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

Exports: Internal combustion engines

Internal combustion engines, the No. 35 export by value totaled $668 million for the month of April, $2.57 billion through April of 2019, and $7.66 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
1Mexico$1.54 B
2Canada$238.26 M
3China$148.84 M
4United Kingdom$76.55 M
5Australia$57.63 M
6Germany$49 M
7Belgium$48.26 M
8Brazil$45.7 M
9India$38.35 M
10Chile$36.74 M
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January – April 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $2.57 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $1,407,438,019
2Port of Savannah, Ga. $142,500,107
3Port of Houston $142,427,482
4Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif. $128,463,823
5Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $96,480,992
6Port of Los Angeles $92,101,170
7Port of New York $79,094,590
8Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $45,304,188
9Port of Virginia $43,289,184
10Port of Baltimore, Md. $35,251,426

U.S. exports of Internal combustion engines increased 14.93 percent through April to $2.57 billion

U.S. exports of Internal combustion engines increased 14.93 percent from $2.24 billion to $2.57 billion through the first four 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 35 through April among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 41 for the last full year with a total value of $7.66 billion, a $1.28 billion, 20.05 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through April of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 Australia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif. and No. 5 Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 Australia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port of Houston, No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 4 Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif. and No. 5 Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y..

January – April 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $1,541,739,718
2Canada $238,264,679
3China $148,842,635
4United Kingdom $76,553,846
5Australia $57,628,151
6Germany $48,996,633
7Belgium $48,257,353
8Brazil $45,696,299
9India $38,347,449
10Chile $36,742,904

January – April 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $1,250,317,795
2Houston $146,658,814
3Los Angeles $146,146,326
4Atlanta/Savannah $115,108,378
5San Diego $95,612,477
6Ogdensburg, N.Y. $89,202,321
7Detroit $80,757,710
8New York City $66,621,311
9Buffalo $54,197,240
10Pembina, N.D. $51,789,777

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo rose 20.75 percent compared to last year to $1.41 billion.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 22.92 percent compared to last year to $142.5 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 7.1 percent compared to last year to $142.43 million.
  • Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif. rose 31.3 percent compared to last year to $128.46 million.
  • Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. rose 14.07 percent compared to last year to $96.48 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 Mexico increased $265.11 million, 20.77 percent, (59.93 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada increased $12.1 million, 5.35 percent, (9.26 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China increased $18.27 million, 14 percent, (5.79 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 United Kingdom decreased $14.85 million, 16.25 percent, (2.98 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Australia decreased $9.52 million, 14.18 percent, (2.24 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 80.2 percent of all these Internal combustion engines exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through April of this year. That is equal to $2.06 billion of the $2.57 billion total.

All totaled, 74.53 percent of all these Internal combustion engines exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through April of this year. That is equal to $1.92 billion of the $2.57 billion total