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

Exports: Machinery for rubber, plastic industry, parts

Machinery for rubber, plastic industry, parts, the No. 168 export by value totaled $132.12 million for the month of October, $1.39 billion through October of 2018, and $1.62 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
1Mexico$294.74 M
2Canada$290.34 M
3Germany$133.87 M
4China$119.22 M
5United Kingdom$39 M
6India$35.18 M
7Japan$32.65 M
8Italy$25.82 M
9Belgium$25.73 M
10Brazil$24.62 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.39 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $167,066,499
2Port of New York $114,210,729
3Chicago O’Hare International Airport $105,443,407
4Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $93,911,732
5Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $61,015,535
6Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $58,613,324
7Port of Newark $46,959,028
8Port of Virginia $39,451,873
9Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $37,850,115
10El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $37,184,258

U.S. exports of Machinery for rubber, plastic industry, parts increased 3.69 percent through October to $1.39 billion

U.S. exports of Machinery for rubber, plastic industry, parts increased 3.69 percent from $1.34 billion to $1.39 billion through the first 10 months of 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 168 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 170 for the last full year with a total value of $1.62 billion, a $6.46 million, 0.40 percent decrease from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 China and No. 5 United Kingdom. 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..

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 India. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port of New York, No. 3 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 4 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $294,736,871
2Canada $290,341,113
3Germany $133,867,465
4China $119,216,790
5United Kingdom $38,997,232
6India $35,175,236
7Japan $32,653,396
8Italy $25,821,140
9Belgium $25,731,957
10Brazil $24,624,096

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $38,479,259
2New York City $34,664,193
3Detroit $23,365,377
4Chicago $19,706,495
5Los Angeles $16,969,548
6Buffalo $15,523,000
7Cleveland $8,636,232
8Miami $7,493,345
9Norfolk $7,438,487
10El Paso $7,386,031

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo fell 7.83 percent compared to last year to $167.07 million.
  • Port of New York fell 9.83 percent compared to last year to $114.21 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 9.84 percent compared to last year to $105.44 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 51.07 percent compared to last year to $93.91 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 25.6 percent compared to last year to $61.02 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 decreased $38.13 million, 11.46 percent, (21.25 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada increased $45.06 million, 18.37 percent, (20.93 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Germany decreased $2.41 million, 1.77 percent, (9.65 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 China increased $9.47 million, 8.63 percent, (8.59 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 United Kingdom increased $5.41 million, 16.1 percent, (2.81 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 63.24 percent of all these Machinery for rubber, plastic industry, parts exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $877.16 million of the $1.39 billion total.

All totaled, 39.05 percent of all these Machinery for rubber, plastic industry, parts exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $541.65 million of the $1.39 billion total