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

Exports: Metal-working machine tools

Metal-working machine tools, the No. 748 export by value totaled $7.55 million for the month of February, $14.33 million through February 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$2.77 M
2Canada$2.46 M
3United Kingdom$1.22 M
4Germany$1.21 M
5China$980,149
6Japan$850,081
7Honduras$834,054
8Australia$313,864
9Belgium$281,900
10France$270,019
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $14.33 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1John F. Kennedy International Airport $2,203,309
2Port Laredo $1,545,433
3Port Everglades, Fla. $1,261,032
4Chicago O’Hare International Airport $1,028,880
5Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $954,358
6Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $797,894
7Port of New York $665,036
8El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $638,321
9Port Miami $470,841
10Port of Newark $394,625

U.S. exports of Metal-working machine tools increased 2.93 percent through February to $14.33 million

U.S. exports of Metal-working machine tools increased 2.93 percent from $13.93 million to $14.33 million through the first two 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 748 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 757 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 February of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port Everglades, Fla., No. 4 Chicago O’Hare International Airport and No. 5 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Taiwan and No. 5 Belgium. 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 – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $2,773,715
2Canada $2,461,389
3United Kingdom $1,217,623
4Germany $1,211,291
5China $980,149
6Japan $850,081
7Honduras $834,054
8Australia $313,864
9Belgium $281,900
10France $270,019

January – February 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 two months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 758.4 percent compared to last year to $2.2 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 11.1 percent compared to last year to $1.55 million.
  • Port Everglades, Fla. rose 235.33 percent compared to last year to $1.26 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 226.84 percent compared to last year to $1.03 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 55.44 percent compared to last year to $954,358.

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 $464,192, 20.1 percent, (19.35 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $1.68 million, 40.56 percent, (17.17 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 United Kingdom increased $851,178, 232.28 percent, (8.49 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Germany decreased $775,937, 39.05 percent, (8.45 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 China increased $858,488, 705.64 percent, (6.84 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 60.3 percent of all these Metal-working machine tools exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $8.64 million of the $14.33 million total.

All totaled, 48.78 percent of all these Metal-working machine tools exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $6.99 million of the $14.33 million total