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

Exports: Aluminum, unwrought

Aluminum, unwrought, the No. 219 export by value totaled $96.76 million for the month of March, $301.75 million through March of 2019, and $1.51 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
1Mexico$213.03 M
2Canada$69.94 M
3France$7.92 M
4Germany$1.54 M
5United Kingdom$1.27 M
6Taiwan$1.07 M
7Japan$998,304
8Brazil$881,096
9Australia$679,211
10China$666,727
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $301.75 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $101,832,692
2El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $51,015,979
3Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $31,616,227
4Pharr International Bridge in Texas $18,527,006
5Sumas, Border Crossing, Wash. $13,029,583
6Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $12,315,504
7Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $10,965,892
8Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $10,683,688
9Port of Los Angeles $9,612,766
10Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $9,507,609

U.S. exports of Aluminum, unwrought decreased 18.11 percent through March to $301.75 million

U.S. exports of Aluminum, unwrought decreased 18.11 percent from $368.49 million to $301.75 million through the first three 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 219 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 192 for the last full year with a total value of $1.51 billion, a $347.52 million, 29.96 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 France, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 3 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif., No. 4 Pharr International Bridge in Texas and No. 5 Sumas, Border Crossing, Wash..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 France, No. 4 Taiwan and No. 5 United Arab Emirates. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif., No. 3 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 4 Pharr International Bridge in Texas and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $213,030,737
2Canada $69,936,994
3France $7,918,939
4Germany $1,540,456
5United Kingdom $1,273,970
6Taiwan $1,071,024
7Japan $998,304
8Brazil $881,096
9Australia $679,211
10China $666,727

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $196,579,276
2San Diego $63,281,887
3El Paso $54,468,597
4Detroit $37,443,132
5Seattle $33,892,605
6Buffalo $21,458,397
7Los Angeles $17,922,092
8Ogdensburg, N.Y. $12,146,142
9Great Falls, Mont. $4,413,417
10Atlanta/Savannah $4,155,755

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 7 percent compared to last year to $101.83 million.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas rose 38.71 percent compared to last year to $51.02 million.
  • Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. fell 32.46 percent compared to last year to $31.62 million.
  • Pharr International Bridge in Texas fell 14.69 percent compared to last year to $18.53 million.
  • Sumas, Border Crossing, Wash. rose 26.79 percent compared to last year to $13.03 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 $31.65 million, 12.93 percent, (70.6 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $26.33 million, 27.35 percent, (23.18 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 France increased $889,157, 12.65 percent, (2.62 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Germany decreased $113,586, 6.87 percent, (0.51 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 United Kingdom increased $652,374, 104.95 percent, (0.42 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 97.33 percent of all these Aluminum, unwrought exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $293.7 million of the $301.75 million total.

All totaled, 71.59 percent of all these Aluminum, unwrought exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $216.02 million of the $301.75 million total