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

Exports: Trailers and similar vehicles

Trailers and similar vehicles, the No. 85 export by value totaled $294.62 million for the month of February, $591.77 million through February of 2019, and $4.14 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$380.29 M
2Mexico$116.14 M
3Saudi Arabia$8.74 M
4South Korea$7.33 M
5Egypt$6.69 M
6Australia$6.35 M
7United Kingdom$6.04 M
8China$4.71 M
9Chile$3.93 M
10India$3.89 M
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $591.77 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $96,525,094
2Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $59,328,371
3Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. $55,639,818
4Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $54,993,572
5Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $34,620,119
6Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $28,391,234
7Port Laredo $26,159,560
8El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $21,488,014
9Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. $18,746,254
10Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $18,432,964

U.S. exports of Trailers and similar vehicles increased 0.55 percent through February to $591.77 million

U.S. exports of Trailers and similar vehicles increased 0.55 percent from $588.56 million to $591.77 million through the first two 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 85 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 89 for the last full year with a total value of $4.14 billion, a $575.36 million, 16.15 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through February of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Saudi Arabia, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Egypt. 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 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 China, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 Australia. 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 Port Laredo.

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $380,291,795
2Mexico $116,139,579
3Saudi Arabia $8,735,930
4South Korea $7,326,986
5Egypt $6,692,354
6Australia $6,353,914
7United Kingdom $6,042,788
8China $4,713,701
9Chile $3,927,316
10India $3,887,251

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $347,446,992
2Pembina, N.D. $198,501,900
3Laredo $98,613,269
4San Diego $76,904,778
5Seattle $66,108,971
6Great Falls, Mont. $59,126,197
7Buffalo $48,636,752
8Los Angeles $43,151,485
9Ogdensburg, N.Y. $34,658,632
10El Paso $28,878,445

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:

  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 5.86 percent compared to last year to $96.53 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 14.92 percent compared to last year to $59.33 million.
  • Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. fell 8.73 percent compared to last year to $55.64 million.
  • Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. rose 67.33 percent compared to last year to $54.99 million.
  • Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. fell 4.37 percent compared to last year to $34.62 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 $17.98 million, 4.51 percent, (64.26 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $11.96 million, 11.48 percent, (19.63 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Saudi Arabia increased $7.43 million, 567.73 percent, (1.48 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 South Korea increased $3.64 million, 98.99 percent, (1.24 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Egypt increased $6.01 million, 874.34 percent, (1.13 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 87.73 percent of all these Trailers and similar vehicles exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $519.19 million of the $591.77 million total.

All totaled, 50.88 percent of all these Trailers and similar vehicles exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $301.11 million of the $591.77 million total