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

Exports: Aluminum ores and concentrates

Aluminum ores and concentrates, the No. 1067 export by value totaled $707,868 for the month of February, $1.54 million through February of 2019, and $6.57 million 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$860,660
2Canada$373,122
3China$126,555
4Venezuela$63,756
5Germany$37,253
6United Kingdom$16,336
7Spain$13,680
8Belgium$11,653
9Saudi Arabia$10,320
10Czech Republic$9,948
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U.S. exports of Aluminum ores and concentrates increased 23.99 percent through February to $1.54 million

U.S. exports of Aluminum ores and concentrates increased 23.99 percent from $1.24 million to $1.54 million through the first two 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 1067 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1089 for the last full year with a total value of $6.57 million, a $2.14 million, 24.55 percent decrease from the 2017 total.

Through February of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 Venezuela and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Brownsville International Bridges, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 4 Los Angeles International Airport and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Turkey, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Belgium. The leading gateways were No. 1 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $860,660
2Canada $373,122
3China $126,555
4Venezuela $63,756
5Germany $37,253
6United Kingdom $16,336
7Spain $13,680
8Belgium $11,653
9Saudi Arabia $10,320
10Czech Republic $9,948

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $666,434
2Buffalo $512,958
3Atlanta/Savannah $243,207
4Detroit $235,186
5New York City $122,940
6Ogdensburg, N.Y. $47,860
7Los Angeles $35,640
8Low Value Shipments $25,748
9Houston $23,100
10Miami $21,631

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:

  • Brownsville International Bridges rose 56.64 percent compared to last year to $615,556.
  • Port Laredo rose 774.62 percent compared to last year to $245,104.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 42.3 percent compared to last year to $204,341.
  • Los Angeles International Airport totaled $100,075. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 35.97 percent compared to last year to $98,543.

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 $439,662, 104.43 percent, (55.88 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $173,725, 31.77 percent, (24.23 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China increased $109,755, 653.3 percent, (8.22 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Venezuela increased $40,656, 176 percent, (4.14 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Germany decreased $5,989, 13.85 percent, (2.42 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 94.89 percent of all these Aluminum ores and concentrates exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $1.46 million of the $1.54 million total.

All totaled, 82.05 percent of all these Aluminum ores and concentrates exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $1.26 million of the $1.54 million total