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

Exports: Windshield wipers, electric light parts

Windshield wipers, electric light parts, the No. 114 export by value totaled $243.12 million for the month of March, $699.76 million through March of 2019, and $2.73 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$291.68 M
2Mexico$247.94 M
3China$31.34 M
4Germany$16.54 M
5South Africa$14.31 M
6South Korea$10.62 M
7Brazil$8.55 M
8Japan$8.1 M
9United Kingdom$7.53 M
10The Netherlands$6.23 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $699.76 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $170,431,850
2Port Laredo $147,436,850
3Low-Valued Imports and Exports $78,559,304
4El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $59,897,811
5Port of Charleston $48,902,686
6Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $35,503,336
7Brownsville International Bridges $17,835,112
8Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $13,403,780
9Chicago O’Hare International Airport $10,300,457
10Port of Houston $7,419,434

U.S. exports of Windshield wipers, electric light parts increased 1.84 percent through March to $699.76 million

U.S. exports of Windshield wipers, electric light parts increased 1.84 percent from $687.1 million to $699.76 million 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 114 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 118 for the last full year with a total value of $2.73 billion, a $65.43 million, 2.46 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 South Africa. The leading gateways were No. 1 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Low-Valued Imports and Exports, No. 4 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas and No. 5 Port of Charleston.

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 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Low-Valued Imports and Exports, No. 4 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas and No. 5 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich..

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $291,675,282
2Mexico $247,936,919
3China $31,343,209
4Germany $16,538,248
5South Africa $14,309,793
6South Korea $10,619,349
7Brazil $8,551,060
8Japan $8,102,142
9United Kingdom $7,526,931
10The Netherlands $6,228,239

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $290,732,197
2Laredo $196,959,834
3Low Value Shipments $93,200,275
4El Paso $78,918,337
5Charleston $32,889,975
6Los Angeles $24,451,003
7San Diego $19,127,717
8New York City $18,488,711
9Chicago $16,069,371
10Pembina, N.D. $13,191,649

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. fell 10.37 percent compared to last year to $170.43 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 11.7 percent compared to last year to $147.44 million.
  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports rose 5.82 percent compared to last year to $78.56 million.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas fell 12.7 percent compared to last year to $59.9 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 185.05 percent compared to last year to $48.9 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 decreased $17.6 million, 5.69 percent, (41.68 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $6.11 million, 2.53 percent, (35.43 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China increased $14.1 million, 81.73 percent, (4.48 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Germany increased $465,733, 2.9 percent, (2.36 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 South Africa increased $11.79 million, 467.36 percent, (2.04 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 86 percent of all these Windshield wipers, electric light parts exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $601.8 million of the $699.76 million total.

All totaled, 72.2 percent of all these Windshield wipers, electric light parts exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $505.23 million of the $699.76 million total