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

Exports: Electric storage batteries

Electric storage batteries, the No. 88 export by value totaled $348.32 million for the month of August, $2.46 billion through August 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$599.26 M
2Mexico$502.45 M
3The Netherlands$213.74 M
4United Kingdom$198.01 M
5Australia$101.21 M
6South Korea$90.98 M
7Japan$90.57 M
8China$46.6 M
9Kuwait$45.12 M
10Germany$40.27 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $2.46 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Savannah, Ga. $237,582,109
2Port Laredo $223,845,447
3Port of Houston $187,652,260
4Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. $163,296,083
5Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $144,438,682
6Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $136,241,184
7Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $112,512,278
8Port of Long Beach $94,266,067
9Port of New York $85,012,533
10Port of Oakland, Calif. $80,672,809

U.S. exports of Electric storage batteries decreased 1.43 percent through August to $2.46 billion

U.S. exports of Electric storage batteries decreased 1.43 percent from $2.5 billion to $2.46 billion through the first eight 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 88 through August among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 90 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 August 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 Savannah, Ga., No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. 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 – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $599,262,770
2Mexico $502,452,889
3The Netherlands $213,742,886
4United Kingdom $198,011,513
5Australia $101,208,996
6South Korea $90,984,484
7Japan $90,566,971
8China $46,602,320
9Kuwait $45,122,876
10Germany $40,271,264

January – August 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 eight months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 210.9 percent compared to last year to $237.58 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 16.84 percent compared to last year to $223.85 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 29.45 percent compared to last year to $187.65 million.
  • Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. rose 46.67 percent compared to last year to $163.3 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 20.71 percent compared to last year to $144.44 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 Canada decreased $76.08 million, 11.26 percent, (24.36 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $39.24 million, 8.47 percent, (20.43 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 The Netherlands decreased $77.41 million, 26.59 percent, (8.69 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 United Kingdom increased $37.33 million, 23.24 percent, (8.05 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Australia increased $18.74 million, 22.72 percent, (4.11 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 65.64 percent of all these Electric storage batteries exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $1.61 billion of the $2.46 billion total.

All totaled, 38.9 percent of all these Electric storage batteries exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $956.81 million of the $2.46 billion total