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

Exports: Metal-working machine tools

Metal-working machine tools, the No. 743 export by value totaled $5.32 million for the month of August, $63.28 million through August of 2019, and $114.83 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$12.3 M
2Canada$9.56 M
3Germany$6.27 M
4Honduras$3.05 M
5China$2.85 M
6India$2.82 M
7Australia$2.43 M
8United Kingdom$2.08 M
9France$2.05 M
10Japan$1.42 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $63.28 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of New York $7,525,993
2Port Laredo $7,403,362
3John F. Kennedy International Airport $4,628,735
4Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $4,114,756
5Port Everglades, Fla. $4,032,390
6Chicago O’Hare International Airport $3,521,532
7Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $3,206,997
8Port of Newark $2,411,261
9Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $1,928,784
10El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $1,887,836

U.S. exports of Metal-working machine tools decreased 13.53 percent through August to $63.28 million

U.S. exports of Metal-working machine tools decreased 13.53 percent from $73.19 million to $63.28 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 743 through August among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 717 for the last full year with a total value of $114.83 million, a $5.4 million, 4.94 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Honduras and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of New York, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port Everglades, Fla..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 China and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port of Long Beach, No. 4 Port of New York and No. 5 John F. Kennedy International Airport.

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $12,302,346
2Canada $9,558,298
3Germany $6,271,565
4Honduras $3,045,298
5China $2,845,517
6India $2,816,945
7Australia $2,428,476
8United Kingdom $2,080,541
9France $2,046,532
10Japan $1,418,677

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $5,470,195
2Los Angeles $5,334,573
3Laredo $5,092,142
4New York City $4,479,304
5Miami $2,575,300
6Chicago $2,299,479
7Buffalo $1,710,237
8Cleveland $1,208,738
9Philadelphia $1,202,543
10Norfolk $1,065,546

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 New York rose 19.34 percent compared to last year to $7.53 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 43.59 percent compared to last year to $7.4 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 48.94 percent compared to last year to $4.63 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 55.16 percent compared to last year to $4.11 million.
  • Port Everglades, Fla. rose 46.71 percent compared to last year to $4.03 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 $5.18 million, 29.62 percent, (19.44 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $7.06 million, 42.48 percent, (15.1 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Germany increased $2.01 million, 47.33 percent, (9.91 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Honduras increased $777,275, 34.27 percent, (4.81 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 China decreased $454,115, 13.76 percent, (4.5 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 53.76 percent of all these Metal-working machine tools exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $34.02 million of the $63.28 million total.

All totaled, 43.78 percent of all these Metal-working machine tools exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $27.71 million of the $63.28 million total