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

Exports: Misc. machinery for moving, grading

Misc. machinery for moving, grading, the No. 207 export by value totaled $120.71 million for the month of October, $1.11 billion through October 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$273.72 M
2United Kingdom$176.13 M
3Russia$61.71 M
4Australia$59.53 M
5Argentina$52.53 M
6Mexico$34.09 M
7Ecuador$31.63 M
8South Africa$26.61 M
9Peru$24.9 M
10China$24.37 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.11 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Houston $256,925,200
2Port of Wilmington, N.C. $174,049,263
3Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $57,502,643
4Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $56,928,358
5Port of Long Beach $45,872,414
6Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $37,831,886
7Port of New York $37,220,705
8Port of Galveston, Texas $33,486,238
9Port of Baltimore, Md. $31,028,868
10Port of Savannah, Ga. $30,653,593

U.S. exports of Misc. machinery for moving, grading increased 54.08 percent through October to $1.11 billion

U.S. exports of Misc. machinery for moving, grading increased 54.08 percent from $719.25 million to $1.11 billion 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 207 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 276 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 October 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 India. 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 – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $273,719,011
2United Kingdom $176,132,046
3Russia $61,706,829
4Australia $59,526,224
5Argentina $52,531,410
6Mexico $34,086,236
7Ecuador $31,631,577
8South Africa $26,609,806
9Peru $24,903,335
10China $24,368,998

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Wilmington $169,879,779
2Houston $33,373,445
3Detroit $17,912,659
4Los Angeles $12,138,507
5New York City $10,880,671
6Seattle $6,093,951
7Pembina, N.D. $6,052,791
8Buffalo $6,006,316
9Laredo $4,950,726
10Baltimore $4,707,515

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:

  • Port of Houston rose 109.7 percent compared to last year to $256.93 million.
  • Port of Wilmington, N.C. rose 19851 percent compared to last year to $174.05 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 10.87 percent compared to last year to $57.5 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 0.1 percent compared to last year to $56.93 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 63.18 percent compared to last year to $45.87 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 $14.47 million, 5.58 percent, (24.7 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 United Kingdom increased $170.28 million, 2907.19 percent, (15.89 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Russia increased $22.91 million, 59.04 percent, (5.57 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Australia increased $8.07 million, 15.68 percent, (5.37 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Argentina increased $41.67 million, 383.58 percent, (4.74 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 56.27 percent of all these Misc. machinery for moving, grading exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $623.62 million of the $1.11 billion total.

All totaled, 53.35 percent of all these Misc. machinery for moving, grading exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $591.28 million of the $1.11 billion total