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

Exports: Misc. machinery for moving, grading

Misc. machinery for moving, grading, the No. 204 export by value totaled $140.38 million for the month of December, $1.36 billion through December of 2018, and $896.44 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
1Canada$330.84 M
2United Kingdom$176.99 M
3Russia$75.93 M
4Australia$72.2 M
5Argentina$62.74 M
6Mexico$42.16 M
7Kuwait$36.94 M
8Colombia$34.21 M
9Ecuador$31.77 M
10Peru$30.99 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.36 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Houston $349,041,084
2Port of Wilmington, N.C. $180,945,061
3Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $71,724,157
4Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $70,884,455
5Port of Long Beach $56,404,810
6Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $47,155,132
7Port of Galveston, Texas $44,670,367
8Port of New York $41,560,382
9Port of Virginia $39,914,868
10Port of Baltimore, Md. $38,368,372

U.S. exports of Misc. machinery for moving, grading increased 51.22 percent through December to $1.36 billion

U.S. exports of Misc. machinery for moving, grading increased 51.22 percent from $896.44 million to $1.36 billion in 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 204 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 265 for the last full year with a total value of $896.44 million, a $265.59 million, 22.86 percent decrease from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 United Kingdom, No. 3 Russia, No. 4 Australia and No. 5 Argentina. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port of Wilmington, N.C., No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Australia, No. 3 Russia, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Peru. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of New York and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $330,835,166
2United Kingdom $176,993,572
3Russia $75,930,255
4Australia $72,196,226
5Argentina $62,742,913
6Mexico $42,163,318
7Kuwait $36,939,720
8Colombia $34,208,002
9Ecuador $31,770,259
10Peru $30,991,059

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1WILMINGTON, NC $350,188,054
2HOUSTON-GALVESTON, TX $213,687,668
3DETROIT, MI $62,666,578
4LOS ANGELES, CA $32,344,402
5NEW YORK CITY, NY $26,489,228
6BUFFALO, NY $21,423,970
7SAVANNAH, GA $18,431,916
8BALTIMORE, MD $18,374,372
9PEMBINA, ND $16,719,638
10LAREDO, TX $16,618,094

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Houston rose 119.83 percent compared to last year to $349.04 million.
  • Port of Wilmington, N.C. rose 4807.27 percent compared to last year to $180.95 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 13.07 percent compared to last year to $71.72 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 5.89 percent compared to last year to $70.88 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 49.48 percent compared to last year to $56.4 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 Canada increased $18.99 million, 6.09 percent, (24.41 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 United Kingdom increased $170.3 million, 2545.34 percent, (13.06 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Russia increased $19.78 million, 35.24 percent, (5.6 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Australia increased $2.42 million, 3.47 percent, (5.33 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Argentina increased $51.09 million, 438.28 percent, (4.63 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 53.02 percent of all these Misc. machinery for moving, grading exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $718.7 million of the $1.36 billion total.

All totaled, 53.78 percent of all these Misc. machinery for moving, grading exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $729 million of the $1.36 billion total