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

Exports: Parts for heavy machinery

Parts for heavy machinery, the No. 43 export by value totaled $512.33 million for the month of February, $1.06 billion through February of 2019, and $6.8 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$323.49 M
2Mexico$95.32 M
3Singapore$50.86 M
4Australia$45.87 M
5Chile$38.13 M
6United Kingdom$37.46 M
7China$34.75 M
8Brazil$28.98 M
9United Arab Emirates$24.37 M
10Colombia$21.77 M
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.06 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Houston $138,812,852
2Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Texas $66,659,023
3Port Laredo $55,926,927
4Port of Long Beach $55,658,948
5Low-Valued Imports and Exports $46,254,559
6Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $45,592,197
7Miami International Airport $41,949,761
8Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $40,546,752
9Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $34,132,686
10Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $32,859,896

U.S. exports of Parts for heavy machinery increased 5.69 percent through February to $1.06 billion

U.S. exports of Parts for heavy machinery increased 5.69 percent from $1 billion to $1.06 billion 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 43 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 44 for the last full year with a total value of $6.8 billion, a $855.66 million, 14.39 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through February of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Singapore, No. 4 Australia and No. 5 Chile. 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 of Long Beach and No. 5 Low-Valued Imports and Exports.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Brazil, No. 4 Australia and No. 5 Chile. 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.

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $323,492,058
2Mexico $95,317,594
3Singapore $50,856,040
4Australia $45,866,193
5Chile $38,134,075
6United Kingdom $37,463,004
7China $34,753,299
8Brazil $28,984,982
9United Arab Emirates $24,371,973
10Colombia $21,766,923

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Houston $425,146,581
2Detroit $184,762,418
3Miami $182,559,212
4Los Angeles $164,764,551
5Laredo $153,063,317
6Pembina, N.D. $124,142,971
7New York City $100,657,379
8Great Falls, Mont. $88,223,771
9Seattle $86,110,707
10Low Value Shipments $80,536,402

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 6.19 percent compared to last year to $138.81 million.
  • Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Texas rose 33.76 percent compared to last year to $66.66 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 4.34 percent compared to last year to $55.93 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 52.96 percent compared to last year to $55.66 million.
  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports rose 16.89 percent compared to last year to $46.25 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 $33.01 million, 11.36 percent, (30.55 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $10.15 million, 9.63 percent, (9 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Singapore increased $29.44 million, 137.46 percent, (4.8 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Australia increased $1.61 million, 3.64 percent, (4.33 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Chile increased $3.79 million, 11.04 percent, (3.6 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 52.29 percent of all these Parts for heavy machinery exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $553.67 million of the $1.06 billion total.

All totaled, 34.32 percent of all these Parts for heavy machinery exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $363.31 million of the $1.06 billion total