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

Exports: Self-propelled heavy construction machinery

Self-propelled heavy construction machinery, the No. 60 export by value totaled $483.85 million for the month of October, $4.34 billion through October of 2018, and $4.47 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$2.41 B
2Australia$273.72 M
3Mexico$211.35 M
4Belgium$172.19 M
5Germany$104.68 M
6United Kingdom$80.48 M
7Peru$75.72 M
8Chile$72.98 M
9South Africa$60.01 M
10Panama$58.4 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $4.34 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $506,283,973
2Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. $462,786,190
3Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $373,247,044
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $283,304,585
5Port of Houston $257,086,355
6Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $232,463,452
7Port of Baltimore, Md. $175,488,894
8Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $173,093,817
9Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $162,476,719
10Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $150,282,746

U.S. exports of Self-propelled heavy construction machinery increased 20.87 percent through October to $4.34 billion

U.S. exports of Self-propelled heavy construction machinery increased 20.87 percent from $3.59 billion to $4.34 billion 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 60 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 69 for the last full year with a total value of $4.47 billion, a $955.58 million, 27.16 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October 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 Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Port of Houston.

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

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $2,407,855,912
2Australia $273,719,787
3Mexico $211,353,345
4Belgium $172,189,828
5Germany $104,676,785
6United Kingdom $80,480,475
7Peru $75,724,244
8Chile $72,980,474
9South Africa $60,013,948
10Panama $58,399,436

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Pembina, N.D. $127,819,327
2Detroit $68,767,124
3Atlanta/Savannah $66,746,790
4Seattle $61,151,418
5Houston $48,424,504
6Buffalo $35,753,162
7Baltimore $34,273,721
8Ogdensburg, N.Y. $33,915,143
9New York City $29,825,881
10Laredo $25,209,788

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:

  • Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. rose 85.56 percent compared to last year to $506.28 million.
  • Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. rose 39.78 percent compared to last year to $462.79 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 34.79 percent compared to last year to $373.25 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 31.41 percent compared to last year to $283.3 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 41.39 percent compared to last year to $257.09 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 increased $633.47 million, 35.7 percent, (55.53 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Australia increased $75.17 million, 37.86 percent, (6.31 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Mexico increased $2.82 million, 1.35 percent, (4.87 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Belgium decreased $12.25 million, 6.64 percent, (3.97 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Germany decreased $34.87 million, 24.99 percent, (2.41 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 73.11 percent of all these Self-propelled heavy construction machinery exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $3.17 billion of the $4.34 billion total.

All totaled, 43.42 percent of all these Self-propelled heavy construction machinery exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $1.88 billion of the $4.34 billion total