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

Exports: Rubber tires

Rubber tires, the No. 59 export by value totaled $422.17 million for the month of February, $825.69 million through February 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$296.26 M
2Mexico$267.81 M
3Australia$67.62 M
4Chile$24.61 M
5Germany$21.57 M
6Brazil$16.37 M
7South Korea$14.9 M
8Russia$11.88 M
9South Africa$9.47 M
10Peru$9.37 M
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $825.69 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $192,014,534
2Port of Charleston $155,316,711
3Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $75,320,532
4Low-Valued Imports and Exports $40,159,206
5Port of Savannah, Ga. $39,832,322
6Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $36,413,804
7Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $31,163,464
8Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $27,888,373
9Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. $26,834,078
10Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $20,003,619

U.S. exports of Rubber tires increased 2.47 percent through February to $825.69 million

U.S. exports of Rubber tires increased 2.47 percent from $805.81 million to $825.69 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 59 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 58 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 February 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 Low-Valued Imports and Exports and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

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 – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $296,261,665
2Mexico $267,812,021
3Australia $67,623,281
4Chile $24,609,489
5Germany $21,567,301
6Brazil $16,370,122
7South Korea $14,901,489
8Russia $11,878,168
9South Africa $9,465,204
10Peru $9,370,856

January – February 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 two months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo rose 1.25 percent compared to last year to $192.01 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 25.81 percent compared to last year to $155.32 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 26.88 percent compared to last year to $75.32 million.
  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports fell 2.68 percent compared to last year to $40.16 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 2.73 percent compared to last year to $39.83 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 $11.94 million, 3.87 percent, (35.88 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $17.95 million, 7.18 percent, (32.44 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Australia increased $25.3 million, 59.79 percent, (8.19 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Chile decreased $777,591, 3.06 percent, (2.98 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Germany decreased $771,735, 3.45 percent, (2.61 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 82.1 percent of all these Rubber tires exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $677.87 million of the $825.69 million total.

All totaled, 60.88 percent of all these Rubber tires exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $502.64 million of the $825.69 million total