Current data is through December 2019.

Exports: Primary cells, batteries, parts

Primary cells, batteries, parts, the No. 257 export by value totaled $78.93 million for the month of December, $941.38 million in 2019, and $844.07 million 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

RankCountry2019
1Canada$161.51 M
2Mexico$132.52 M
3South Korea$104.24 M
4Singapore$51.26 M
5Japan$42.28 M
6Poland$42.22 M
7Switzerland$41.14 M
8Germany$32.7 M
9Ireland$30.35 M
10United Kingdom$28.95 M
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U.S. exports of Primary cells, batteries, parts increased 11.53 percent through December 2019 to $941.38 million

U.S. exports of Primary cells, batteries, parts increased 11.53 percent from $844.07 million to $941.38 million in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 257 in 2019 among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 284 for the last full year with a total value of $844.07 million, a $13.57 million, 1.63 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through December of 2019 the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 Singapore and No. 5 Japan. 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 Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

In the last previous full 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 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

January – December 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $161,510,780
2Mexico $132,521,854
3South Korea $104,237,803
4Singapore $51,258,595
5Japan $42,280,752
6Poland $42,217,109
7Switzerland $41,141,550
8Germany $32,701,608
9Ireland $30,347,150
10United Kingdom $28,952,579

January – December 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New Orleans $37,816,470
2Los Angeles $21,828,434
3Detroit $19,769,545
4Charleston $18,376,993
5Buffalo $17,819,865
6New York City $17,778,004
7Miami $16,893,896
8El Paso $16,250,502
9Cleveland $15,901,430
10Atlanta/Savannah $14,066,764

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five of 2019 were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of New Orleans rose 38.84 percent compared to last year to $142.38 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 2.33 percent compared to last year to $66.51 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 0.1 percent compared to last year to $55.14 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 35.03 percent compared to last year to $52.05 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 182.44 percent compared to last year to $49.75 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 $7.73 million, 5.03 percent, (17.16 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $15.21 million, 12.97 percent, (14.08 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 South Korea increased $47.86 million, 84.88 percent, (11.07 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Singapore increased $454,806, 0.9 percent, (5.45 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Japan increased $31.88 million, 306.45 percent, (4.49 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 52.24 percent of all these Primary cells, batteries, parts exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets in 2019. That is equal to $491.81 million of the $941.38 million total.

All totaled, 38.86 percent of all these Primary cells, batteries, parts exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports in 2019. That is equal to $365.82 million of the $941.38 million total