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

Exports: Scales, balances

Scales, balances, the No. 1031 export by value totaled $1.62 million for the month of October, $13.91 million through October of 2018, and $15.41 million 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$6.63 M
2Mexico$1.88 M
3China$959,021
4United Kingdom$729,647
5Colombia$543,901
6Germany$258,231
7Argentina$201,465
8France$154,658
9Peru$151,148
10South Africa$144,314
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U.S. exports of Scales, balances increased 7.26 percent through October to $13.91 million

U.S. exports of Scales, balances increased 7.26 percent from $12.97 million to $13.91 million 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 1031 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1037 for the last full year with a total value of $15.41 million, a $9,429, 0.06 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 China, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 Colombia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Low-Valued Imports and Exports and No. 5 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 China, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 The Netherlands. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Miami International Airport, No. 4 Low-Valued Imports and Exports and No. 5 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $6,634,000
2Mexico $1,880,246
3China $959,021
4United Kingdom $729,647
5Colombia $543,901
6Germany $258,231
7Argentina $201,465
8France $154,658
9Peru $151,148
10South Africa $144,314

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $925,847
2Laredo $352,393
3Cleveland $243,968
4Los Angeles $198,289
5Low Value Shipments $166,795
6Miami $142,982
7Buffalo $141,370
8Chicago $91,634
9New Orleans $86,047
10Atlanta/Savannah $81,036

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 Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 48.3 percent compared to last year to $2.53 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 8.58 percent compared to last year to $1.54 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 104.56 percent compared to last year to $1.46 million.
  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports fell 5.94 percent compared to last year to $999,937.
  • Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio fell 6.47 percent compared to last year to $921,881.

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 $1.84 million, 38.43 percent, (47.7 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $70,757, 3.91 percent, (13.52 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China increased $112,785, 13.33 percent, (6.9 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 United Kingdom decreased $79,251, 9.8 percent, (5.25 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Colombia increased $295,977, 119.38 percent, (3.91 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 77.27 percent of all these Scales, balances exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $10.75 million of the $13.91 million total.

All totaled, 53.61 percent of all these Scales, balances exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $7.46 million of the $13.91 million total