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

Exports: Metal-working machine tools

Metal-working machine tools, the No. 716 export by value totaled $8.93 million for the month of October, $92.92 million through October of 2018, and $109.43 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$20.55 M
2Canada$19.41 M
3China$6.84 M
4Germany$4.97 M
5Honduras$3.44 M
6United Kingdom$3.41 M
7Australia$2.93 M
8United Arab Emirates$2.76 M
9Italy$2.67 M
10Belgium$2.32 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $92.92 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $14,833,140
2Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $9,718,093
3Port of New York $6,481,453
4Port of Long Beach $5,847,894
5John F. Kennedy International Airport $4,802,823
6Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $4,422,199
7Port Everglades, Fla. $4,077,049
8Chicago O’Hare International Airport $3,964,907
9Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $3,744,018
10Los Angeles International Airport $3,310,123

U.S. exports of Metal-working machine tools increased 11.18 percent through October to $92.92 million

U.S. exports of Metal-working machine tools increased 11.18 percent from $83.58 million to $92.92 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 716 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 732 for the last full year with a total value of $109.43 million, a $7.72 million, 6.59 percent decrease from the 2016 total.

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

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

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $20,552,972
2Canada $19,413,263
3China $6,837,718
4Germany $4,966,688
5Honduras $3,442,358
6United Kingdom $3,414,424
7Australia $2,927,068
8United Arab Emirates $2,763,046
9Italy $2,670,828
10Belgium $2,317,739

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $2,962,834
2Los Angeles $2,574,279
3Laredo $1,688,624
4New York City $842,884
5Miami $838,268
6Buffalo $772,936
7Philadelphia $534,694
8Atlanta/Savannah $515,691
9Cleveland $450,624
10El Paso $431,105

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 Laredo rose 60.97 percent compared to last year to $14.83 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 56.56 percent compared to last year to $9.72 million.
  • Port of New York rose 45.76 percent compared to last year to $6.48 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 1.8 percent compared to last year to $5.85 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 91.58 percent compared to last year to $4.8 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 $283,527, 1.4 percent, (22.12 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada increased $4.99 million, 34.63 percent, (20.89 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China decreased $3.23 million, 32.08 percent, (7.36 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Germany decreased $2.54 million, 33.8 percent, (5.34 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Honduras increased $1 million, 41.19 percent, (3.7 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 59.42 percent of all these Metal-working machine tools exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $55.21 million of the $92.92 million total.

All totaled, 44.86 percent of all these Metal-working machine tools exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $41.68 million of the $92.92 million total