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

Exports: Trailers and similar vehicles

Trailers and similar vehicles, the No. 101 export by value totaled $170.32 million for the month of May, $1.12 billion through May of 2020, and $3.78 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$731.13 M
2Mexico$200.08 M
3Australia$21.89 M
4China$12.59 M
5Japan$9.27 M
6United Kingdom$9 M
7Germany$8.86 M
8Chile$7.07 M
9Hungary$6.15 M
10South Korea$6.11 M
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U.S. exports of Trailers and similar vehicles decreased 34.81 percent through May to $1.12 billion

U.S. exports of Trailers and similar vehicles decreased 34.81 percent from $1.71 billion to $1.12 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 101 through May among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 78 for the last full year with a total value of $3.78 billion, a $359.17 million, 8.68 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through May of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Saudi Arabia, No. 4 Australia and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D., No. 4 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Australia, No. 4 China and No. 5 Saudi Arabia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif., No. 3 Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D., No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D..

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 Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 45.92 percent compared to last year to $171.4 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 24.38 percent compared to last year to $145.3 million.
  • Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. fell 26.64 percent compared to last year to $94.6 million.
  • Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. fell 46.03 percent compared to last year to $77.73 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 15.46 percent compared to last year to $68.6 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 $351.21 million, 12.75 percent, (215.08 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 2 Mexico increased $32.3 million, 4.37 percent, (69.12 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 3 Saudi Arabia increased $24.01 million, 58.63 percent, (5.81 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 4 Australia decreased $19.73 million, 34.9 percent, (3.3 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 5 United Kingdom decreased $1.75 million, 4.74 percent, (3.15 percent market share).

All totaled, 87.61 percent of all these Trailers and similar vehicles exports from the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $3.31 billion of the $3.78 billion total.

All totaled, 49.92 percent of all these Trailers and similar vehicles exports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $557.63 million of the $1.12 billion total