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

Exports: Retread or used tires

Retread or used tires, the No. 679 export by value totaled $11.21 million for the month of August, $85.33 million through August of 2019, and $142.78 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$42.97 M
2Mexico$16.51 M
3Germany$3.06 M
4Dominican Republic$2.11 M
5France$1.7 M
6Guatemala$1.59 M
7Australia$1.55 M
8Venezuela$1.18 M
9Kuwait$1.13 M
10United Kingdom$1.11 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $85.33 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $11,888,204
2Port Laredo $8,701,541
3Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $7,559,459
4Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $4,275,412
5Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $3,898,683
6Port of Houston $3,831,898
7Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $3,721,431
8Port of Savannah, Ga. $3,639,575
9Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif. $3,490,693
10Port of New York $3,108,244

U.S. exports of Retread or used tires decreased 9.41 percent through August to $85.33 million

U.S. exports of Retread or used tires decreased 9.41 percent from $94.2 million to $85.33 million through the first eight 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 679 through August among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 666 for the last full year with a total value of $142.78 million, a $6.66 million, 4.89 percent increase from the 2017 total.

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

In the last previous full 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..

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $42,968,179
2Mexico $16,511,598
3Germany $3,056,726
4Dominican Republic $2,114,890
5France $1,696,640
6Guatemala $1,585,508
7Australia $1,549,257
8Venezuela $1,183,439
9Kuwait $1,130,770
10United Kingdom $1,109,688

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $7,914,879
2Ogdensburg, N.Y. $6,481,161
3Miami $3,748,852
4Laredo $3,734,408
5Seattle $3,202,640
6Buffalo $2,800,051
7San Diego $2,670,277
8Pembina, N.D. $1,935,063
9New York City $1,409,312
10Atlanta/Savannah $1,134,157

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first eight months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 28.64 percent compared to last year to $11.89 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 11.67 percent compared to last year to $8.7 million.
  • Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. fell 41.94 percent compared to last year to $7.56 million.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. fell 12.11 percent compared to last year to $4.28 million.
  • Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. rose 8.22 percent compared to last year to $3.9 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 $4.96 million, 10.34 percent, (50.35 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $789,589, 4.56 percent, (19.35 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Germany increased $2.2 million, 258.05 percent, (3.58 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Dominican Republic increased $263,747, 14.25 percent, (2.48 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 France increased $1.45 million, 588.83 percent, (1.99 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 77.75 percent of all these Retread or used tires exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $66.35 million of the $85.33 million total.

All totaled, 42.57 percent of all these Retread or used tires exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $36.32 million of the $85.33 million total