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

Exports: Primary cells, batteries, parts

Primary cells, batteries, parts, the No. 284 export by value totaled $70.11 million for the month of December, $844.07 million through December 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$153.78 M
2Mexico$117.31 M
3South Korea$56.38 M
4Singapore$50.8 M
5Switzerland$39.62 M
6Germany$32.46 M
7Hong Kong$32.21 M
8Ireland$31.85 M
9Poland$30.83 M
10United Kingdom$30.07 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $844.07 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of New Orleans $102,544,080
2Port of Charleston $68,097,508
3Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $55,081,683
4El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $47,142,905
5Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $43,556,487
6Anchorage International Airport, Alaska $41,400,691
7Port of Savannah, Ga. $38,543,527
8Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $37,887,128
9Port of Long Beach $37,216,460
10John F. Kennedy International Airport $26,919,573

U.S. exports of Primary cells, batteries, parts increased 1.63 percent through December to $844.07 million

U.S. exports of Primary cells, batteries, parts increased 1.63 percent from $830.49 million to $844.07 million in 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 284 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 283 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 December 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 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $153,776,810
2Mexico $117,311,120
3South Korea $56,380,655
4Singapore $50,803,789
5Switzerland $39,623,705
6Germany $32,457,046
7Hong Kong $32,211,165
8Ireland $31,847,585
9Poland $30,826,151
10United Kingdom $30,074,180

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1NEW ORLEANS, LA $50,364,722
2LOS ANGELES, CA $35,994,098
3DETROIT, MI $28,852,548
4CHARLESTON, SC $27,294,190
5MIAMI, FL $26,793,906
6NEW YORK CITY, NY $26,378,106
7EL PASO, TX $24,705,030
8CLEVELAND, OH $23,222,004
9SAVANNAH, GA $23,094,566
10BUFFALO, NY $22,208,792

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of New Orleans fell 16.72 percent compared to last year to $102.54 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 6.15 percent compared to last year to $68.1 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 0.67 percent compared to last year to $55.08 million.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas rose 6.69 percent compared to last year to $47.14 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 6.39 percent compared to last year to $43.56 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 $407,884, 0.27 percent, (18.22 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $934,436, 0.8 percent, (13.9 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 South Korea increased $18.74 million, 49.8 percent, (6.68 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Singapore decreased $1.89 million, 3.59 percent, (6.02 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Switzerland decreased $6.4 million, 13.91 percent, (4.69 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 49.51 percent of all these Primary cells, batteries, parts exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $417.9 million of the $844.07 million total.

All totaled, 37.49 percent of all these Primary cells, batteries, parts exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $316.42 million of the $844.07 million total