Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through February 2020.

Exports: Windshield wipers, electric light parts

Windshield wipers, electric light parts, the No. 117 export by value totaled $214.28 million for the month of February, $416.1 million through February of 2020, and $2.63 billion for all of 2019, 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$179.11 M
2Mexico$129.54 M
3China$27.09 M
4South Africa$10.04 M
5Brazil$9.03 M
6Germany$8.93 M
7Thailand$7.1 M
8Japan$5.87 M
9United Kingdom$3.39 M
10South Korea$2.85 M
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $416.1 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $105,996,161
2Port Laredo $74,252,536
3Low-Valued Imports and Exports $49,706,812
4Port of Charleston $34,233,672
5El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $26,314,474
6Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $16,638,411
7Brownsville International Bridges $13,827,321
8Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $9,490,837
9Chicago O’Hare International Airport $7,955,636
10Port of Houston $7,254,085

U.S. exports of Windshield wipers, electric light parts decreased 8.88 percent through February to $416.1 million

U.S. exports of Windshield wipers, electric light parts decreased 8.88 percent from $456.64 million to $416.1 million through the first two months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 117 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 113 for the last full year with a total value of $2.63 billion, a $100.16 million, 3.67 percent decrease from the 2018 total.

Through February of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 China, No. 4 South Africa and No. 5 Brazil. 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 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.

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $179,109,055
2Mexico $129,544,817
3China $27,088,866
4South Africa $10,043,367
5Brazil $9,031,917
6Germany $8,934,305
7Thailand $7,104,872
8Japan $5,869,856
9United Kingdom $3,393,188
10South Korea $2,848,412

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1DETROIT, MI $110,474,854
2LAREDO, TX $74,050,408
3LOW VALUE $41,201,630
4CHARLESTON, SC $29,693,686
5EL PASO, TX $18,568,596
6CHICAGO, IL $15,648,308
7LOS ANGELES, CA $14,233,458
8NEW YORK CITY, NY $10,022,752
9HOUSTON-GALVESTON, TX $8,945,002
10SAN DIEGO, CA $5,786,502

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 5.4 percent compared to last year to $106 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 21.6 percent compared to last year to $74.25 million.
  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports fell 3.83 percent compared to last year to $49.71 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 14.77 percent compared to last year to $34.23 million.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas fell 39.24 percent compared to last year to $26.31 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 $12.65 million, 6.6 percent, (43.04 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $34.73 million, 21.14 percent, (31.13 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China increased $8.13 million, 42.9 percent, (6.51 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 South Africa decreased $582,557, 5.48 percent, (2.41 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Brazil increased $3.49 million, 63.12 percent, (2.17 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 85.27 percent of all these Windshield wipers, electric light parts exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $354.82 million of the $416.1 million total.

All totaled, 69.82 percent of all these Windshield wipers, electric light parts exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $290.5 million of the $416.1 million total