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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through December 2018.

Exports: Aluminum foil, less than 0.2 mm thick

Aluminum foil, less than 0.2 mm thick, the No. 348 export by value totaled $39.16 million for the month of December, $581.73 million through December of 2018, and $574.01 million for all of 2017, 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$305.68 M
2Canada$97.83 M
3United Kingdom$29.09 M
4China$13.19 M
5Germany$12.24 M
6Malaysia$11.92 M
7Ireland$9.55 M
8Japan$8.76 M
9Brazil$8.51 M
10The Netherlands$5.73 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $581.73 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $232,016,258
2El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $37,668,841
3Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $32,673,977
4Port of New York $29,226,708
5Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $27,373,126
6Port of Charleston $18,188,198
7Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $16,062,915
8Pharr International Bridge in Texas $12,990,372
9Port of Seattle, Wash. $12,792,207
10Port of Virginia $11,883,003

U.S. exports of Aluminum foil, less than 0.2 mm thick increased 1.35 percent through December to $581.73 million

U.S. exports of Aluminum foil, less than 0.2 mm thick increased 1.35 percent from $574.01 million to $581.73 million in 2018 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 348 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 345 for the last full year with a total value of $574.01 million, a $33.1 million, 6.12 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 China and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of New York and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 China and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port of New York, No. 3 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 4 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich..

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $305,681,411
2Canada $97,825,772
3United Kingdom $29,094,114
4China $13,194,388
5Germany $12,244,248
6Malaysia $11,919,422
7Ireland $9,551,874
8Japan $8,762,800
9Brazil $8,507,976
10The Netherlands $5,727,262

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1LAREDO, TX $109,843,064
2NEW YORK CITY, NY $21,857,522
3DETROIT, MI $20,895,076
4EL PASO, TX $15,355,670
5BUFFALO, NY $13,509,106
6SEATTLE, WA $11,990,562
7LOS ANGELES, CA $9,103,258
8NORFOLK, VA $8,423,640
9OGDENSBURG, NY $7,745,422
10MIAMI, FL $7,692,434

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo rose 17.27 percent compared to last year to $232.02 million.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas rose 1.23 percent compared to last year to $37.67 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 9.66 percent compared to last year to $32.67 million.
  • Port of New York fell 30.14 percent compared to last year to $29.23 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 6.12 percent compared to last year to $27.37 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 increased $34.56 million, 12.75 percent, (52.55 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $14.2 million, 12.67 percent, (16.82 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 United Kingdom decreased $16.35 million, 35.97 percent, (5 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 China decreased $921,674, 6.53 percent, (2.27 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Germany increased $2.41 million, 24.54 percent, (2.1 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 78.74 percent of all these Aluminum foil, less than 0.2 mm thick exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $458.04 million of the $581.73 million total.

All totaled, 61.71 percent of all these Aluminum foil, less than 0.2 mm thick exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $358.96 million of the $581.73 million total