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

Exports: Motor vehicle chassis

Motor vehicle chassis, the No. 277 export by value totaled $51.46 million for the month of February, $132.6 million through February 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$80.72 M
2Canada$14.61 M
3Thailand$11.81 M
4Russia$4.11 M
5Australia$3.64 M
6Mexico$2.27 M
7India$1.56 M
8China$1.55 M
9Chile$1.46 M
10Peru$1.05 M
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $132.6 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Houston $82,890,251
2Port of Charleston $18,644,743
3Raymond Border Crossing, Mont. $3,763,705
4Port of Galveston, Texas $3,476,720
5Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. $2,808,487
6Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $2,182,887
7Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $1,608,150
8Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. $1,498,123
9Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $1,447,651
10Port of Freeport, Texas $1,256,277

U.S. exports of Motor vehicle chassis decreased 40.92 percent through February to $132.6 million

U.S. exports of Motor vehicle chassis decreased 40.92 percent from $224.43 million to $132.6 million through the first two 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 277 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 199 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 February of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 The Netherlands, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Thailand, No. 4 Russia and No. 5 Australia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port of Charleston, No. 3 Raymond Border Crossing, Mont., No. 4 Port of Galveston, Texas and No. 5 Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 The Netherlands, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Russia, No. 4 Brazil and No. 5 Thailand. 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 – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1The Netherlands $80,724,643
2Canada $14,611,700
3Thailand $11,809,991
4Russia $4,108,702
5Australia $3,644,640
6Mexico $2,269,789
7India $1,560,102
8China $1,552,720
9Chile $1,457,489
10Peru $1,049,532

January – February 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 two months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Houston fell 53.44 percent compared to last year to $82.89 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 18 percent compared to last year to $18.64 million.
  • Raymond Border Crossing, Mont. rose 43.06 percent compared to last year to $3.76 million.
  • Port of Galveston, Texas rose 1794.19 percent compared to last year to $3.48 million.
  • Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. fell 19.89 percent compared to last year to $2.81 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 $95.55 million, 54.21 percent, (60.88 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $1.45 million, 9.04 percent, (11.02 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Thailand increased $9.47 million, 404.96 percent, (8.91 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Russia decreased $6.01 million, 59.41 percent, (3.1 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Australia increased $2.41 million, 195.94 percent, (2.75 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 86.65 percent of all these Motor vehicle chassis exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $114.9 million of the $132.6 million total.

All totaled, 84.15 percent of all these Motor vehicle chassis exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $111.58 million of the $132.6 million total