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

Exports: Lifting, handling, loading, unloading machines

Lifting, handling, loading, unloading machines, the No. 163 export by value totaled $147.06 million for the month of July, $1.04 billion through July of 2019, and $1.94 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$485.22 M
2Mexico$134.04 M
3China$35.86 M
4United Kingdom$25.32 M
5Germany$20.75 M
6Saudi Arabia$18.1 M
7Belgium$18.01 M
8South Korea$17.43 M
9Brazil$16.93 M
10Japan$16.31 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.04 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $103,027,872
2Port Laredo $86,918,804
3Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $85,405,608
4Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $65,670,634
5Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $58,629,688
6Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. $39,166,095
7Port of New York $37,739,892
8Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $37,426,996
9Port of Virginia $31,955,909
10Port of Houston $29,970,558

U.S. exports of Lifting, handling, loading, unloading machines decreased 2.12 percent through July to $1.04 billion

U.S. exports of Lifting, handling, loading, unloading machines decreased 2.12 percent from $1.06 billion to $1.04 billion through the first seven 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 163 through July among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 160 for the last full year with a total value of $1.94 billion, a $195.34 million, 11.19 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through July of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 China, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. and No. 5 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 China, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 Singapore. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Port of New York.

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $485,215,624
2Mexico $134,039,570
3China $35,861,611
4United Kingdom $25,319,919
5Germany $20,754,611
6Saudi Arabia $18,097,403
7Belgium $18,013,432
8South Korea $17,426,956
9Brazil $16,926,375
10Japan $16,310,822

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $96,705,163
2Laredo $61,249,340
3Pembina, N.D. $46,795,735
4New York City $44,383,674
5Seattle $39,383,990
6Norfolk $29,898,615
7Los Angeles $28,565,497
8Miami $26,867,963
9Houston $22,247,165
10Buffalo $21,483,695

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 13.27 percent compared to last year to $103.03 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 34 percent compared to last year to $86.92 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 2.28 percent compared to last year to $85.41 million.
  • Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. rose 122.51 percent compared to last year to $65.67 million.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. rose 19.76 percent compared to last year to $58.63 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 $64.95 million, 15.46 percent, (46.69 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $50.11 million, 27.21 percent, (12.9 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China decreased $4.03 million, 10.1 percent, (3.45 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 United Kingdom decreased $1.11 million, 4.21 percent, (2.44 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Germany decreased $173,316, 0.83 percent, (2 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 67.48 percent of all these Lifting, handling, loading, unloading machines exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $701.19 million of the $1.04 billion total.

All totaled, 38.46 percent of all these Lifting, handling, loading, unloading machines exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $399.65 million of the $1.04 billion total