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

Exports: Railway or tramway freight cars, not self-propelld

Railway or tramway freight cars, not self-propelld, the No. 427 export by value totaled $34.62 million for the month of October, $339.27 million through October of 2018, and $545.68 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$200.09 M
2Mexico$130.29 M
3Venezuela$6.01 M
4Peru$923,808
5Colombia$904,935
6Panama$472,578
7Saudi Arabia$466,397
8Switzerland$69,029
9British Virgin Islands$36,700
10Japan$14,560
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U.S. exports of Railway or tramway freight cars, not self-propelld decreased 28.10 percent through October to $339.27 million

U.S. exports of Railway or tramway freight cars, not self-propelld decreased 28.10 percent from $471.88 million to $339.27 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 427 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 348 for the last full year with a total value of $545.68 million, a $30.66 million, 5.95 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Venezuela, No. 4 Peru and No. 5 Colombia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas, No. 2 International Falls, Minn., No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY and No. 5 Brownsville International Bridges.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Colombia, No. 4 Brazil and No. 5 Peru. The leading gateways were No. 1 International Falls, Minn., No. 2 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas and No. 5 Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $200,088,407
2Mexico $130,287,848
3Venezuela $6,009,837
4Peru $923,808
5Colombia $904,935
6Panama $472,578
7Saudi Arabia $466,397
8Switzerland $69,029
9British Virgin Islands $36,700
10Japan $14,560

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Duluth, Minn. $22,985,179
2Laredo $20,756,653
3Detroit $8,516,593
4Buffalo $5,983,758
5Norfolk $2,896,045
6Seattle $2,568,636
7Cleveland $2,453,044
8Miami $2,061,947
9Houston $923,808
10El Paso $372,608

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:

  • Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas rose 108.07 percent compared to last year to $99.01 million.
  • International Falls, Minn. fell 64.81 percent compared to last year to $69.79 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 37.48 percent compared to last year to $39.72 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 49.82 percent compared to last year to $38.28 million.
  • Brownsville International Bridges rose 840.71 percent compared to last year to $15.08 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 $196.15 million, 49.5 percent, (58.98 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $64.19 million, 97.12 percent, (38.4 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Venezuela increased $6.01 million, 0 percent, (1.77 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Peru increased $69,462, 8.13 percent, (0.27 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Colombia decreased $3.4 million, 78.98 percent, (0.27 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 99.69 percent of all these Railway or tramway freight cars, not self-propelld exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $338.21 million of the $339.27 million total.

All totaled, 77.19 percent of all these Railway or tramway freight cars, not self-propelld exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $261.88 million of the $339.27 million total