Current data is through December 2019.

Exports: Machinery for sorting minerals, ores

Machinery for sorting minerals, ores, the No. 232 export by value totaled $86.7 million for the month of December, $1.1 billion in 2019, and $1.11 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

RankCountry2019
1Canada$379 M
2Mexico$128.26 M
3China$57.14 M
4Australia$46.95 M
5India$37.5 M
6Chile$34.31 M
7Russia$24.76 M
8United Arab Emirates$21.39 M
9Peru$18.21 M
10United Kingdom$17.91 M
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U.S. exports of Machinery for sorting minerals, ores decreased 1.08 percent through December 2019 to $1.1 billion

U.S. exports of Machinery for sorting minerals, ores decreased 1.08 percent from $1.11 billion to $1.1 billion in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 232 in 2019 among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 237 for the last full year with a total value of $1.11 billion, a $29.12 million, 2.55 percent decrease from the 2017 total.

Through December of 2019 the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 China, No. 4 Australia and No. 5 India. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of New York, No. 2 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Port of Houston 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 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.

January – December 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $378,995,561
2Mexico $128,256,565
3China $57,139,970
4Australia $46,949,200
5India $37,496,067
6Chile $34,312,963
7Russia $24,755,382
8United Arab Emirates $21,387,929
9Peru $18,207,508
10United Kingdom $17,905,850

January – December 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $37,382,851
2Houston $32,460,366
3Laredo $30,685,664
4Detroit $28,165,973
5Seattle $22,884,455
6Miami $21,862,160
7Los Angeles $20,725,078
8Pembina, N.D. $19,999,161
9Buffalo $19,833,440
10Baltimore $17,203,724

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five of 2019 were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of New York rose 10.97 percent compared to last year to $93.64 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 4.71 percent compared to last year to $69.21 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 14.46 percent compared to last year to $66.69 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 17.07 percent compared to last year to $66.26 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 15.07 percent compared to last year to $63.48 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 $11.05 million, 3 percent, (34.4 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $17.31 million, 11.89 percent, (11.64 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China increased $2.66 million, 4.89 percent, (5.19 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Australia decreased $9.63 million, 17.01 percent, (4.26 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 India increased $22.39 million, 148.22 percent, (3.4 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 58.89 percent of all these Machinery for sorting minerals, ores exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets in 2019. That is equal to $648.84 million of the $1.1 billion total.

All totaled, 32.61 percent of all these Machinery for sorting minerals, ores exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports in 2019. That is equal to $359.27 million of the $1.1 billion total