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

Exports: Misc. machinery for moving, grading

Misc. machinery for moving, grading, the No. 188 export by value totaled $89.51 million for the month of March, $348.59 million through March of 2019, and $1.36 billion 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$89.92 M
2Canada$54.55 M
3Russia$49.34 M
4Argentina$19.64 M
5Australia$18.37 M
6Peru$16.18 M
7Colombia$11.49 M
8India$7.43 M
9Finland$6.83 M
10Germany$6.3 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $348.59 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Houston $101,755,555
2Port of Corpus Christi, Texas $77,757,026
3Port of Baltimore, Md. $25,357,783
4Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $14,991,950
5Port of New York $13,071,658
6Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $9,593,098
7Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $7,426,610
8Port of Brunswick, Ga. $6,560,945
9Port of Long Beach $6,458,776
10Port of Galveston, Texas $6,352,436

U.S. exports of Misc. machinery for moving, grading decreased 4.62 percent through March to $348.59 million

U.S. exports of Misc. machinery for moving, grading decreased 4.62 percent from $365.46 million to $348.59 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 188 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 194 for the last full year with a total value of $1.36 billion, a $459.11 million, 51.22 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Russia, No. 4 Argentina and No. 5 Australia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port of Corpus Christi, Texas, No. 3 Port of Baltimore, Md., No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of New York.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 United Kingdom, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Russia, No. 4 Australia and No. 5 Mexico. 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.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $89,915,563
2Canada $54,550,768
3Russia $49,338,619
4Argentina $19,635,201
5Australia $18,368,765
6Peru $16,176,799
7Colombia $11,494,784
8India $7,425,619
9Finland $6,832,003
10Germany $6,304,054

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Wilmington $176,775,577
2Houston $138,916,292
3Detroit $47,698,476
4Los Angeles $25,168,949
5Pembina, N.D. $16,933,418
6New York City $16,729,216
7Buffalo $15,329,562
8Atlanta/Savannah $14,743,654
9Norfolk $12,909,240
10Seattle $12,098,619

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:

  • Port of Houston rose 137.41 percent compared to last year to $101.76 million.
  • Port of Corpus Christi, Texas totaled $77.76 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. rose 214.86 percent compared to last year to $25.36 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 15.8 percent compared to last year to $14.99 million.
  • Port of New York fell 14.19 percent compared to last year to $13.07 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 $79.55 million, 767.4 percent, (25.79 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada increased $950,123, 1.77 percent, (15.65 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Russia increased $32.28 million, 189.26 percent, (14.15 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Argentina increased $17.35 million, 758.83 percent, (5.63 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Australia increased $2.53 million, 15.99 percent, (5.27 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 66.5 percent of all these Misc. machinery for moving, grading exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $231.81 million of the $348.59 million total.

All totaled, 66.82 percent of all these Misc. machinery for moving, grading exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $232.93 million of the $348.59 million total