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

Exports: Machinery for sorting minerals, ores

Machinery for sorting minerals, ores, the No. 242 export by value totaled $92.17 million for the month of October, $925.94 million through October of 2018, and $1.14 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
1Canada$312.95 M
2Mexico$119.9 M
3Australia$43.41 M
4China$41.61 M
5Chile$30.62 M
6Peru$25.57 M
7Argentina$22.87 M
8Russia$18.85 M
9United Kingdom$16.25 M
10Colombia$15.02 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $925.94 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of New York $66,829,056
2Port of Houston $65,188,310
3Port Laredo $63,532,485
4Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $63,170,024
5Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $44,598,601
6Port of Baltimore, Md. $35,144,057
7Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $31,378,970
8Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. $27,692,404
9Port of Los Angeles $24,194,059
10Port Everglades, Fla. $24,005,217

U.S. exports of Machinery for sorting minerals, ores decreased 3.45 percent through October to $925.94 million

U.S. exports of Machinery for sorting minerals, ores decreased 3.45 percent from $959.08 million to $925.94 million 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 242 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 220 for the last full year with a total value of $1.14 billion, a $4.4 million, 0.38 percent decrease from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Australia, No. 4 China and No. 5 Chile. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of New York, No. 2 Port of Houston, No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Australia, No. 4 China and No. 5 Peru. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port of New York, No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $312,951,644
2Mexico $119,902,897
3Australia $43,413,459
4China $41,610,966
5Chile $30,616,576
6Peru $25,573,121
7Argentina $22,873,134
8Russia $18,848,171
9United Kingdom $16,253,228
10Colombia $15,019,105

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $14,456,656
2Houston $14,232,721
3New York City $13,446,528
4Detroit $13,213,801
5Seattle $13,075,373
6Miami $11,794,111
7Baltimore $10,148,896
8Pembina, N.D. $9,463,326
9Los Angeles $9,287,612
10Buffalo $9,269,635

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 of New York fell 12.33 percent compared to last year to $66.83 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 10.1 percent compared to last year to $65.19 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 17.53 percent compared to last year to $63.53 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 20.1 percent compared to last year to $63.17 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 5.6 percent compared to last year to $44.6 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 $2.34 million, 0.75 percent, (33.8 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $18.29 million, 13.24 percent, (12.95 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Australia increased $9.98 million, 29.83 percent, (4.69 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 China increased $8.87 million, 27.11 percent, (4.49 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Chile increased $6.95 million, 29.38 percent, (3.31 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 59.24 percent of all these Machinery for sorting minerals, ores exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $548.5 million of the $925.94 million total.

All totaled, 32.76 percent of all these Machinery for sorting minerals, ores exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $303.32 million of the $925.94 million total