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

Exports: Retread or used tires

Retread or used tires, the No. 662 export by value totaled $12.4 million for the month of October, $119.85 million through October of 2018, and $136.12 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$63.45 M
2Mexico$21.84 M
3Spain$5.65 M
4China$3.2 M
5Dominican Republic$2.43 M
6Guatemala$1.8 M
7Venezuela$1.65 M
8Germany$1.35 M
9Honduras$1.32 M
10Ecuador$1.3 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $119.85 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $16,292,174
2Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $13,140,146
3Port Laredo $10,491,355
4Port Everglades, Fla. $9,324,230
5Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $6,292,515
6Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $5,337,014
7Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $5,072,236
8Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $4,914,220
9Port of Savannah, Ga. $4,896,459
10Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $4,667,764

U.S. exports of Retread or used tires increased 8.28 percent through October to $119.85 million

U.S. exports of Retread or used tires increased 8.28 percent from $110.68 million to $119.85 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 662 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 670 for the last full year with a total value of $136.12 million, a $20.02 million, 12.82 percent decrease from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Spain, No. 4 China and No. 5 Dominican Republic. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y., No. 2 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Port Everglades, Fla. and No. 5 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Guatemala, No. 4 Dominican Republic and No. 5 Australia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y., No. 2 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash., No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $63,449,744
2Mexico $21,840,777
3Spain $5,647,867
4China $3,196,317
5Dominican Republic $2,426,884
6Guatemala $1,801,741
7Venezuela $1,648,643
8Germany $1,348,210
9Honduras $1,323,496
10Ecuador $1,296,194

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Ogdensburg, N.Y. $3,395,265
2Detroit $2,855,685
3Laredo $2,202,304
4Miami $2,154,048
5Seattle $1,455,543
6San Diego $874,542
7New York City $776,308
8Pembina, N.D. $697,828
9Buffalo $693,114
10Atlanta/Savannah $559,947

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 Alexandria Bay, N.Y. fell 7.83 percent compared to last year to $16.29 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 6.58 percent compared to last year to $13.14 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 58.03 percent compared to last year to $10.49 million.
  • Port Everglades, Fla. rose 139.16 percent compared to last year to $9.32 million.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. fell 37.61 percent compared to last year to $6.29 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 $226,088, 0.36 percent, (52.94 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $4.91 million, 29.01 percent, (18.22 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Spain increased $5.26 million, 1346.94 percent, (4.71 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 China increased $2.95 million, 1222.69 percent, (2.67 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Dominican Republic increased $202,900, 9.12 percent, (2.03 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 80.57 percent of all these Retread or used tires exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $96.56 million of the $119.85 million total.

All totaled, 46.34 percent of all these Retread or used tires exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $55.54 million of the $119.85 million total