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

Exports: Aluminum ores and concentrates

Aluminum ores and concentrates, the No. 1093 export by value totaled $263,825 for the month of August, $4.67 million through August 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$2.1 M
2Canada$1.7 M
3China$205,912
4Germany$158,694
5South Korea$85,000
6United Kingdom$76,439
7Spain$68,400
8Venezuela$63,756
9The Netherlands$52,480
10Chile$46,422
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $4.67 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Brownsville International Bridges $1,154,960
2Port Laredo $906,782
3Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $739,296
4Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $433,469
5Port of Savannah, Ga. $410,019
6Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $239,100
7Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $225,836
8Los Angeles International Airport $100,075
9Port of Los Angeles $85,000
10Port of Charleston $69,787

U.S. exports of Aluminum ores and concentrates increased 9.17 percent through August to $4.67 million

U.S. exports of Aluminum ores and concentrates increased 9.17 percent from $4.28 million to $4.67 million through the first eight 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 1093 through August among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1107 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 August of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Brownsville International Bridges, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. 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 Germany, No. 4 Turkey and No. 5 China. 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 – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $2,096,018
2Canada $1,703,397
3China $205,912
4Germany $158,694
5South Korea $85,000
6United Kingdom $76,439
7Spain $68,400
8Venezuela $63,756
9The Netherlands $52,480
10Chile $46,422

January – August 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 eight months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Brownsville International Bridges rose 193.9 percent compared to last year to $1.15 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 53.09 percent compared to last year to $906,782.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 46.15 percent compared to last year to $739,296.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 15.26 percent compared to last year to $433,469.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 20.1 percent compared to last year to $410,019.

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 $1.11 million, 112.73 percent, (44.9 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $749,067, 30.54 percent, (36.49 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China increased $87,390, 73.73 percent, (4.41 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Germany increased $12,225, 8.35 percent, (3.4 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 South Korea increased $85,000, 0 percent, (1.82 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 91.01 percent of all these Aluminum ores and concentrates exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $4.25 million of the $4.67 million total.

All totaled, 78.06 percent of all these Aluminum ores and concentrates exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $3.64 million of the $4.67 million total