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

Exports: Parts for heavy machinery

Parts for heavy machinery, the No. 41 export by value totaled $559.38 million for the month of August, $4.55 billion through August 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$1.35 B
2Mexico$402.07 M
3Australia$224.58 M
4Chile$156.51 M
5China$155.27 M
6Singapore$136.59 M
7Brazil$129.76 M
8United Kingdom$126.39 M
9Argentina$112.3 M
10Colombia$96.43 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $4.55 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Houston $671,245,167
2Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Texas $307,720,418
3Port Laredo $218,207,930
4Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $201,209,216
5Low-Valued Imports and Exports $192,364,585
6Port of Long Beach $191,866,871
7Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $177,835,635
8Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $165,384,881
9Miami International Airport $163,577,967
10Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $145,939,504

U.S. exports of Parts for heavy machinery increased 1.40 percent through August to $4.55 billion

U.S. exports of Parts for heavy machinery increased 1.40 percent from $4.49 billion to $4.55 billion through the first eight 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 August among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 43 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 August of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Australia, No. 4 Chile and No. 5 China. 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 Low-Valued Imports and Exports.

In the last previous full 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.

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $1,348,140,891
2Mexico $402,067,855
3Australia $224,578,548
4Chile $156,506,350
5China $155,274,701
6Singapore $136,585,359
7Brazil $129,757,945
8United Kingdom $126,390,867
9Argentina $112,296,758
10Colombia $96,432,013

January – August 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 eight months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Houston fell 3.81 percent compared to last year to $671.25 million.
  • Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Texas rose 27.7 percent compared to last year to $307.72 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 1.21 percent compared to last year to $218.21 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 5.65 percent compared to last year to $201.21 million.
  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports rose 11.83 percent compared to last year to $192.36 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 $60.39 million, 4.69 percent, (29.61 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $25.13 million, 6.67 percent, (8.83 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Australia increased $20.8 million, 10.21 percent, (4.93 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Chile increased $4.86 million, 3.21 percent, (3.44 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 China decreased $47.79 million, 23.54 percent, (3.41 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 50.21 percent of all these Parts for heavy machinery exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $2.29 billion of the $4.55 billion total.

All totaled, 34.93 percent of all these Parts for heavy machinery exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $1.59 billion of the $4.55 billion total