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

Exports: Internal combustion engines

Internal combustion engines, the No. 34 export by value totaled $633.39 million for the month of November, $7.44 billion through November 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$4.59 B
2Canada$690.05 M
3China$382 M
4United Kingdom$209.38 M
5Australia$177.13 M
6Brazil$128.81 M
7Germany$106.28 M
8Belgium$101.15 M
9India$79.85 M
10Chile$72.84 M
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January – November 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $7.44 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $4,191,094,271
2Port of Houston $395,813,497
3Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif. $378,717,890
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $377,684,902
5Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $286,144,020
6Port of Los Angeles $258,521,865
7Port of New York $195,689,904
8Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $116,610,861
9Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $112,608,069
10Port of Virginia $111,668,329

U.S. exports of Internal combustion engines increased 4.60 percent through November to $7.44 billion

U.S. exports of Internal combustion engines increased 4.60 percent from $7.11 billion to $7.44 billion through the first 11 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 34 through November among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 33 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 November 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 Houston, No. 3 Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif., No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. 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 – November 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $4,594,583,814
2Canada $690,045,973
3China $381,998,408
4United Kingdom $209,381,304
5Australia $177,125,266
6Brazil $128,812,787
7Germany $106,281,622
8Belgium $101,151,117
9India $79,852,404
10Chile $72,838,785

January – November 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 11 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo rose 8.11 percent compared to last year to $4.19 billion.
  • Port of Houston rose 0.98 percent compared to last year to $395.81 million.
  • Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif. rose 18.58 percent compared to last year to $378.72 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 20.65 percent compared to last year to $377.68 million.
  • Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. rose 19.99 percent compared to last year to $286.14 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 $360.31 million, 8.51 percent, (61.75 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada increased $9.1 million, 1.34 percent, (9.27 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China decreased $90.82 million, 19.21 percent, (5.13 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 United Kingdom decreased $56.23 million, 21.17 percent, (2.81 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Australia increased $2.41 million, 1.38 percent, (2.38 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 81.35 percent of all these Internal combustion engines exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through November of this year. That is equal to $6.05 billion of the $7.44 billion total.

All totaled, 75.66 percent of all these Internal combustion engines exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through November of this year. That is equal to $5.63 billion of the $7.44 billion total