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

Exports: Transmission shafts, bearings, gears

Transmission shafts, bearings, gears, the No. 48 export by value totaled $545.86 million for the month of October, $5.08 billion through October of 2018, and $5.81 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
1Canada$1.5 B
2Mexico$1.23 B
3China$283.38 M
4Germany$202.82 M
5Brazil$169.08 M
6United Kingdom$140.84 M
7Australia$135.2 M
8Japan$125.53 M
9Singapore$113.69 M
10Belgium$108.09 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $5.08 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $773,422,124
2Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $690,209,657
3Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $222,726,024
4Chicago O’Hare International Airport $222,143,619
5Low-Valued Imports and Exports $175,352,824
6Port of Long Beach $159,270,003
7Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $143,680,661
8Port of Los Angeles $140,031,438
9Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $137,050,365
10John F. Kennedy International Airport $134,536,917

U.S. exports of Transmission shafts, bearings, gears increased 4.69 percent through October to $5.08 billion

U.S. exports of Transmission shafts, bearings, gears increased 4.69 percent from $4.85 billion to $5.08 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 48 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 47 for the last full year with a total value of $5.81 billion, a $5.84 million, 0.10 percent decrease from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 China, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Brazil. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Chicago O’Hare International Airport and No. 5 Low-Valued Imports and Exports.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 China, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Australia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Low-Valued Imports and Exports.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $1,502,241,044
2Mexico $1,227,680,356
3China $283,375,309
4Germany $202,817,974
5Brazil $169,079,739
6United Kingdom $140,835,682
7Australia $135,200,166
8Japan $125,534,919
9Singapore $113,687,254
10Belgium $108,092,995

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $186,718,428
2Detroit $172,159,782
3Los Angeles $70,618,332
4Miami $46,392,903
5New York City $43,273,545
6Chicago $41,069,066
7Buffalo $32,519,031
8Low Value Shipments $32,375,595
9New Orleans $29,940,549
10Pembina, N.D. $29,083,071

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:

  • Port Laredo fell 3.01 percent compared to last year to $773.42 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 7.19 percent compared to last year to $690.21 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 17.33 percent compared to last year to $222.73 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 17 percent compared to last year to $222.14 million.
  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports rose 3.53 percent compared to last year to $175.35 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 increased $33.51 million, 2.28 percent, (29.57 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $59.77 million, 4.64 percent, (24.16 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China increased $33.86 million, 13.57 percent, (5.58 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Germany increased $13.97 million, 7.4 percent, (3.99 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Brazil increased $23.62 million, 16.24 percent, (3.33 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 66.62 percent of all these Transmission shafts, bearings, gears exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $3.39 billion of the $5.08 billion total.

All totaled, 41.01 percent of all these Transmission shafts, bearings, gears exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $2.08 billion of the $5.08 billion total