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

Exports: Transmission shafts, bearings, gears

Transmission shafts, bearings, gears, the No. 48 export by value totaled $458.95 million for the month of December, $6.03 billion through December 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$1.76 B
2Mexico$1.45 B
3China$339.15 M
4Germany$245.58 M
5Brazil$194.4 M
6United Kingdom$168.13 M
7Australia$164.54 M
8Japan$147.04 M
9Singapore$139.89 M
10Belgium$121.12 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $6.03 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $908,316,361
2Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $793,322,543
3Chicago O’Hare International Airport $270,352,656
4Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $264,722,918
5Low-Valued Imports and Exports $206,794,567
6Port of Long Beach $189,350,249
7Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $173,015,828
8Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $170,435,400
9John F. Kennedy International Airport $167,981,867
10Port of Los Angeles $165,634,060

U.S. exports of Transmission shafts, bearings, gears increased 3.76 percent through December to $6.03 billion

U.S. exports of Transmission shafts, bearings, gears increased 3.76 percent from $5.81 billion to $6.03 billion in 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 December 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 December 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 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. 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 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $1,758,285,832
2Mexico $1,450,430,747
3China $339,151,887
4Germany $245,577,652
5Brazil $194,398,904
6United Kingdom $168,125,881
7Australia $164,539,111
8Japan $147,039,574
9Singapore $139,886,505
10Belgium $121,121,211

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1LAREDO, TX $525,402,734
2DETROIT, MI $490,077,854
3LOS ANGELES, CA $218,397,540
4NEW YORK CITY, NY $147,645,888
5MIAMI, FL $134,145,732
6CHICAGO, IL $130,979,320
7BUFFALO, NY $97,024,868
8NEW ORLEANS, LA $95,281,338
9LOW VALUE $94,392,906
10PEMBINA, ND $89,378,372

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo fell 3.45 percent compared to last year to $908.32 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 8.92 percent compared to last year to $793.32 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 15.91 percent compared to last year to $270.35 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 13.6 percent compared to last year to $264.72 million.
  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports rose 2.92 percent compared to last year to $206.79 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 $17.02 million, 0.98 percent, (29.18 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $67.88 million, 4.47 percent, (24.07 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China increased $36.85 million, 12.19 percent, (5.63 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Germany increased $11.89 million, 5.09 percent, (4.08 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Brazil increased $12.37 million, 6.8 percent, (3.23 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 66.18 percent of all these Transmission shafts, bearings, gears exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $3.99 billion of the $6.03 billion total.

All totaled, 40.55 percent of all these Transmission shafts, bearings, gears exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $2.44 billion of the $6.03 billion total