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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through August 2019.

Exports: Machining centers for metal work

Machining centers for metal work, the No. 373 export by value totaled $37.96 million for the month of August, $334.41 million through August of 2019, and $651.71 million 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

RankCountryYTD
1Mexico$85.02 M
2Belgium$72.41 M
3Canada$58.21 M
4India$26.42 M
5China$19.58 M
6United Kingdom$17.85 M
7South Korea$5.78 M
8Turkey$5.18 M
9Japan$4.55 M
10Australia$3.97 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $334.41 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $86,880,451
2Port of Long Beach $67,287,824
3Port Laredo $62,316,975
4Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $22,052,591
5Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $10,672,697
6Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. $7,779,003
7Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $7,407,977
8Port of Seattle, Wash. $7,006,721
9Port of Virginia $5,635,634
10Port of Savannah, Ga. $4,451,160

U.S. exports of Machining centers for metal work decreased 28.30 percent through August to $334.41 million

U.S. exports of Machining centers for metal work decreased 28.30 percent from $466.37 million to $334.41 million through the first eight months of 2019 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 373 through August among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 313 for the last full year with a total value of $651.71 million, a $5.08 million, 0.79 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Belgium, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 India and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Long Beach, No. 3 Port Laredo, 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 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..

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $85,023,560
2Belgium $72,408,306
3Canada $58,213,156
4India $26,422,122
5China $19,577,877
6United Kingdom $17,850,434
7South Korea $5,782,356
8Turkey $5,175,769
9Japan $4,552,555
10Australia $3,974,806

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $87,886,958
2Laredo $48,795,685
3Detroit $17,002,184
4Buffalo $13,611,097
5El Paso $4,036,312
6Atlanta/Savannah $3,895,857
7New York City $3,871,975
8Seattle $3,241,443
9Baltimore $2,272,451
10Ogdensburg, N.Y. $2,191,773

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first eight months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles fell 32.23 percent compared to last year to $86.88 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 8.69 percent compared to last year to $67.29 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 42.73 percent compared to last year to $62.32 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 20.23 percent compared to last year to $22.05 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 41.91 percent compared to last year to $10.67 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 $45.84 million, 35.03 percent, (25.43 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Belgium decreased $499,516, 0.69 percent, (21.65 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Canada decreased $35.19 million, 37.67 percent, (17.41 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 India decreased $16.2 million, 38 percent, (7.9 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 China decreased $7.6 million, 27.98 percent, (5.85 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 78.24 percent of all these Machining centers for metal work exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $261.65 million of the $334.41 million total.

All totaled, 74.52 percent of all these Machining centers for metal work exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $249.21 million of the $334.41 million total