
8MIAMI, FL $99,343,400
9CLEVELAND, OH $98,642,398
10EL PASO, TX $48,711,904

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo rose 1.16 percent compared to last year to $638.71 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 4.96 percent compared to last year to $259.77 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 2.57 percent compared to last year to $216.28 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 19.52 percent compared to last year to $211.3 million.
  • Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio rose 18.52 percent compared to last year to $180.54 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 $26.17 million, 2.46 percent, (27.04 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada increased $46 million, 5.85 percent, (20.62 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 United Kingdom increased $49.16 million, 30.54 percent, (5.2 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 China increased $37.85 million, 22.82 percent, (5.05 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Germany decreased $15.03 million, 7.38 percent, (4.67 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 62.59 percent of all these Electric motors, generators, not sets exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $2.53 billion of the $4.04 billion total.

All totaled, 37.31 percent of all these Electric motors, generators, not sets exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $1.51 billion of the $4.04 billion total