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

Exports: Fork-lifts, other trucks with lifts

Fork-lifts, other trucks with lifts, the No. 134 export by value totaled $208.75 million for the month of October, $1.94 billion through October of 2018, and $2.32 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$741.19 M
2Mexico$340.66 M
3Belgium$169.92 M
4Australia$104.61 M
5The Netherlands$99.01 M
6United Kingdom$57.04 M
7Chile$33.81 M
8United Arab Emirates$28.3 M
9Brazil$28.02 M
10Singapore$25.71 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.94 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $259,535,658
2Port of Baltimore, Md. $187,777,187
3Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $163,666,590
4Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $121,608,018
5Port of Tacoma, Wash. $117,489,873
6Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $103,978,056
7Port of Seattle, Wash. $96,805,209
8Port of Charleston $95,461,095
9Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $70,511,489
10Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $65,441,872

U.S. exports of Fork-lifts, other trucks with lifts decreased 1.52 percent through October to $1.94 billion

U.S. exports of Fork-lifts, other trucks with lifts decreased 1.52 percent from $1.97 billion to $1.94 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 134 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 130 for the last full year with a total value of $2.32 billion, a $291.68 million, 14.37 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Belgium, No. 4 Australia and No. 5 The Netherlands. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port of Baltimore, Md., No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY and No. 5 Port of Tacoma, Wash..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Belgium, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 The Netherlands. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port of Baltimore, Md., No. 3 Port of Tacoma, Wash., No. 4 Port of New York and No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $741,191,186
2Mexico $340,656,936
3Belgium $169,917,234
4Australia $104,610,319
5The Netherlands $99,007,958
6United Kingdom $57,039,492
7Chile $33,807,433
8United Arab Emirates $28,298,271
9Brazil $28,016,276
10Singapore $25,709,545

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Seattle $56,651,495
2Baltimore $45,942,445
3Detroit $42,995,102
4Laredo $42,450,599
5Buffalo $20,825,094
6Pembina, N.D. $20,617,519
7Ogdensburg, N.Y. $15,010,753
8Charleston $14,555,012
9Houston $11,319,429
10New York City $11,189,034

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 3.11 percent compared to last year to $259.54 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. fell 14.09 percent compared to last year to $187.78 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 36.51 percent compared to last year to $163.67 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 23.62 percent compared to last year to $121.61 million.
  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. fell 37.35 percent compared to last year to $117.49 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 $203.68 million, 37.89 percent, (38.18 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $8.3 million, 2.5 percent, (17.55 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Belgium decreased $5.7 million, 3.25 percent, (8.75 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Australia increased $24.3 million, 30.26 percent, (5.39 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 The Netherlands decreased $19.39 million, 16.38 percent, (5.1 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 74.96 percent of all these Fork-lifts, other trucks with lifts exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $1.46 billion of the $1.94 billion total.

All totaled, 43.79 percent of all these Fork-lifts, other trucks with lifts exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $850.08 million of the $1.94 billion total