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

Exports: Miscellaneous machines, parts

Miscellaneous machines, parts, the No. 37 export by value totaled $639.44 million for the month of December, $7.48 billion through December 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$1.38 B
2Canada$1.21 B
3Japan$760.34 M
4China$487.7 M
5Germany$275.39 M
6Italy$221.02 M
7United Kingdom$220.8 M
8Singapore$168.72 M
9Australia$167.39 M
10Brazil$149.73 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $7.48 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $792,748,692
2Port of Charleston $609,508,776
3Port of Houston $437,828,035
4Chicago O’Hare International Airport $383,969,738
5Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Texas $356,910,784
6Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $314,220,077
7John F. Kennedy International Airport $313,219,378
8Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $260,272,747
9Los Angeles International Airport $248,496,659
10Port of New York $244,204,497

U.S. exports of Miscellaneous machines, parts increased 2.40 percent through December to $7.48 billion

U.S. exports of Miscellaneous machines, parts increased 2.40 percent from $7.3 billion to $7.48 billion in 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 37 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 34 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 December 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $1,375,372,998
2Canada $1,208,285,272
3Japan $760,336,636
4China $487,695,291
5Germany $275,393,220
6Italy $221,018,854
7United Kingdom $220,803,090
8Singapore $168,718,810
9Australia $167,391,340
10Brazil $149,729,066

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1LAREDO, TX $509,144,482
2HOUSTON-GALVESTON, TX $346,369,014
3NEW YORK CITY, NY $308,308,352
4CHARLESTON, SC $270,538,366
5LOS ANGELES, CA $235,594,762
6DETROIT, MI $207,538,700
7SEATTLE, WA $176,666,484
8CHICAGO, IL $169,095,308
9CLEVELAND, OH $143,122,500
10MIAMI, FL $124,029,986

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo fell 15.39 percent compared to last year to $792.75 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 40.41 percent compared to last year to $609.51 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 4.71 percent compared to last year to $437.83 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 5.51 percent compared to last year to $383.97 million.
  • Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Texas rose 20.91 percent compared to last year to $356.91 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 $160.04 million, 10.42 percent, (18.39 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada increased $39.28 million, 3.36 percent, (16.16 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Japan increased $35.01 million, 4.83 percent, (10.17 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 China decreased $93.19 million, 16.04 percent, (6.52 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Germany increased $2.28 million, 0.84 percent, (3.68 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 54.92 percent of all these Miscellaneous machines, parts exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $4.11 billion of the $7.48 billion total.

All totaled, 34.51 percent of all these Miscellaneous machines, parts exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $2.58 billion of the $7.48 billion total