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

Exports: Machining centers for metal work

Machining centers for metal work, the No. 321 export by value totaled $50.31 million for the month of October, $565 million through October of 2018, and $646.63 million 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$160.16 M
2Canada$119.7 M
3Belgium$86.07 M
4India$49.54 M
5China$31.65 M
6United Kingdom$21.64 M
7South Korea$9.29 M
8Turkey$7.39 M
9Brazil$7.19 M
10Germany$7.14 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $565 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $152,719,547
2Port Laredo $132,999,770
3Port of Long Beach $85,384,767
4Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $31,264,847
5Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $28,932,433
6Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $25,363,226
7El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $14,018,685
8Sumas, Border Crossing, Wash. $7,977,629
9Port Hueneme, Calif. $7,004,992
10Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $6,515,503

U.S. exports of Machining centers for metal work increased 3.63 percent through October to $565 million

U.S. exports of Machining centers for metal work increased 3.63 percent from $545.22 million to $565 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 321 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 322 for the last full year with a total value of $646.63 million, a $119.52 million, 22.67 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Belgium, No. 4 India and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of Long Beach, No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Belgium, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 China and No. 5 India. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of Long Beach, No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $160,162,806
2Canada $119,695,844
3Belgium $86,070,733
4India $49,537,320
5China $31,647,202
6United Kingdom $21,643,737
7South Korea $9,292,714
8Turkey $7,394,548
9Brazil $7,193,890
10Germany $7,142,570

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $57,796,689
2Laredo $21,164,349
3Buffalo $10,720,228
4Detroit $8,342,445
5El Paso $2,981,035
6Seattle $1,428,804
7New York City $1,176,040
8San Diego $901,204
9Atlanta/Savannah $819,323
10Charleston $815,276

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 Los Angeles fell 36.78 percent compared to last year to $152.72 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 57.55 percent compared to last year to $133 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 115.8 percent compared to last year to $85.38 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 16.23 percent compared to last year to $31.26 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 62.9 percent compared to last year to $28.93 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 increased $47.57 million, 42.25 percent, (28.35 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada increased $26.99 million, 29.11 percent, (21.19 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Belgium decreased $26.34 million, 23.43 percent, (15.23 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 India increased $14.11 million, 39.85 percent, (8.77 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 China decreased $40.67 million, 56.24 percent, (5.6 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 79.14 percent of all these Machining centers for metal work exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $447.11 million of the $565 million total.

All totaled, 76.34 percent of all these Machining centers for metal work exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $431.3 million of the $565 million total