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

Exports: Aluminum plates, sheets, strip more than 0.2mm thi

Aluminum plates, sheets, strip more than 0.2mm thi, the No. 98 export by value totaled $258.46 million for the month of July, $1.91 billion through July of 2019, and $3.75 billion 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$682.9 M
2Canada$678.23 M
3China$104.1 M
4South Korea$99.4 M
5Japan$80.65 M
6France$30.38 M
7Taiwan$25.35 M
8Brazil$23.96 M
9Germany$22.71 M
10Turkey$21.16 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.91 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $426,430,074
2Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $259,878,976
3Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $168,381,579
4Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $140,863,122
5Port of Los Angeles $137,295,334
6Port of Long Beach $109,384,134
7Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $86,867,039
8Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $60,727,163
9Port of Virginia $45,867,378
10Port of New York $43,590,083

U.S. exports of Aluminum plates, sheets, strip more than 0.2mm thi decreased 16.61 percent through July to $1.91 billion

U.S. exports of Aluminum plates, sheets, strip more than 0.2mm thi decreased 16.61 percent from $2.29 billion to $1.91 billion through the first seven 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 98 through July among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 86 for the last full year with a total value of $3.75 billion, a $199.11 million, 5.61 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through July of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y., No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 China and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y., No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of Long Beach and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $682,895,392
2Canada $678,231,880
3China $104,098,768
4South Korea $99,399,101
5Japan $80,647,352
6France $30,381,608
7Taiwan $25,345,816
8Brazil $23,963,113
9Germany $22,714,798
10Turkey $21,162,532

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $344,519,639
2Ogdensburg, N.Y. $187,116,181
3Los Angeles $142,226,902
4Detroit $135,144,391
5San Diego $65,124,077
6Seattle $48,807,927
7Buffalo $37,504,978
8New York City $30,721,338
9El Paso $28,173,358
10Norfolk $21,560,036

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo fell 34.32 percent compared to last year to $426.43 million.
  • Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. fell 32.78 percent compared to last year to $259.88 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 9.93 percent compared to last year to $168.38 million.
  • Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. rose 50.4 percent compared to last year to $140.86 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 56.02 percent compared to last year to $137.3 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 $208.21 million, 23.37 percent, (35.74 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $148 million, 17.91 percent, (35.49 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China increased $15.07 million, 16.93 percent, (5.45 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 South Korea decreased $2.82 million, 2.76 percent, (5.2 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Japan increased $22.32 million, 38.27 percent, (4.22 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 86.1 percent of all these Aluminum plates, sheets, strip more than 0.2mm thi exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $1.65 billion of the $1.91 billion total.

All totaled, 59.28 percent of all these Aluminum plates, sheets, strip more than 0.2mm thi exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $1.13 billion of the $1.91 billion total