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

Exports: Motor vehicle parts

Motor vehicle parts, the No. 8 export by value totaled $2.86 billion for the month of July, $16.97 billion through July of 2020, and $43.02 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
1Mexico$6.31 B
2Canada$5.57 B
3China$1.09 B
4Germany$344.83 M
5Australia$297.72 M
6Spain$297.29 M
7Thailand$243.26 M
8Brazil$241.93 M
9United Kingdom$214.09 M
10Italy$205.66 M
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U.S. exports of Motor vehicle parts decreased 33.98 percent through July to $16.97 billion

U.S. exports of Motor vehicle parts decreased 33.98 percent from $25.7 billion to $16.97 billion through the first seven 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 8 through July among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 5 for the last full year with a total value of $43.02 billion, a $2.52 billion, 5.53 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through July of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Australia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Low-Valued Imports and Exports, No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of Charleston.

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Low-Valued Imports and Exports, No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif..

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:

  • Port Laredo fell 37.04 percent compared to last year to $4.31 billion.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 43.96 percent compared to last year to $3.35 billion.
  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports fell 27.16 percent compared to last year to $1.02 billion.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 39.43 percent compared to last year to $813.93 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 16.34 percent compared to last year to $588.32 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 Mexico decreased $3.79 billion, 37.52 percent, (37.16 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $3.88 billion, 41.06 percent, (32.81 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China increased $272.6 million, 33.31 percent, (6.43 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Germany decreased $105.5 million, 23.43 percent, (2.03 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Australia decreased $25.23 million, 7.81 percent, (1.75 percent market share).

All totaled, 80.18 percent of all these Motor vehicle parts exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $13.61 billion of the $16.97 billion total.

All totaled, 59.43 percent of all these Motor vehicle parts exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $10.09 billion of the $16.97 billion total