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

Exports: Motor vehicle engines

Motor vehicle engines, the No. 41 export by value totaled $614.35 million for the month of March, $1.69 billion through March of 2019, and $6.89 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
1Canada$854.98 M
2Mexico$399.1 M
3Italy$53.09 M
4Singapore$50.58 M
5Belgium$47.05 M
6Spain$31.99 M
7China$22.69 M
8Brazil$21.32 M
9Germany$20.87 M
10India$20.35 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.69 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $777,103,582
2Port Laredo $239,074,174
3Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $116,096,623
4Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $83,301,357
5Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $50,740,868
6Port of Savannah, Ga. $45,361,094
7Port of New York $41,590,332
8Chicago O’Hare International Airport $32,857,963
9Seattle-Tacoma International Airport $30,086,801
10El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $29,293,370

U.S. exports of Motor vehicle engines decreased 12.34 percent through March to $1.69 billion

U.S. exports of Motor vehicle engines decreased 12.34 percent from $1.92 billion to $1.69 billion through the first three 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 41 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 35 for the last full year with a total value of $6.89 billion, a $93.01 million, 1.33 percent decrease from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Italy, No. 4 Singapore and No. 5 Belgium. The leading gateways were No. 1 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif., No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Italy, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif., No. 4 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $854,979,131
2Mexico $399,098,094
3Italy $53,094,647
4Singapore $50,578,237
5Belgium $47,050,206
6Spain $31,993,466
7China $22,690,595
8Brazil $21,324,658
9Germany $20,873,511
10India $20,345,023

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $1,086,132,928
2Laredo $234,382,533
3Los Angeles $124,863,559
4Buffalo $119,478,611
5San Diego $118,107,059
6Atlanta/Savannah $102,236,643
7New York City $73,647,993
8Chicago $50,014,184
9Pembina, N.D. $48,835,979
10Charleston $46,961,115

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 14.84 percent compared to last year to $777.1 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 17.08 percent compared to last year to $239.07 million.
  • Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. rose 35.02 percent compared to last year to $116.1 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 11.54 percent compared to last year to $83.3 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 64.57 percent compared to last year to $50.74 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 Canada decreased $207.5 million, 19.53 percent, (50.71 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $60.43 million, 17.84 percent, (23.67 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Italy decreased $28.27 million, 34.75 percent, (3.15 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Singapore increased $31.75 million, 168.61 percent, (3 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Belgium increased $11 million, 30.51 percent, (2.79 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 83.32 percent of all these Motor vehicle engines exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $1.4 billion of the $1.69 billion total.

All totaled, 75.1 percent of all these Motor vehicle engines exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $1.27 billion of the $1.69 billion total