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

Exports: Miscellaneous machines, parts

Miscellaneous machines, parts, the No. 36 export by value totaled $634.94 million for the month of October, $6.28 billion through October of 2018, and $7.3 billion 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
1Mexico$1.13 B
2Canada$1.04 B
3Japan$646.4 M
4China$406.02 M
5Germany$227.02 M
6United Kingdom$192.57 M
7Italy$189.12 M
8Singapore$138.15 M
9Australia$136.03 M
10Brazil$125.2 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $6.28 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $650,438,960
2Port of Charleston $514,926,928
3Port of Houston $369,371,180
4Chicago O’Hare International Airport $316,052,452
5Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Texas $288,831,649
6Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $276,752,759
7John F. Kennedy International Airport $258,765,267
8Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $220,395,911
9Port of New York $213,032,811
10Los Angeles International Airport $211,432,209

U.S. exports of Miscellaneous machines, parts increased 3.38 percent through October to $6.28 billion

U.S. exports of Miscellaneous machines, parts increased 3.38 percent from $6.07 billion to $6.28 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 36 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 33 for the last full year with a total value of $7.3 billion, a $939.15 million, 14.76 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 China and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port of Charleston, No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 Chicago O’Hare International Airport and No. 5 Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Texas.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 China and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port of Charleston, No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 Los Angeles International Airport and No. 5 Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $1,134,108,202
2Canada $1,044,215,103
3Japan $646,396,802
4China $406,021,440
5Germany $227,022,646
6United Kingdom $192,566,079
7Italy $189,118,858
8Singapore $138,146,462
9Australia $136,027,059
10Brazil $125,197,009

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $144,011,314
2Houston $100,899,030
3New York City $94,778,131
4Charleston $85,881,981
5Los Angeles $78,687,135
6Seattle $76,570,281
7Detroit $67,333,821
8Chicago $46,929,446
9Cleveland $44,047,310
10New Orleans $39,037,591

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 Laredo fell 20.48 percent compared to last year to $650.44 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 50.61 percent compared to last year to $514.93 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 11.96 percent compared to last year to $369.37 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 8.44 percent compared to last year to $316.05 million.
  • Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Texas rose 15.18 percent compared to last year to $288.83 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 $185.64 million, 14.07 percent, (18.07 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada increased $48.37 million, 4.86 percent, (16.63 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Japan increased $70.06 million, 12.16 percent, (10.3 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 China decreased $78.93 million, 16.28 percent, (6.47 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Germany decreased $2.45 million, 1.07 percent, (3.62 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 55.08 percent of all these Miscellaneous machines, parts exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $3.46 billion of the $6.28 billion total.

All totaled, 34.08 percent of all these Miscellaneous machines, parts exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $2.14 billion of the $6.28 billion total