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

Exports: Machinery for rubber, plastic industry, parts

Machinery for rubber, plastic industry, parts, the No. 180 export by value totaled $125.44 million for the month of March, $363.12 million through March of 2019, and $1.67 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$77.74 M
2Mexico$72.86 M
3Germany$39.72 M
4China$27.72 M
5United Kingdom$10.88 M
6India$9.31 M
7Japan$8.86 M
8Brazil$8.67 M
9Luxembourg$6.73 M
10Thailand$6.22 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $363.12 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $35,906,589
2Chicago O’Hare International Airport $33,205,874
3Port of New York $28,356,151
4Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $21,187,343
5Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $20,660,837
6Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $17,792,084
7John F. Kennedy International Airport $12,042,332
8Port of Virginia $10,425,778
9Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $10,242,734
10Port of New Orleans $9,416,839

U.S. exports of Machinery for rubber, plastic industry, parts decreased 9.91 percent through March to $363.12 million

U.S. exports of Machinery for rubber, plastic industry, parts decreased 9.91 percent from $403.04 million to $363.12 million through the first three 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 180 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 171 for the last full year with a total value of $1.67 billion, a $53.89 million, 3.33 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 China and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 3 Port of New York, No. 4 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 China and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port of New York, No. 3 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 4 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY and No. 5 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich..

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $77,737,992
2Mexico $72,860,172
3Germany $39,716,611
4China $27,723,524
5United Kingdom $10,878,099
6India $9,312,668
7Japan $8,859,390
8Brazil $8,666,244
9Luxembourg $6,729,020
10Thailand $6,217,385

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $85,249,059
2Laredo $82,312,542
3Detroit $50,741,248
4Chicago $48,306,795
5Los Angeles $32,072,270
6Buffalo $29,475,252
7Cleveland $19,236,555
8Miami $16,652,585
9St. Albans, Vt. $14,072,314
10El Paso $13,712,577

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo fell 28.07 percent compared to last year to $35.91 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 4.33 percent compared to last year to $33.21 million.
  • Port of New York fell 17.72 percent compared to last year to $28.36 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 11.29 percent compared to last year to $21.19 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 12.5 percent compared to last year to $20.66 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 decreased $8.83 million, 10.2 percent, (21.41 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $15.93 million, 17.94 percent, (20.06 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Germany decreased $3.29 million, 7.64 percent, (10.94 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 China decreased $7.53 million, 21.36 percent, (7.63 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 United Kingdom increased $2.93 million, 36.91 percent, (3 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 63.04 percent of all these Machinery for rubber, plastic industry, parts exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $228.92 million of the $363.12 million total.

All totaled, 38.37 percent of all these Machinery for rubber, plastic industry, parts exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $139.32 million of the $363.12 million total