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

Exports: Rubber tires

Rubber tires, the No. 61 export by value totaled $469.3 million for the month of October, $4.33 billion through October of 2018, and $4.65 billion 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$1.56 B
2Mexico$1.39 B
3Australia$259.83 M
4Chile$132.84 M
5Germany$118.65 M
6Brazil$97.7 M
7Japan$58.08 M
8South Africa$58.04 M
9Russia$56.49 M
10Peru$49.84 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $4.33 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $1,025,784,247
2Port of Charleston $679,579,881
3Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $483,853,733
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $241,480,422
5Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $185,316,312
6Low-Valued Imports and Exports $180,133,470
7Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $140,002,788
8Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $126,881,347
9Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. $117,908,250
10Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $102,852,672

U.S. exports of Rubber tires increased 11.15 percent through October to $4.33 billion

U.S. exports of Rubber tires increased 11.15 percent from $3.89 billion to $4.33 billion 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 61 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 61 for the last full year with a total value of $4.65 billion, a $173.31 million, 3.87 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Australia, No. 4 Chile and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port of Charleston, No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Australia, No. 4 Chile and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port of Charleston, No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Low-Valued Imports and Exports.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $1,556,891,349
2Mexico $1,387,150,840
3Australia $259,833,365
4Chile $132,837,543
5Germany $118,648,338
6Brazil $97,703,237
7Japan $58,080,072
8South Africa $58,041,960
9Russia $56,494,117
10Peru $49,840,024

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $190,193,430
2Detroit $127,852,331
3Charleston $123,448,595
4Atlanta/Savannah $44,238,211
5Low Value Shipments $41,265,504
6Pembina, N.D. $36,773,473
7San Diego $34,267,779
8Ogdensburg, N.Y. $32,277,443
9Buffalo $27,350,675
10New York City $22,275,322

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 Laredo rose 13.99 percent compared to last year to $1.03 billion.
  • Port of Charleston rose 30.65 percent compared to last year to $679.58 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 1.6 percent compared to last year to $483.85 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 0.63 percent compared to last year to $241.48 million.
  • Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. rose 23.72 percent compared to last year to $185.32 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 $85.15 million, 5.79 percent, (35.98 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $184.11 million, 15.3 percent, (32.06 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Australia increased $47.47 million, 22.35 percent, (6 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Chile increased $26.83 million, 25.3 percent, (3.07 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Germany increased $15.88 million, 15.45 percent, (2.74 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 79.85 percent of all these Rubber tires exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $3.46 billion of the $4.33 billion total.

All totaled, 60.45 percent of all these Rubber tires exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $2.62 billion of the $4.33 billion total