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

Exports: Lifting, handling, loading, unloading machines

Lifting, handling, loading, unloading machines, the No. 168 export by value totaled $110.07 million for the month of April, $517.81 million through April of 2020, and $1.84 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

Click on any of the countries in the chart below to gain access to the specific exports and imports between that country and (port), how it compares to other ports for trade with that country, how that trade has changed over time, and much more. Data available both by value and tonnage. Download data. If you are not a subscriber, you can learn more by clicking on the subscribe link.

Top Markets

RankCountryYTD
1Canada$191.06 M
2Mexico$84.04 M
3China$19.32 M
4Brazil$15.84 M
5United Kingdom$15.36 M
6France$14.09 M
7Germany$10.05 M
8The Netherlands$9.87 M
9Australia$8.71 M
10Japan$8.33 M
Data loading...
January – March 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $407.74 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $41,668,673
2Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $41,493,214
3Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $28,844,030
4Port of New York $25,125,928
5Port of Houston $18,819,573
6Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $16,430,218
7Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $13,953,182
8Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $13,784,559
9Port of Virginia $12,763,657
10Port of Long Beach $12,556,874

U.S. exports of Lifting, handling, loading, unloading machines decreased 7.51 percent through March to $407.74 million

U.S. exports of Lifting, handling, loading, unloading machines decreased 7.51 percent from $440.85 million to $407.74 million through the first three 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 168 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 159 for the last full year with a total value of $1.84 billion, a $104.32 million, 5.37 percent decrease from the 2018 total.

Through March of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 China, No. 4 France and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of New York and No. 5 Port of Houston.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 China, No. 4 Saudi Arabia and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. and No. 5 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash..

January – March 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $153,873,924
2Mexico $67,397,132
3China $14,290,909
4France $13,477,318
5United Kingdom $11,296,492
6Brazil $11,048,763
7The Netherlands $8,101,477
8Poland $7,794,001
9Japan $7,122,232
10Australia $6,604,992

January – March 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1TAMPA, FL $60,821,448
2DETROIT, MI $45,009,680
3LAREDO, TX $38,956,872
4LOS ANGELES, CA $23,533,598
5PEMBINA, ND $22,757,878
6NEW YORK CITY, NY $16,262,460
7SEATTLE, WA $13,112,654
8BALTIMORE, MD $12,735,878
9BUFFALO, NY $11,481,478
10HOUSTON-GALVESTON, TX $11,480,288

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:

  • Port Laredo fell 11.97 percent compared to last year to $41.67 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 1.81 percent compared to last year to $41.49 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 13.04 percent compared to last year to $28.84 million.
  • Port of New York rose 70.15 percent compared to last year to $25.13 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 93.74 percent compared to last year to $18.82 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 $56.31 million, 26.79 percent, (37.74 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $551,963, 0.81 percent, (16.53 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China increased $1.23 million, 9.39 percent, (3.5 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 France increased $11.81 million, 707.52 percent, (3.31 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 United Kingdom increased $5.48 million, 94.29 percent, (2.77 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 63.85 percent of all these Lifting, handling, loading, unloading machines exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $260.34 million of the $407.74 million total.

All totaled, 38.25 percent of all these Lifting, handling, loading, unloading machines exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $155.95 million of the $407.74 million total