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

Exports: Train and locomotive parts

Train and locomotive parts, the No. 182 export by value totaled $112.55 million for the month of August, $997.35 million through August of 2019, and $1.5 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
1Mexico$523.43 M
2Canada$312.34 M
3China$19.41 M
4Australia$15.09 M
5Brazil$12.89 M
6India$11.36 M
7South Africa$8.42 M
8United Kingdom$6.29 M
9Colombia$6.06 M
10Ukraine$5.34 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $997.35 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas $266,424,601
2Port Laredo $249,869,749
3Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $72,598,785
4Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $57,114,699
5Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $55,608,491
6Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $37,653,568
7Port of New York $26,515,029
8Port of Virginia $18,726,014
9Port of Long Beach $17,609,345
10Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $17,309,162

U.S. exports of Train and locomotive parts increased 1.34 percent through August to $997.35 million

U.S. exports of Train and locomotive parts increased 1.34 percent from $984.13 million to $997.35 million through the first eight 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 182 through August among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 187 for the last full year with a total value of $1.5 billion, a $167.07 million, 12.54 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 Australia and No. 5 Brazil. 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 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port Huron Blue Water 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 China. 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..

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $523,433,792
2Canada $312,339,358
3China $19,412,520
4Australia $15,090,042
5Brazil $12,887,415
6India $11,362,987
7South Africa $8,417,311
8United Kingdom $6,294,692
9Colombia $6,064,279
10Ukraine $5,337,166

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $260,582,347
2Detroit $57,182,441
3New York City $27,560,437
4Buffalo $26,451,014
5Pembina, N.D. $23,219,164
6Ogdensburg, N.Y. $19,516,167
7Miami $17,612,875
8Seattle $10,985,686
9Norfolk $9,568,276
10Los Angeles $8,983,933

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas rose 5.73 percent compared to last year to $266.42 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 4.96 percent compared to last year to $249.87 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 19.4 percent compared to last year to $72.6 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 15.64 percent compared to last year to $57.11 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 2.16 percent compared to last year to $55.61 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 $27.05 million, 5.45 percent, (52.48 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada increased $17.35 million, 5.88 percent, (31.32 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China increased $3.57 million, 22.5 percent, (1.95 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Australia increased $1.72 million, 12.85 percent, (1.51 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Brazil decreased $17.64 million, 57.79 percent, (1.29 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 88.55 percent of all these Train and locomotive parts exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $883.16 million of the $997.35 million total.

All totaled, 70.35 percent of all these Train and locomotive parts exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $701.62 million of the $997.35 million total