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

Exports: Miscellaneous electrical machinery

Miscellaneous electrical machinery, the No. 62 export by value totaled $469.77 million for the month of August, $3.36 billion through August of 2019, and $4.91 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$710.34 M
2Canada$456.18 M
3Qatar$393.18 M
4Japan$166.41 M
5China$152.35 M
6The Netherlands$120.8 M
7United Kingdom$119.8 M
8Germany$110.77 M
9Brazil$87.79 M
10South Korea$84.84 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $3.36 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $396,143,900
2Port of New York $266,506,066
3Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $237,457,209
4John F. Kennedy International Airport $215,120,765
5Port of New Orleans $175,189,647
6Los Angeles International Airport $173,225,047
7Port of Wilmington, Dela. $169,173,492
8Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $152,426,315
9Chicago O’Hare International Airport $119,104,175
10El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $109,948,965

U.S. exports of Miscellaneous electrical machinery increased 6.06 percent through August to $3.36 billion

U.S. exports of Miscellaneous electrical machinery increased 6.06 percent from $3.16 billion to $3.36 billion through the first eight 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 62 through August among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 67 for the last full year with a total value of $4.91 billion, a $143.48 million, 3.01 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Qatar, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port of New York, No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 John F. Kennedy International Airport and No. 5 Port of New Orleans.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 The Netherlands. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 3 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 4 Port of New Orleans and No. 5 Port of New York.

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $710,343,258
2Canada $456,180,757
3Qatar $393,181,005
4Japan $166,409,123
5China $152,353,519
6The Netherlands $120,799,726
7United Kingdom $119,799,186
8Germany $110,771,946
9Brazil $87,791,847
10South Korea $84,841,606

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $269,447,802
2Laredo $237,493,721
3Detroit $160,786,775
4Los Angeles $113,155,760
5New Orleans $98,055,661
6Cleveland $79,629,742
7Chicago $70,833,823
8San Francisco $66,470,719
9Miami $55,748,106
10El Paso $45,479,755

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo fell 15.41 percent compared to last year to $396.14 million.
  • Port of New York rose 210.32 percent compared to last year to $266.51 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 9.77 percent compared to last year to $237.46 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 8.86 percent compared to last year to $215.12 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 8.31 percent compared to last year to $175.19 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 decreased $34.58 million, 4.64 percent, (21.17 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $42.07 million, 8.44 percent, (13.59 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Qatar increased $327.66 million, 500.11 percent, (11.72 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Japan increased $7.35 million, 4.62 percent, (4.96 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 China decreased $26.78 million, 14.95 percent, (4.54 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 55.97 percent of all these Miscellaneous electrical machinery exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $1.88 billion of the $3.36 billion total.

All totaled, 38.45 percent of all these Miscellaneous electrical machinery exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $1.29 billion of the $3.36 billion total