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

Exports: Motor vehicle chassis

Motor vehicle chassis, the No. 269 export by value totaled $76.44 million for the month of August, $602.11 million through August of 2019, and $1.21 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
1The Netherlands$327.68 M
2Thailand$70.37 M
3Canada$58.61 M
4Russia$50.49 M
5Australia$13.46 M
6India$8.14 M
7Brazil$8.08 M
8Mexico$7.14 M
9Malaysia$6.71 M
10Peru$5.45 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $602.11 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Houston $341,930,125
2Port of Charleston $140,373,373
3Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $10,056,104
4Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. $9,445,275
5Port of Galveston, Texas $8,022,410
6Port of Freeport, Texas $7,844,624
7Raymond Border Crossing, Mont. $7,375,961
8Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $5,764,383
9Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $5,379,095
10Port of Jacksonville, Fla. $5,132,118

U.S. exports of Motor vehicle chassis decreased 30.19 percent through August to $602.11 million

U.S. exports of Motor vehicle chassis decreased 30.19 percent from $862.45 million to $602.11 million 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 269 through August among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 216 for the last full year with a total value of $1.21 billion, a $146.14 million, 13.68 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 The Netherlands, No. 2 Thailand, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Russia and No. 5 Australia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port of Charleston, No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. and No. 5 Port of Galveston, Texas.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 The Netherlands, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Russia, No. 4 Malaysia and No. 5 Brazil. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port of Charleston, No. 3 Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont., No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Raymond Border Crossing, Mont..

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1The Netherlands $327,683,726
2Thailand $70,369,513
3Canada $58,612,707
4Russia $50,485,217
5Australia $13,458,314
6India $8,137,199
7Brazil $8,079,255
8Mexico $7,142,536
9Malaysia $6,706,320
10Peru $5,450,697

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Houston $279,279,197
2Charleston $30,524,658
3Great Falls, Mont. $11,313,037
4Detroit $7,423,927
5Pembina, N.D. $6,529,924
6Buffalo $5,626,535
7Seattle $5,012,189
8Los Angeles $4,242,229
9Laredo $2,722,192
10Jacksonville/Tampa $2,104,086

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 of Houston fell 50.16 percent compared to last year to $341.93 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 98.69 percent compared to last year to $140.37 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 17.16 percent compared to last year to $10.06 million.
  • Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. fell 6.45 percent compared to last year to $9.45 million.
  • Port of Galveston, Texas rose 509.1 percent compared to last year to $8.02 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 The Netherlands decreased $347.99 million, 51.5 percent, (54.42 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Thailand increased $61.19 million, 666.48 percent, (11.69 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Canada increased $1.8 million, 3.16 percent, (9.73 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Russia increased $11.41 million, 29.21 percent, (8.38 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Australia increased $6.24 million, 86.5 percent, (2.24 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 86.46 percent of all these Motor vehicle chassis exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $520.61 million of the $602.11 million total.

All totaled, 84.67 percent of all these Motor vehicle chassis exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $509.83 million of the $602.11 million total