Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through May 2020.

Exports: Motor vehicle engines

Motor vehicle engines, the No. 59 export by value totaled $133.46 million for the month of May, $2 billion through May of 2020, and $6.89 billion for all of 2019, 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$952.16 M
2Mexico$408.65 M
3Belgium$82.59 M
4China$64.72 M
5Germany$58.14 M
6Spain$50.01 M
7Italy$43.9 M
8South Korea$34.86 M
9South Africa$29.18 M
10Australia$28.39 M
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U.S. exports of Motor vehicle engines decreased 30.95 percent through May to $2 billion

U.S. exports of Motor vehicle engines decreased 30.95 percent from $2.89 billion to $2 billion through the first five months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 59 through May among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 42 for the last full year with a total value of $6.89 billion, a $642,650, 0.01 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through May of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 China, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Italy. 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 Port of Charleston.

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Italy, No. 4 China and No. 5 Singapore. 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 Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 32.4 percent compared to last year to $896.2 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 45.33 percent compared to last year to $230.66 million.
  • Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. fell 40.79 percent compared to last year to $121.26 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 30.13 percent compared to last year to $86.87 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 127.37 percent compared to last year to $86.62 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 from No. 1 Canada decreased $22.73 million, 0.64 percent, (178.13 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 2 Mexico increased $212.32 million, 15.62 percent, (78.79 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 3 China decreased $16.78 million, 8.35 percent, (9.24 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 4 Germany increased $68.43 million, 64.55 percent, (8.74 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 5 Italy decreased $98.52 million, 41.05 percent, (7.09 percent market share).

All totaled, 81.71 percent of all these Motor vehicle engines exports from the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $5.63 billion of the $6.89 billion total.

All totaled, 71.26 percent of all these Motor vehicle engines exports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $1.42 billion of the $2 billion total