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

Exports: Transmission shafts, bearings, gears

Transmission shafts, bearings, gears, the No. 45 export by value totaled $575.95 million for the month of March, $1.58 billion through March of 2019, and $6.03 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$479.32 M
2Mexico$360.21 M
3China$89.6 M
4Germany$75.32 M
5Brazil$49.53 M
6United Kingdom$44.15 M
7Australia$42.15 M
8Singapore$40.43 M
9Japan$30 M
10Belgium$25.12 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.58 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $224,513,220
2Port Laredo $217,446,246
3Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $72,209,311
4Chicago O’Hare International Airport $71,460,636
5John F. Kennedy International Airport $58,594,797
6Low-Valued Imports and Exports $53,195,993
7Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $50,603,477
8Port of Long Beach $44,218,029
9Port of New Orleans $40,698,209
10Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $40,479,589

U.S. exports of Transmission shafts, bearings, gears increased 7.91 percent through March to $1.58 billion

U.S. exports of Transmission shafts, bearings, gears increased 7.91 percent from $1.47 billion to $1.58 billion through the first three 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 45 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 48 for the last full year with a total value of $6.03 billion, a $218.24 million, 3.76 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March 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 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Chicago O’Hare International Airport and No. 5 John F. Kennedy International Airport.

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 Brazil. 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 – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $479,324,037
2Mexico $360,214,758
3China $89,603,085
4Germany $75,324,802
5Brazil $49,531,041
6United Kingdom $44,145,877
7Australia $42,152,010
8Singapore $40,432,738
9Japan $29,998,923
10Belgium $25,122,639

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $354,824,201
2Detroit $319,496,041
3Los Angeles $144,316,718
4New York City $108,603,265
5Chicago $89,804,574
6Miami $89,276,837
7Low Value Shipments $63,817,338
8Buffalo $61,854,198
9New Orleans $61,603,391
10Atlanta/Savannah $61,248,844

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 11.26 percent compared to last year to $224.51 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 3.63 percent compared to last year to $217.45 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 11.84 percent compared to last year to $72.21 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 15.11 percent compared to last year to $71.46 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 49.14 percent compared to last year to $58.59 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 $41.44 million, 9.46 percent, (30.26 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $1.23 million, 0.34 percent, (22.74 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China increased $7.29 million, 8.86 percent, (5.66 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Germany increased $15.62 million, 26.16 percent, (4.76 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Brazil decreased $1.25 million, 2.46 percent, (3.13 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 66.55 percent of all these Transmission shafts, bearings, gears exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $1.05 billion of the $1.58 billion total.

All totaled, 40.67 percent of all these Transmission shafts, bearings, gears exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $644.22 million of the $1.58 billion total