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

Exports: Retread or used tires

Retread or used tires, the No. 714 export by value totaled $8.81 million for the month of February, $16.26 million through February 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$8.27 M
2Mexico$3.49 M
3Germany$563,580
4Dominican Republic$413,080
5Guatemala$322,124
6Venezuela$263,085
7China$250,000
8The Netherlands$222,949
9El Salvador$185,856
10United Kingdom$185,607
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $16.26 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $2,605,106
2Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $2,294,941
3Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $1,849,642
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $915,730
5Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $783,450
6Port of Houston $706,544
7Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $608,213
8Port of New York $581,550
9Port Everglades, Fla. $551,742
10Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $540,732

U.S. exports of Retread or used tires decreased 10.48 percent through February to $16.26 million

U.S. exports of Retread or used tires decreased 10.48 percent from $18.16 million to $16.26 million through the first two 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 714 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 699 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 February of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Dominican Republic and No. 5 Guatemala. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y., No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. 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 Venezuela, No. 4 Guatemala 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 – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $8,274,822
2Mexico $3,494,734
3Germany $563,580
4Dominican Republic $413,080
5Guatemala $322,124
6Venezuela $263,085
7China $250,000
8The Netherlands $222,949
9El Salvador $185,856
10United Kingdom $185,607

January – February 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 two months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo rose 28.74 percent compared to last year to $2.61 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 5.58 percent compared to last year to $2.29 million.
  • Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. fell 38.76 percent compared to last year to $1.85 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 84.95 percent compared to last year to $915,730.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. fell 8.19 percent compared to last year to $783,450.

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 $1.79 million, 17.75 percent, (50.9 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $36,550, 1.06 percent, (21.5 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Germany increased $465,224, 473 percent, (3.47 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Dominican Republic increased $38,400, 10.25 percent, (2.54 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Guatemala decreased $75,985, 19.09 percent, (1.98 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 80.39 percent of all these Retread or used tires exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $13.07 million of the $16.26 million total.

All totaled, 51.97 percent of all these Retread or used tires exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $8.45 million of the $16.26 million total