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

Exports: Self-propelled heavy construction machinery

Self-propelled heavy construction machinery, the No. 80 export by value totaled $235.18 million for the month of May, $1.48 billion through May of 2020, and $4.19 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$744.73 M
2Australia$112.83 M
3Mexico$75.71 M
4Belgium$67.22 M
5Chile$64.01 M
6Peru$51.21 M
7Germany$32.18 M
8Italy$30.82 M
9Brazil$18.71 M
10Czech Republic$17.15 M
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U.S. exports of Self-propelled heavy construction machinery decreased 25.52 percent through May to $1.48 billion

U.S. exports of Self-propelled heavy construction machinery decreased 25.52 percent from $1.99 billion to $1.48 billion through the first five 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 80 through May among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 66 for the last full year with a total value of $4.19 billion, a $958.77 million, 18.62 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through May of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Australia, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Belgium and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D., No. 4 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

In the last previous full year, the leading sources 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 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 4 Port of Baltimore, Md. and No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Houston rose 194.83 percent compared to last year to $152.33 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 10.99 percent compared to last year to $133.82 million.
  • Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. fell 31.28 percent compared to last year to $128.9 million.
  • Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. fell 50.67 percent compared to last year to $123.4 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 49.52 percent compared to last year to $96.22 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 from No. 1 Canada decreased $610.95 million, 21.28 percent, (152.68 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 2 Australia increased $16.44 million, 5.27 percent, (22.21 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 3 Mexico decreased $55.83 million, 21.97 percent, (13.39 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 4 Belgium decreased $54.39 million, 27.56 percent, (9.66 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 5 Germany decreased $14.84 million, 13.29 percent, (6.54 percent market share).

All totaled, 72.22 percent of all these Self-propelled heavy construction machinery exports from the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $3.03 billion of the $4.19 billion total.

All totaled, 42.88 percent of all these Self-propelled heavy construction machinery exports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $634.66 million of the $1.48 billion total