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

Exports: Misc. machinery for food and drink, parts

Misc. machinery for food and drink, parts, the No. 247 export by value totaled $87.97 million for the month of March, $255.58 million through March of 2019, and $969.02 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
1Canada$68.36 M
2Mexico$18.62 M
3The Netherlands$16.24 M
4United Kingdom$12.85 M
5Japan$8.68 M
6China$8.41 M
7Australia$7.48 M
8Malaysia$7.15 M
9South Korea$6.93 M
10Brazil$5.75 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $255.58 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Chicago O’Hare International Airport $21,816,605
2Port of New York $19,114,550
3Port of Los Angeles $16,332,180
4Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $15,497,159
5Port Laredo $12,753,583
6Port of Long Beach $11,294,781
7Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. $10,043,784
8Port of Virginia $9,078,824
9Port of Seattle, Wash. $8,713,246
10Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $8,645,540

U.S. exports of Misc. machinery for food and drink, parts increased 14.75 percent through March to $255.58 million

U.S. exports of Misc. machinery for food and drink, parts increased 14.75 percent from $222.72 million to $255.58 million through the first three 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 247 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 266 for the last full year with a total value of $969.02 million, a $29.59 million, 3.15 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March 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 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 2 Port of New York, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port Laredo.

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

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $68,364,892
2Mexico $18,621,088
3The Netherlands $16,236,506
4United Kingdom $12,852,658
5Japan $8,678,168
6China $8,412,672
7Australia $7,476,254
8Malaysia $7,151,712
9South Korea $6,926,711
10Brazil $5,751,651

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $44,429,011
2New York City $39,651,694
3Detroit $34,203,586
4Chicago $29,692,574
5Laredo $25,760,663
6Miami $19,363,009
7Buffalo $13,514,851
8Norfolk $12,876,644
9Atlanta/Savannah $9,940,217
10Seattle $9,918,223

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first three months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 21.4 percent compared to last year to $21.82 million.
  • Port of New York rose 34.89 percent compared to last year to $19.11 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 50.78 percent compared to last year to $16.33 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 20.66 percent compared to last year to $15.5 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 13.54 percent compared to last year to $12.75 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 $21.19 million, 44.91 percent, (26.75 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $2.14 million, 10.29 percent, (7.29 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 The Netherlands increased $2.58 million, 18.93 percent, (6.35 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 United Kingdom increased $1.71 million, 15.31 percent, (5.03 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Japan increased $3.13 million, 56.46 percent, (3.4 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 48.81 percent of all these Misc. machinery for food and drink, parts exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $124.75 million of the $255.58 million total.

All totaled, 33.46 percent of all these Misc. machinery for food and drink, parts exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $85.51 million of the $255.58 million total