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

Exports: Aluminum ores and concentrates

Aluminum ores and concentrates, the No. 1090 export by value totaled $368,399 for the month of May, $2.57 million through May of 2020, and $7.56 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
1Canada$1.19 M
2Mexico$490,438
3China$255,304
4Peru$169,200
5Spain$98,640
6Brazil$81,615
7Germany$70,087
8United Kingdom$62,855
9Chile$33,013
10India$31,746
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U.S. exports of Aluminum ores and concentrates decreased 18.31 percent through May to $2.57 million

U.S. exports of Aluminum ores and concentrates decreased 18.31 percent from $3.14 million to $2.57 million through the first five 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 1090 through May among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1095 for the last full year with a total value of $7.56 million, a $989,905, 15.06 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through May of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Spain. The leading gateways were No. 1 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 2 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 4 Brownsville International Bridges and No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Venezuela, No. 4 China and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Brownsville International Bridges, No. 2 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich..

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 11.67 percent compared to last year to $440,064.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 16.81 percent compared to last year to $362,372.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 27.59 percent compared to last year to $340,872.
  • Brownsville International Bridges fell 58.63 percent compared to last year to $254,661.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 41.11 percent compared to last year to $246,403.

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 from No. 1 Mexico increased $1.68 million, 114.81 percent, (122.69 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 2 Canada decreased $675,058, 18.96 percent, (112.47 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 3 China increased $383,325, 157.05 percent, (24.45 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 4 Germany decreased $30,785, 12.9 percent, (8.11 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 5 Spain decreased $12,680, 10.38 percent, (4.27 percent market share).

All totaled, 92.25 percent of all these Aluminum ores and concentrates exports from the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $6.98 million of the $7.56 million total.

All totaled, 64.09 percent of all these Aluminum ores and concentrates exports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $1.64 million of the $2.57 million total