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

Exports: Electric storage batteries

Electric storage batteries, the No. 86 export by value totaled $290.41 million for the month of February, $588.82 million through February of 2019, and $3.72 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
1Canada$140.1 M
2Mexico$138.75 M
3The Netherlands$61.99 M
4United Kingdom$32.72 M
5Australia$29.94 M
6Japan$24.48 M
7South Korea$18.02 M
8Spain$10.98 M
9Germany$9.04 M
10China$8.57 M
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $588.82 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Houston $58,455,353
2Port Laredo $56,416,156
3Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. $52,982,193
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $45,642,371
5Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $42,517,874
6Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $29,276,693
7Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $25,673,758
8Port of Oakland, Calif. $21,507,329
9Port of New York $20,193,491
10Port of Los Angeles $17,152,671

U.S. exports of Electric storage batteries decreased 3.88 percent through February to $588.82 million

U.S. exports of Electric storage batteries decreased 3.88 percent from $612.6 million to $588.82 million through the first two 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 86 through February 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 $3.72 billion, a $339.44 million, 10.04 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through February of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 The Netherlands, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 Australia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz., No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 The Netherlands, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port of Houston, No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY and No. 5 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich..

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $140,101,449
2Mexico $138,754,072
3The Netherlands $61,991,802
4United Kingdom $32,718,469
5Australia $29,935,609
6Japan $24,478,661
7South Korea $18,022,007
8Spain $10,981,078
9Germany $9,040,296
10China $8,571,287

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $172,256,502
2Houston $134,725,346
3Laredo $126,357,430
4Los Angeles $106,301,817
5Atlanta/Savannah $75,072,852
6Miami $73,785,871
7Phoenix/Nogales $73,007,362
8New York City $71,633,723
9Buffalo $66,688,975
10Ogdensburg, N.Y. $46,308,573

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Houston fell 28.29 percent compared to last year to $58.46 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 9.22 percent compared to last year to $56.42 million.
  • Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. rose 65.92 percent compared to last year to $52.98 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 182.3 percent compared to last year to $45.64 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 25.59 percent compared to last year to $42.52 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 Canada decreased $33.53 million, 19.31 percent, (23.79 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $25.07 million, 22.05 percent, (23.56 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 The Netherlands decreased $19.4 million, 23.83 percent, (10.53 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 United Kingdom increased $6.99 million, 27.18 percent, (5.56 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Australia increased $15.52 million, 107.61 percent, (5.08 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 68.53 percent of all these Electric storage batteries exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $403.5 million of the $588.82 million total.

All totaled, 43.48 percent of all these Electric storage batteries exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $256.01 million of the $588.82 million total