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

Exports: Train and locomotive parts

Train and locomotive parts, the No. 186 export by value totaled $144.72 million for the month of October, $1.25 billion through October of 2018, and $1.33 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
1Mexico$633.57 M
2Canada$363.49 M
3Brazil$40.83 M
4China$20.76 M
5Colombia$20.39 M
6Australia$16.27 M
7India$15.31 M
8Ukraine$13.04 M
9South Africa$11.35 M
10United Kingdom$10.95 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.25 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas $321,985,350
2Port Laredo $302,127,264
3Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $74,465,044
4Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $68,381,063
5Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $65,199,644
6Port of New York $53,453,013
7Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $34,715,493
8Port of Virginia $31,197,166
9Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $27,971,681
10Port Miami $20,638,782

U.S. exports of Train and locomotive parts increased 14.56 percent through October to $1.25 billion

U.S. exports of Train and locomotive parts increased 14.56 percent from $1.09 billion to $1.25 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 186 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 203 for the last full year with a total value of $1.33 billion, a $242.87 million, 15.42 percent decrease from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Brazil, No. 4 China and No. 5 Colombia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Brazil, No. 4 Colombia and No. 5 South Africa. The leading gateways were No. 1 Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of New York, No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $633,574,103
2Canada $363,491,118
3Brazil $40,833,853
4China $20,763,713
5Colombia $20,390,134
6Australia $16,274,110
7India $15,314,026
8Ukraine $13,042,415
9South Africa $11,354,513
10United Kingdom $10,946,412

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $126,794,545
2Detroit $27,006,538
3Buffalo $16,017,603
4New York City $15,237,743
5Pembina, N.D. $12,714,979
6Ogdensburg, N.Y. $11,758,498
7Miami $9,604,088
8Seattle $7,070,041
9Los Angeles $5,144,725
10Duluth, Minn. $4,266,540

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:

  • Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas rose 2.06 percent compared to last year to $321.99 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 34.26 percent compared to last year to $302.13 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 56.68 percent compared to last year to $74.47 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 25.02 percent compared to last year to $68.38 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 68.02 percent compared to last year to $65.2 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 Mexico increased $83.92 million, 15.27 percent, (50.61 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada increased $80.89 million, 28.62 percent, (29.04 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Brazil decreased $4.34 million, 9.61 percent, (3.26 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 China increased $6.34 million, 43.96 percent, (1.66 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Colombia decreased $3.54 million, 14.79 percent, (1.63 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 86.19 percent of all these Train and locomotive parts exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $1.08 billion of the $1.25 billion total.

All totaled, 66.47 percent of all these Train and locomotive parts exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $832.16 million of the $1.25 billion total