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

Exports: Misc. machinery for food and drink, parts

Misc. machinery for food and drink, parts, the No. 263 export by value totaled $86.04 million for the month of October, $798.69 million through October of 2018, and $939.43 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
1Canada$144.92 M
2Mexico$80.95 M
3The Netherlands$49.12 M
4United Kingdom$42.91 M
5Australia$35.61 M
6China$32.66 M
7Germany$20.85 M
8India$20.43 M
9France$19.48 M
10Japan$17.89 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $798.69 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Chicago O’Hare International Airport $69,641,968
2Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $59,357,661
3Port Laredo $59,035,833
4Port of New York $58,207,991
5Port of Los Angeles $50,920,519
6Port of Long Beach $41,110,246
7Port of Virginia $35,502,713
8Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $30,051,919
9Miami International Airport $25,357,642
10Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $24,711,074

U.S. exports of Misc. machinery for food and drink, parts increased 2.57 percent through October to $798.69 million

U.S. exports of Misc. machinery for food and drink, parts increased 2.57 percent from $778.65 million to $798.69 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 263 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 258 for the last full year with a total value of $939.43 million, a $49.45 million, 5.56 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 The Netherlands, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 Australia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 2 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Port of New York and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 The Netherlands, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 Australia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of New York, No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $144,915,326
2Mexico $80,948,908
3The Netherlands $49,119,497
4United Kingdom $42,908,576
5Australia $35,605,227
6China $32,661,849
7Germany $20,851,422
8India $20,425,312
9France $19,482,656
10Japan $17,886,008

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $24,493,103
2Detroit $16,828,467
3New York City $16,506,054
4Laredo $11,752,030
5Chicago $11,517,213
6Miami $9,268,242
7Buffalo $8,224,322
8Norfolk $6,502,532
9Atlanta/Savannah $5,973,042
10Seattle $4,474,371

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:

  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 2.77 percent compared to last year to $69.64 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 11.52 percent compared to last year to $59.36 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 2.26 percent compared to last year to $59.04 million.
  • Port of New York rose 18.72 percent compared to last year to $58.21 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 0.96 percent compared to last year to $50.92 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 $5.58 million, 4.01 percent, (18.14 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $4.79 million, 6.3 percent, (10.14 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 The Netherlands increased $5.17 million, 11.77 percent, (6.15 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 United Kingdom increased $7.06 million, 19.7 percent, (5.37 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Australia increased $5.87 million, 19.73 percent, (4.46 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 44.26 percent of all these Misc. machinery for food and drink, parts exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $353.5 million of the $798.69 million total.

All totaled, 37.21 percent of all these Misc. machinery for food and drink, parts exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $297.16 million of the $798.69 million total