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

Exports: Windshield wipers, electric light parts

Windshield wipers, electric light parts, the No. 120 export by value totaled $241.28 million for the month of October, $2.31 billion through October of 2018, and $2.66 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$986.21 M
2Mexico$837.99 M
3China$87.88 M
4Germany$47.99 M
5Japan$45.03 M
6Brazil$34.06 M
7South Africa$31.15 M
8United Kingdom$30.83 M
9South Korea$26.65 M
10Russia$15.74 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $2.31 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $605,422,135
2Port Laredo $473,353,985
3Low-Valued Imports and Exports $237,222,655
4El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $222,361,831
5Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $117,380,579
6Port of Charleston $99,480,643
7Brownsville International Bridges $63,832,181
8Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $47,048,403
9Port of Los Angeles $37,993,834
10Chicago O’Hare International Airport $37,175,913

U.S. exports of Windshield wipers, electric light parts increased 4.78 percent through October to $2.31 billion

U.S. exports of Windshield wipers, electric light parts increased 4.78 percent from $2.21 billion to $2.31 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 120 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 117 for the last full year with a total value of $2.66 billion, a $148.39 million, 5.91 percent increase 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 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..

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 – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $986,213,466
2Mexico $837,985,020
3China $87,878,522
4Germany $47,987,760
5Japan $45,028,901
6Brazil $34,060,803
7South Africa $31,145,846
8United Kingdom $30,831,523
9South Korea $26,646,037
10Russia $15,739,741

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $148,390,923
2Laredo $114,232,801
3Low Value Shipments $48,626,504
4El Paso $42,798,894
5Los Angeles $14,762,176
6New York City $10,618,676
7Charleston $9,544,346
8San Diego $9,212,445
9Chicago $7,331,793
10Houston $7,037,926

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:

  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 9.72 percent compared to last year to $605.42 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 32.5 percent compared to last year to $473.35 million.
  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports fell 2.71 percent compared to last year to $237.22 million.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas rose 18.85 percent compared to last year to $222.36 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 2.46 percent compared to last year to $117.38 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 $79.95 million, 7.5 percent, (42.68 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $140.15 million, 20.08 percent, (36.26 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China increased $28.46 million, 47.89 percent, (3.8 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Germany decreased $3.67 million, 7.1 percent, (2.08 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Japan increased $3.65 million, 8.82 percent, (1.95 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 86.77 percent of all these Windshield wipers, electric light parts exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $2.01 billion of the $2.31 billion total.

All totaled, 71.65 percent of all these Windshield wipers, electric light parts exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $1.66 billion of the $2.31 billion total