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

Exports: Rubber tires

Rubber tires, the No. 59 export by value totaled $439.02 million for the month of August, $3.45 billion through August 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$1.16 B
2Mexico$1.11 B
3Australia$225.86 M
4Chile$122.34 M
5Germany$118.85 M
6Brazil$78.66 M
7Russia$60.88 M
8South Africa$52.02 M
9Colombia$44.83 M
10South Korea$42.34 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $3.45 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $798,785,835
2Port of Charleston $602,037,941
3Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $305,270,208
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $254,137,251
5Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $160,018,890
6Low-Valued Imports and Exports $141,885,035
7Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $141,622,394
8Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $106,699,565
9Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. $97,211,265
10Port of New York $93,733,072

U.S. exports of Rubber tires increased 0.89 percent through August to $3.45 billion

U.S. exports of Rubber tires increased 0.89 percent from $3.42 billion to $3.45 billion 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 59 through August among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 62 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 August 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 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif..

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $1,160,921,399
2Mexico $1,106,843,176
3Australia $225,861,696
4Chile $122,341,853
5Germany $118,845,396
6Brazil $78,655,973
7Russia $60,880,791
8South Africa $52,021,580
9Colombia $44,830,284
10South Korea $42,337,991

January – August 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 eight months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo fell 0.01 percent compared to last year to $798.79 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 13.07 percent compared to last year to $602.04 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 21.52 percent compared to last year to $305.27 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 30.44 percent compared to last year to $254.14 million.
  • Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. rose 9.48 percent compared to last year to $160.02 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 $69.02 million, 5.61 percent, (33.67 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $27.35 million, 2.53 percent, (32.1 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Australia increased $26.5 million, 13.29 percent, (6.55 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Chile increased $18.92 million, 18.3 percent, (3.55 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Germany increased $27.07 million, 29.49 percent, (3.45 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 79.31 percent of all these Rubber tires exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $2.73 billion of the $3.45 billion total.

All totaled, 61.49 percent of all these Rubber tires exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $2.12 billion of the $3.45 billion total