Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through February 2020.

Exports: Seats, excluding barber, dental

Seats, excluding barber, dental, the No. 82 export by value totaled $304.25 million for the month of February, $591.79 million through February of 2020, and $3.95 billion for all of 2019, 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$239.93 M
2Mexico$193.64 M
3United Kingdom$17.93 M
4Japan$16.31 M
5China$9.77 M
6Saudi Arabia$9.01 M
7United Arab Emirates$7.5 M
8Russia$7.2 M
9Germany$5.82 M
10Thailand$5.12 M
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $591.79 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $109,488,236
2Port Laredo $77,783,062
3Low-Valued Imports and Exports $52,738,683
4Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $34,717,921
5Brownsville International Bridges $28,164,456
6Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $24,860,572
7Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $18,427,127
8Port of Charleston $16,840,168
9El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $16,183,898
10Port of Long Beach $15,857,074

U.S. exports of Seats, excluding barber, dental decreased 7.17 percent through February to $591.79 million

U.S. exports of Seats, excluding barber, dental decreased 7.17 percent from $637.5 million to $591.79 million through the first two months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 82 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 80 for the last full year with a total value of $3.95 billion, a $277.21 million, 6.56 percent decrease from the 2018 total.

Through February of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 Japan 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 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. 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 United Kingdom, No. 4 Japan 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 – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $239,934,868
2Mexico $193,643,351
3United Kingdom $17,925,476
4Japan $16,314,181
5China $9,769,746
6Saudi Arabia $9,007,094
7United Arab Emirates $7,503,701
8Russia $7,197,346
9Germany $5,817,805
10Thailand $5,122,361

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1DETROIT, MI $133,677,308
2LAREDO, TX $120,537,898
3LOW VALUE $55,195,450
4LOS ANGELES, CA $31,298,278
5NEW YORK CITY, NY $20,902,838
6BUFFALO, NY $20,212,948
7SAN DIEGO, CA $19,596,830
8SAVANNAH, GA $14,735,416
9CHARLESTON, SC $14,096,624
10SEATTLE, WA $13,366,046

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:

  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 16.81 percent compared to last year to $109.49 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 0.47 percent compared to last year to $77.78 million.
  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports fell 2.38 percent compared to last year to $52.74 million.
  • Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. rose 7.62 percent compared to last year to $34.72 million.
  • Brownsville International Bridges fell 17.17 percent compared to last year to $28.16 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 $39.9 million, 14.26 percent, (40.54 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $10.02 million, 4.92 percent, (32.72 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 United Kingdom decreased $2.02 million, 10.14 percent, (3.03 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Japan increased $1.52 million, 10.28 percent, (2.76 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 China decreased $1.01 million, 9.39 percent, (1.65 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 80.7 percent of all these Seats, excluding barber, dental exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $477.59 million of the $591.79 million total.

All totaled, 51.18 percent of all these Seats, excluding barber, dental exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $302.89 million of the $591.79 million total