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

Exports: Primary cells, batteries, parts

Primary cells, batteries, parts, the No. 286 export by value totaled $75.17 million for the month of October, $702.55 million through October of 2018, and $830.49 million 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$125.56 M
2Mexico$99.79 M
3South Korea$47.43 M
4Singapore$43.37 M
5Switzerland$33.41 M
6Germany$27.82 M
7Ireland$26.76 M
8Hong Kong$25.43 M
9United Kingdom$25.08 M
10Poland$23.93 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $702.55 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of New Orleans $81,094,457
2Port of Charleston $58,215,201
3Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $44,691,933
4El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $40,183,229
5Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $36,124,823
6Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $35,752,154
7Anchorage International Airport, Alaska $34,528,553
8Port of Long Beach $33,158,620
9Port of Savannah, Ga. $32,481,277
10John F. Kennedy International Airport $23,152,522

U.S. exports of Primary cells, batteries, parts increased 1.85 percent through October to $702.55 million

U.S. exports of Primary cells, batteries, parts increased 1.85 percent from $689.77 million to $702.55 million 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 286 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 285 for the last full year with a total value of $830.49 million, a $10.51 million, 1.28 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 Singapore and No. 5 Switzerland. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of New Orleans, No. 2 Port of Charleston, No. 3 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 4 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas and No. 5 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Singapore, No. 4 Switzerland and No. 5 Belgium. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of New Orleans, No. 2 Port of Charleston, No. 3 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $125,562,310
2Mexico $99,785,385
3South Korea $47,430,969
4Singapore $43,368,098
5Switzerland $33,410,516
6Germany $27,822,408
7Ireland $26,763,556
8Hong Kong $25,433,591
9United Kingdom $25,079,156
10Poland $23,931,531

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New Orleans $15,995,419
2Los Angeles $11,582,398
3Detroit $10,295,538
4El Paso $9,290,826
5Miami $9,159,147
6New York City $9,085,611
7Cleveland $8,495,023
8Charleston $8,494,686
9Atlanta/Savannah $7,575,446
10Buffalo $7,430,115

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 New Orleans fell 25.02 percent compared to last year to $81.09 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 6.06 percent compared to last year to $58.22 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 2.86 percent compared to last year to $44.69 million.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas rose 7.42 percent compared to last year to $40.18 million.
  • Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio rose 30.86 percent compared to last year to $36.12 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 $1.54 million, 1.24 percent, (17.87 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $1.28 million, 1.3 percent, (14.2 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 South Korea increased $18.71 million, 65.16 percent, (6.75 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Singapore decreased $502,666, 1.15 percent, (6.17 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Switzerland decreased $4.56 million, 12.01 percent, (4.76 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 49.76 percent of all these Primary cells, batteries, parts exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $349.56 million of the $702.55 million total.

All totaled, 37.05 percent of all these Primary cells, batteries, parts exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $260.31 million of the $702.55 million total