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

Exports: Electric storage batteries

Electric storage batteries, the No. 89 export by value totaled $322.07 million for the month of October, $3.08 billion through October of 2018, and $3.38 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
1Canada$855.3 M
2Mexico$590.16 M
3The Netherlands$341.75 M
4United Kingdom$180.62 M
5China$128.08 M
6Australia$107.72 M
7Japan$86.88 M
8South Korea$67.23 M
9Germany$56.44 M
10Dominican Republic$50.79 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $3.08 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $333,068,912
2Port of Houston $315,311,852
3Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $220,969,459
4Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $190,298,045
5Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $171,434,752
6Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. $147,584,764
7Port of New York $131,632,153
8Port of Los Angeles $119,581,043
9Port of Charleston $118,283,365
10Port of Long Beach $102,726,769

U.S. exports of Electric storage batteries increased 10.08 percent through October to $3.08 billion

U.S. exports of Electric storage batteries increased 10.08 percent from $2.8 billion to $3.08 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 89 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 94 for the last full year with a total value of $3.38 billion, a $225.62 million, 7.15 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October 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 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..

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 Australia. 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 Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $855,299,086
2Mexico $590,164,535
3The Netherlands $341,746,557
4United Kingdom $180,621,093
5China $128,083,290
6Australia $107,716,585
7Japan $86,884,946
8South Korea $67,228,323
9Germany $56,435,671
10Dominican Republic $50,789,421

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $93,069,901
2Houston $82,032,749
3Laredo $65,982,065
4Los Angeles $48,088,994
5Phoenix/Nogales $32,473,608
6Miami $32,115,457
7Buffalo $31,304,000
8New York City $28,447,382
9Ogdensburg, N.Y. $21,036,010
10Pembina, N.D. $20,877,258

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 rose 17.82 percent compared to last year to $333.07 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 13.17 percent compared to last year to $315.31 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 23.9 percent compared to last year to $220.97 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 5.44 percent compared to last year to $190.3 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 19.92 percent compared to last year to $171.43 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 increased $130.98 million, 18.08 percent, (27.76 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $27.96 million, 4.97 percent, (19.16 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 The Netherlands decreased $816,765, 0.24 percent, (11.09 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 United Kingdom increased $26.78 million, 17.41 percent, (5.86 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 China increased $39.18 million, 44.07 percent, (4.16 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 68.03 percent of all these Electric storage batteries 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 $3.08 billion total.

All totaled, 39.96 percent of all these Electric storage batteries exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $1.23 billion of the $3.08 billion total