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

Exports: Fork-lifts, other trucks with lifts

Fork-lifts, other trucks with lifts, the No. 136 export by value totaled $177.74 million for the month of December, $2.31 billion through December 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$870.49 M
2Mexico$403.12 M
3Belgium$194.28 M
4Australia$122.79 M
5The Netherlands$119.08 M
6United Kingdom$66.87 M
7Chile$41.8 M
8Brazil$34.72 M
9Singapore$31.36 M
10United Arab Emirates$30.75 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $2.31 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $305,422,721
2Port of Baltimore, Md. $221,091,397
3Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $189,551,661
4Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $139,203,322
5Port of Tacoma, Wash. $133,285,245
6Port of Seattle, Wash. $123,137,510
7Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $121,370,822
8Port of Charleston $115,552,855
9Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $82,530,529
10Port of Houston $78,475,285

U.S. exports of Fork-lifts, other trucks with lifts decreased 0.56 percent through December to $2.31 billion

U.S. exports of Fork-lifts, other trucks with lifts decreased 0.56 percent from $2.32 billion to $2.31 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 136 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 131 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 December 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 The Netherlands and No. 5 United Kingdom. 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $870,486,486
2Mexico $403,121,045
3Belgium $194,279,925
4Australia $122,788,529
5The Netherlands $119,082,800
6United Kingdom $66,874,281
7Chile $41,799,121
8Brazil $34,718,375
9Singapore $31,355,742
10United Arab Emirates $30,746,819

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1SEATTLE, WA $159,484,098
2LAREDO, TX $133,838,860
3DETROIT, MI $129,697,418
4BALTIMORE, MD $124,744,706
5PEMBINA, ND $64,422,166
6BUFFALO, NY $55,677,530
7OGDENSBURG, NY $48,370,428
8CHARLESTON, SC $47,672,774
9HOUSTON-GALVESTON, TX $37,234,050
10NEW YORK CITY, NY $35,244,550

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 4.8 percent compared to last year to $305.42 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. fell 12.02 percent compared to last year to $221.09 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 32.5 percent compared to last year to $189.55 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 19.71 percent compared to last year to $139.2 million.
  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. fell 42.19 percent compared to last year to $133.29 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 $229.67 million, 35.84 percent, (37.7 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $13.11 million, 3.36 percent, (17.46 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Belgium increased $3.07 million, 1.61 percent, (8.41 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Australia increased $26.83 million, 27.97 percent, (5.32 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 The Netherlands decreased $51.14 million, 30.04 percent, (5.16 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 74.05 percent of all these Fork-lifts, other trucks with lifts exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $1.71 billion of the $2.31 billion total.

All totaled, 42.82 percent of all these Fork-lifts, other trucks with lifts exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $988.55 million of the $2.31 billion total