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

Exports: Windshield wipers, electric light parts

Windshield wipers, electric light parts, the No. 122 export by value totaled $201.78 million for the month of July, $1.58 billion through July 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$669.21 M
2Mexico$543.88 M
3China$76.3 M
4South Africa$35.06 M
5Germany$31.73 M
6Brazil$26.21 M
7Thailand$18.92 M
8South Korea$18.68 M
9Japan$18.6 M
10United Kingdom$16.2 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.58 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $389,978,465
2Port Laredo $318,262,438
3Low-Valued Imports and Exports $183,957,510
4Port of Charleston $127,790,013
5El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $122,142,681
6Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $76,635,578
7Brownsville International Bridges $44,706,292
8Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $34,851,605
9Port of Houston $22,456,909
10Chicago O’Hare International Airport $19,382,721

U.S. exports of Windshield wipers, electric light parts decreased 0.43 percent through July to $1.58 billion

U.S. exports of Windshield wipers, electric light parts decreased 0.43 percent from $1.59 billion to $1.58 billion through the first seven 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 122 through July among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 119 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 July of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 China, No. 4 South Africa and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Low-Valued Imports and Exports, No. 4 Port of Charleston and No. 5 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 China, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Germany. 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 – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $669,212,547
2Mexico $543,882,955
3China $76,299,755
4South Africa $35,061,531
5Germany $31,727,195
6Brazil $26,208,972
7Thailand $18,921,739
8South Korea $18,679,450
9Japan $18,597,037
10United Kingdom $16,198,079

January – July 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 seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 7.76 percent compared to last year to $389.98 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 3.95 percent compared to last year to $318.26 million.
  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports rose 10.98 percent compared to last year to $183.96 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 120.74 percent compared to last year to $127.79 million.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas fell 25.56 percent compared to last year to $122.14 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 $18.63 million, 2.71 percent, (42.36 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $22.75 million, 4.02 percent, (34.43 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China increased $25.87 million, 51.3 percent, (4.83 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 South Africa increased $19.57 million, 126.38 percent, (2.22 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Germany decreased $1.98 million, 5.86 percent, (2.01 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 85.85 percent of all these Windshield wipers, electric light parts exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $1.36 billion of the $1.58 billion total.

All totaled, 72.3 percent of all these Windshield wipers, electric light parts exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $1.14 billion of the $1.58 billion total