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

Exports: Aluminum foil, less than 0.2 mm thick

Aluminum foil, less than 0.2 mm thick, the No. 351 export by value totaled $42.73 million for the month of February, $84.4 million through February of 2020, and $536.66 million 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$42.63 M
2Canada$13.75 M
3United Kingdom$2.96 M
4Japan$2.61 M
5China$1.88 M
6Malaysia$1.36 M
7Spain$1.36 M
8Germany$1.34 M
9Brazil$1.28 M
10Ireland$1.27 M
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $84.4 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $33,998,202
2Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $5,802,533
3Port of New York $4,636,439
4Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $3,982,001
5El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $3,891,198
6Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $3,322,200
7Port of Baltimore, Md. $2,065,489
8Port of Seattle, Wash. $1,906,645
9Pharr International Bridge in Texas $1,755,542
10Port Miami $1,699,565

U.S. exports of Aluminum foil, less than 0.2 mm thick decreased 6.54 percent through February to $84.4 million

U.S. exports of Aluminum foil, less than 0.2 mm thick decreased 6.54 percent from $90.31 million to $84.4 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 351 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 340 for the last full year with a total value of $536.66 million, a $45.07 million, 7.75 percent decrease from the 2018 total.

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

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

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $42,628,207
2Canada $13,747,096
3United Kingdom $2,964,413
4Japan $2,607,174
5China $1,878,085
6Malaysia $1,364,324
7Spain $1,358,413
8Germany $1,339,524
9Brazil $1,282,912
10Ireland $1,266,583

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1LAREDO, TX $20,751,498
2NEW YORK CITY, NY $8,799,260
3DETROIT, MI $7,274,930
4SEATTLE, WA $5,608,512
5BUFFALO, NY $3,487,944
6MIAMI, FL $2,611,118
7EL PASO, TX $2,573,698
8LOS ANGELES, CA $2,547,466
9BALTIMORE, MD $2,310,568
10CHICAGO, IL $1,740,130

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:

  • Port Laredo rose 2.17 percent compared to last year to $34 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 15.45 percent compared to last year to $5.8 million.
  • Port of New York fell 16.7 percent compared to last year to $4.64 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 27.33 percent compared to last year to $3.98 million.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas fell 36.91 percent compared to last year to $3.89 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 $906,051, 2.08 percent, (50.51 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $2.18 million, 13.69 percent, (16.29 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 United Kingdom decreased $2.57 million, 46.47 percent, (3.51 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Japan increased $875,933, 50.6 percent, (3.09 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 China decreased $165,845, 8.11 percent, (2.23 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 75.62 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 February of this year. That is equal to $63.82 million of the $84.4 million total.

All totaled, 61.98 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 February of this year. That is equal to $52.31 million of the $84.4 million total