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

Exports: Machinery for rubber, plastic industry, parts

Machinery for rubber, plastic industry, parts, the No. 169 export by value totaled $142.04 million for the month of December, $1.67 billion through December 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$356.72 M
2Canada$346.39 M
3Germany$160.21 M
4China$143.59 M
5India$47.76 M
6United Kingdom$43.83 M
7Japan$37.15 M
8Italy$32.11 M
9Brazil$30.34 M
10South Korea$29.68 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.67 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $198,696,374
2Port of New York $145,357,396
3Chicago O’Hare International Airport $133,346,204
4Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $107,863,984
5Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $73,361,643
6Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $73,334,795
7Port of Newark $56,791,030
8John F. Kennedy International Airport $46,443,667
9Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $45,278,435
10Port of Virginia $44,603,123

U.S. exports of Machinery for rubber, plastic industry, parts increased 3.33 percent through December to $1.67 billion

U.S. exports of Machinery for rubber, plastic industry, parts increased 3.33 percent from $1.62 billion to $1.67 billion in 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 169 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 169 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 December of this 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 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 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 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $356,715,629
2Canada $346,390,487
3Germany $160,205,376
4China $143,593,633
5India $47,764,605
6United Kingdom $43,828,941
7Japan $37,154,605
8Italy $32,108,616
9Brazil $30,337,026
10South Korea $29,676,219

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1LAREDO, TX $122,951,890
2NEW YORK CITY, NY $107,165,000
3DETROIT, MI $78,968,458
4CHICAGO, IL $73,373,122
5LOS ANGELES, CA $50,438,078
6BUFFALO, NY $43,462,412
7CLEVELAND, OH $29,593,958
8MIAMI, FL $23,121,612
9SEATTLE, WA $22,868,452
10NORFOLK, VA $21,942,242

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo fell 8.32 percent compared to last year to $198.7 million.
  • Port of New York fell 8.65 percent compared to last year to $145.36 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 4.78 percent compared to last year to $133.35 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 52.51 percent compared to last year to $107.86 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 26.28 percent compared to last year to $73.36 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 $45.9 million, 11.4 percent, (21.34 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada increased $54.43 million, 18.64 percent, (20.72 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Germany decreased $7.52 million, 4.48 percent, (9.58 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 China increased $3.06 million, 2.17 percent, (8.59 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 India increased $7.4 million, 18.33 percent, (2.86 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 63.1 percent of all these Machinery for rubber, plastic industry, parts exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $1.05 billion of the $1.67 billion total.

All totaled, 39.4 percent of all these Machinery for rubber, plastic industry, parts exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $658.63 million of the $1.67 billion total