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

Exports: Self-propelled heavy construction machinery

Self-propelled heavy construction machinery, the No. 72 export by value totaled $305.41 million for the month of August, $3 billion through August of 2019, and $5.15 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$1.69 B
2Australia$250.03 M
3Mexico$140.36 M
4Belgium$108.07 M
5Germany$73.05 M
6Italy$52.18 M
7Peru$44.88 M
8Chile$42.64 M
9Colombia$34.57 M
10United Kingdom$34.09 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $3 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $324,460,715
2Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. $282,290,959
3Port of Savannah, Ga. $274,945,406
4Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $246,939,679
5Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $204,204,128
6Sumas, Border Crossing, Wash. $149,178,149
7Port of Baltimore, Md. $135,530,597
8Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $111,786,183
9Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $105,778,082
10Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $100,682,179

U.S. exports of Self-propelled heavy construction machinery decreased 13.27 percent through August to $3 billion

U.S. exports of Self-propelled heavy construction machinery decreased 13.27 percent from $3.45 billion to $3 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 72 through August among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 60 for the last full year with a total value of $5.15 billion, a $675.99 million, 15.11 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Australia, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Belgium and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D., No. 2 Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D., No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Australia, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Belgium and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D., No. 2 Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D., No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $1,686,065,590
2Australia $250,027,005
3Mexico $140,360,119
4Belgium $108,070,048
5Germany $73,051,167
6Italy $52,181,526
7Peru $44,876,429
8Chile $42,644,499
9Colombia $34,566,267
10United Kingdom $34,093,306

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Pembina, N.D. $319,778,933
2Detroit $172,660,203
3Houston $139,298,563
4Seattle $127,013,381
5Atlanta/Savannah $118,590,546
6Ogdensburg, N.Y. $92,728,400
7Baltimore $76,347,080
8Buffalo $71,700,023
9Laredo $58,910,109
10New York City $44,379,141

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:

  • Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. fell 16.97 percent compared to last year to $324.46 million.
  • Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. fell 17.86 percent compared to last year to $282.29 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 16.87 percent compared to last year to $274.95 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 13.84 percent compared to last year to $246.94 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 10.44 percent compared to last year to $204.2 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 $186.35 million, 9.95 percent, (56.29 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Australia increased $24.45 million, 10.84 percent, (8.35 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Mexico decreased $31.72 million, 18.43 percent, (4.69 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Belgium decreased $37.11 million, 25.56 percent, (3.61 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Germany decreased $19.56 million, 21.12 percent, (2.44 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 75.37 percent of all these Self-propelled heavy construction machinery exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $2.26 billion of the $3 billion total.

All totaled, 44.5 percent of all these Self-propelled heavy construction machinery exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $1.33 billion of the $3 billion total