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

Exports: Rubber tires

Rubber tires, the No. 60 export by value totaled $459.87 million for the month of March, $1.29 billion through March of 2019, and $5.09 billion 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$448.01 M
2Mexico$412.65 M
3Australia$99.19 M
4Chile$38.42 M
5Germany$37.66 M
6Brazil$30.69 M
7South Korea$20.14 M
8Russia$18.49 M
9South Africa$16.79 M
10Peru$13.5 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.29 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $296,657,860
2Port of Charleston $233,229,790
3Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $120,323,119
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $76,880,007
5Low-Valued Imports and Exports $57,910,587
6Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $57,684,408
7Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $48,121,070
8Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. $41,816,961
9Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $40,271,931
10Port of New York $30,719,416

U.S. exports of Rubber tires increased 3.81 percent through March to $1.29 billion

U.S. exports of Rubber tires increased 3.81 percent from $1.24 billion to $1.29 billion through the first three 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 60 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 60 for the last full year with a total value of $5.09 billion, a $433.29 million, 9.31 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March 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 Low-Valued Imports and Exports.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Australia, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Chile. 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..

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $448,013,121
2Mexico $412,646,708
3Australia $99,189,426
4Chile $38,422,357
5Germany $37,655,879
6Brazil $30,688,144
7South Korea $20,141,398
8Russia $18,489,001
9South Africa $16,793,154
10Peru $13,504,331

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $362,160,500
2Charleston $275,400,925
3Detroit $238,717,967
4Atlanta/Savannah $84,777,529
5Low Value Shipments $72,480,457
6San Diego $71,642,156
7Pembina, N.D. $67,211,092
8Ogdensburg, N.Y. $54,215,118
9Buffalo $52,153,591
10Phoenix/Nogales $40,555,581

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo rose 4.47 percent compared to last year to $296.66 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 26.2 percent compared to last year to $233.23 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 22.46 percent compared to last year to $120.32 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 19.23 percent compared to last year to $76.88 million.
  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports fell 3.79 percent compared to last year to $57.91 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 $19.01 million, 4.07 percent, (34.85 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $32.1 million, 8.44 percent, (32.1 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Australia increased $30.21 million, 43.8 percent, (7.72 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Chile increased $5.12 million, 15.36 percent, (2.99 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Germany increased $3.84 million, 11.37 percent, (2.93 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 80.58 percent of all these Rubber tires exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $1.04 billion of the $1.29 billion total.

All totaled, 61.06 percent of all these Rubber tires exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $785 million of the $1.29 billion total