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

Exports: Train and locomotive parts

Train and locomotive parts, the No. 170 export by value totaled $115.62 million for the month of February, $257.81 million through February 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$124.41 M
2Canada$96.38 M
3Ukraine$5.32 M
4China$4.94 M
5Australia$3.39 M
6Brazil$3.03 M
7India$2.11 M
8Colombia$2.07 M
9South Africa$1.8 M
10Japan$1.28 M
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $257.81 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas $68,133,616
2Port Laredo $54,476,608
3Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $20,049,733
4Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $19,560,946
5Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $16,499,342
6Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $12,241,780
7Port of Virginia $7,362,472
8Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $5,893,192
9Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $5,755,628
10Port of New York $4,724,423

U.S. exports of Train and locomotive parts increased 0.85 percent through February to $257.81 million

U.S. exports of Train and locomotive parts increased 0.85 percent from $255.63 million to $257.81 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 170 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 175 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 February of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Ukraine, No. 4 China and No. 5 Australia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

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 India. 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 – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $124,408,285
2Canada $96,381,824
3Ukraine $5,317,672
4China $4,942,707
5Australia $3,391,333
6Brazil $3,028,998
7India $2,106,122
8Colombia $2,067,185
9South Africa $1,799,505
10Japan $1,280,427

January – February 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 two months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas fell 1.6 percent compared to last year to $68.13 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 5.21 percent compared to last year to $54.48 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 54.99 percent compared to last year to $20.05 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 44.27 percent compared to last year to $19.56 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 3.01 percent compared to last year to $16.5 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 decreased $3.33 million, 2.61 percent, (48.26 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada increased $13.32 million, 16.04 percent, (37.38 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Ukraine increased $5.32 million, 0 percent, (2.06 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 China increased $2.45 million, 98.64 percent, (1.92 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Australia increased $341,325, 11.19 percent, (1.32 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 90.94 percent of all these Train and locomotive parts exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $234.44 million of the $257.81 million total.

All totaled, 69.32 percent of all these Train and locomotive parts exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $178.72 million of the $257.81 million total