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

Exports: Primary cells, batteries, parts

Primary cells, batteries, parts, the No. 261 export by value totaled $77.34 million for the month of July, $543.3 million through July of 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

RankCountryYTD
1Canada$79.94 M
2Mexico$77.1 M
3South Korea$55.97 M
4Japan$38.52 M
5Singapore$32.55 M
6Switzerland$25.22 M
7Poland$22.15 M
8United Kingdom$18.03 M
9Ireland$17.64 M
10Germany$16.05 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $543.3 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of New Orleans $85,492,829
2Chicago O’Hare International Airport $40,898,083
3Port of Charleston $38,009,249
4Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $27,222,161
5El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $26,919,474
6Port of Savannah, Ga. $26,015,445
7Port of Long Beach $20,699,855
8Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $20,610,783
9Anchorage International Airport, Alaska $17,687,445
10Port Laredo $17,472,232

U.S. exports of Primary cells, batteries, parts increased 12.97 percent through July to $543.3 million

U.S. exports of Primary cells, batteries, parts increased 12.97 percent from $480.93 million to $543.3 million through the first seven 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 261 through July among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 288 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 July of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Singapore. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of New Orleans, No. 2 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 3 Port of Charleston, No. 4 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY and No. 5 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas.

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 – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $79,942,931
2Mexico $77,100,586
3South Korea $55,972,074
4Japan $38,519,143
5Singapore $32,554,319
6Switzerland $25,221,379
7Poland $22,148,418
8United Kingdom $18,031,820
9Ireland $17,640,684
10Germany $16,053,262

January – July 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 through through the first seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of New Orleans rose 55.71 percent compared to last year to $85.49 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 302.32 percent compared to last year to $40.9 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 8.66 percent compared to last year to $38.01 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 1.3 percent compared to last year to $27.22 million.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas fell 8.1 percent compared to last year to $26.92 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 decreased $3.34 million, 4.01 percent, (14.71 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $5.28 million, 7.35 percent, (14.19 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 South Korea increased $23.73 million, 73.61 percent, (10.3 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Japan increased $31.7 million, 465.26 percent, (7.09 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Singapore increased $1.72 million, 5.59 percent, (5.99 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 52.29 percent of all these Primary cells, batteries, parts exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $284.09 million of the $543.3 million total.

All totaled, 40.22 percent of all these Primary cells, batteries, parts exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $218.54 million of the $543.3 million total