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

Exports: Seats, excluding barber, dental

Seats, excluding barber, dental, the No. 76 export by value totaled $306.38 million for the month of December, $4.23 billion through December of 2018, and $4.4 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$1.81 B
2Mexico$1.33 B
3Japan$163.49 M
4United Kingdom$129.45 M
5China$110.42 M
6Russia$44.77 M
7Saudi Arabia$37.24 M
8Brazil$35.69 M
9Australia$35.56 M
10Germany$35.48 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $4.23 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $829,851,364
2Port Laredo $522,889,565
3Low-Valued Imports and Exports $338,286,510
4Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $278,298,975
5Brownsville International Bridges $214,908,292
6Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $187,654,267
7Port of Long Beach $183,864,994
8Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $142,136,929
9El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $115,677,118
10Pharr International Bridge in Texas $89,435,207

U.S. exports of Seats, excluding barber, dental decreased 4.04 percent through December to $4.23 billion

U.S. exports of Seats, excluding barber, dental decreased 4.04 percent from $4.4 billion to $4.23 billion in 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 76 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 68 for the last full year with a total value of $4.4 billion, a $143.04 million, 3.15 percent decrease from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Low-Valued Imports and Exports, No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Brownsville International Bridges.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Low-Valued Imports and Exports, No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Brownsville International Bridges.

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $1,807,506,828
2Mexico $1,327,628,144
3Japan $163,488,568
4United Kingdom $129,454,157
5China $110,416,103
6Russia $44,770,121
7Saudi Arabia $37,236,427
8Brazil $35,687,704
9Australia $35,564,042
10Germany $35,479,880

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1DETROIT, MI $529,149,096
2LAREDO, TX $445,567,716
3LOS ANGELES, CA $162,332,832
4LOW VALUE $136,054,110
5SAN DIEGO, CA $78,332,424
6BUFFALO, NY $61,747,888
7EL PASO, TX $59,650,700
8NEW YORK CITY, NY $53,477,248
9SEATTLE, WA $48,519,098
10MIAMI, FL $45,747,730

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 4.75 percent compared to last year to $829.85 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 4.79 percent compared to last year to $522.89 million.
  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports rose 1.53 percent compared to last year to $338.29 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 11.57 percent compared to last year to $278.3 million.
  • Brownsville International Bridges fell 17.65 percent compared to last year to $214.91 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 $87.14 million, 4.6 percent, (42.76 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $129.17 million, 8.87 percent, (31.41 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Japan increased $7.6 million, 4.88 percent, (3.87 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 United Kingdom increased $12.49 million, 10.68 percent, (3.06 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 China increased $604,615, 0.55 percent, (2.61 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 83.72 percent of all these Seats, excluding barber, dental exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $3.54 billion of the $4.23 billion total.

All totaled, 51.68 percent of all these Seats, excluding barber, dental exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $2.18 billion of the $4.23 billion total