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

Exports: Parts for heavy machinery

Parts for heavy machinery, the No. 43 export by value totaled $630.45 million for the month of October, $5.7 billion through October of 2018, and $5.95 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
1Canada$1.61 B
2Mexico$491.45 M
3Australia$265.75 M
4China$257.53 M
5Brazil$194.68 M
6Chile$189.14 M
7South Africa$140.75 M
8United Kingdom$131.19 M
9Singapore$124.85 M
10Colombia$114.73 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $5.7 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Houston $889,096,687
2Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Texas $317,389,963
3Port Laredo $273,907,104
4Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $264,662,629
5Port of Long Beach $243,876,618
6Low-Valued Imports and Exports $213,888,178
7Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $200,355,830
8Miami International Airport $199,646,475
9Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $178,279,346
10Port of New York $172,860,219

U.S. exports of Parts for heavy machinery increased 16.89 percent through October to $5.7 billion

U.S. exports of Parts for heavy machinery increased 16.89 percent from $4.87 billion to $5.7 billion through the first 10 months of 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 43 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 46 for the last full year with a total value of $5.95 billion, a $6.54 million, 0.11 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Australia, No. 4 China and No. 5 Brazil. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Texas, No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 China, No. 4 Australia and No. 5 Singapore. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Texas and No. 5 Low-Valued Imports and Exports.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $1,614,029,989
2Mexico $491,454,468
3Australia $265,750,203
4China $257,532,240
5Brazil $194,678,832
6Chile $189,140,239
7South Africa $140,749,422
8United Kingdom $131,194,129
9Singapore $124,848,561
10Colombia $114,732,954

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Houston $201,414,820
2Miami $91,069,118
3Detroit $85,268,688
4Laredo $78,091,555
5Los Angeles $73,574,250
6Pembina, N.D. $63,951,302
7Great Falls, Mont. $40,916,933
8Low Value Shipments $39,570,783
9Seattle $36,522,781
10New York City $35,877,311

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Houston rose 15.91 percent compared to last year to $889.1 million.
  • Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Texas rose 34.36 percent compared to last year to $317.39 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 2.03 percent compared to last year to $273.91 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 13.78 percent compared to last year to $264.66 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 27.31 percent compared to last year to $243.88 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 increased $315.8 million, 24.33 percent, (28.33 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $24.28 million, 5.2 percent, (8.63 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Australia increased $79.66 million, 42.81 percent, (4.66 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 China increased $59.54 million, 30.07 percent, (4.52 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Brazil increased $20.46 million, 11.74 percent, (3.42 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 49.56 percent of all these Parts for heavy machinery exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $2.82 billion of the $5.7 billion total.

All totaled, 34.91 percent of all these Parts for heavy machinery exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $1.99 billion of the $5.7 billion total