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

Exports: Machinery for sorting minerals, ores

Machinery for sorting minerals, ores, the No. 237 export by value totaled $95.91 million for the month of December, $1.11 billion through December 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$367.94 M
2Mexico$145.57 M
3Australia$56.58 M
4China$54.48 M
5Chile$36.65 M
6Peru$27.8 M
7Argentina$25.32 M
8Russia$24.28 M
9United Kingdom$20.76 M
10Colombia$18.11 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.11 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of New York $84,377,907
2Port of Houston $79,894,626
3Port Laredo $77,968,177
4Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $72,627,435
5Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $55,162,406
6Port of Baltimore, Md. $42,198,885
7Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $36,074,155
8Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. $33,523,027
9Port of Los Angeles $29,950,450
10Port of Virginia $29,519,090

U.S. exports of Machinery for sorting minerals, ores decreased 2.55 percent through December to $1.11 billion

U.S. exports of Machinery for sorting minerals, ores decreased 2.55 percent from $1.14 billion to $1.11 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 237 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 227 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 December 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $367,944,898
2Mexico $145,565,712
3Australia $56,575,376
4China $54,475,141
5Chile $36,648,910
6Peru $27,803,019
7Argentina $25,320,044
8Russia $24,277,818
9United Kingdom $20,761,029
10Colombia $18,111,879

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1NEW YORK CITY, NY $51,653,568
2HOUSTON-GALVESTON, TX $49,873,894
3LAREDO, TX $44,660,264
4DETROIT, MI $37,201,216
5MIAMI, FL $34,424,820
6SEATTLE, WA $34,087,020
7BUFFALO, NY $32,633,928
8PEMBINA, ND $29,880,232
9LOS ANGELES, CA $27,739,166
10BALTIMORE, MD $27,234,330

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of New York fell 4.75 percent compared to last year to $84.38 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 9.43 percent compared to last year to $79.89 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 17.51 percent compared to last year to $77.97 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 7.07 percent compared to last year to $72.63 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 10.87 percent compared to last year to $55.16 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 $2.17 million, 0.59 percent, (33.04 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $20.05 million, 12.11 percent, (13.07 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Australia increased $10.23 million, 22.08 percent, (5.08 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 China increased $13.17 million, 31.88 percent, (4.89 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Chile increased $5.77 million, 18.68 percent, (3.29 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 59.37 percent of all these Machinery for sorting minerals, ores exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $661.21 million of the $1.11 billion total.

All totaled, 33.22 percent of all these Machinery for sorting minerals, ores exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $370.03 million of the $1.11 billion total