Current data is through December 2019.

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

Aluminum plates, sheets, strip more than 0.2mm thi, the No. 101 export by value totaled $207.98 million for the month of December, $3.14 billion in 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

RankCountry2019
1Canada$1.12 B
2Mexico$1.1 B
3China$168.16 M
4South Korea$159.43 M
5Japan$145.83 M
6France$51.92 M
7Germany$38.14 M
8Brazil$36.32 M
9Taiwan$35.59 M
10Turkey$33.87 M
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U.S. exports of Aluminum plates, sheets, strip more than 0.2mm thi decreased 16.24 percent through December 2019 to $3.14 billion

U.S. exports of Aluminum plates, sheets, strip more than 0.2mm thi decreased 16.24 percent from $3.75 billion to $3.14 billion in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 101 in 2019 among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 85 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 December of 2019 the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, 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 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif..

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 – December 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $1,120,567,204
2Mexico $1,102,584,611
3China $168,159,779
4South Korea $159,433,536
5Japan $145,828,435
6France $51,917,488
7Germany $38,142,614
8Brazil $36,317,388
9Taiwan $35,586,056
10Turkey $33,868,262

January – December 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 of 2019 were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo fell 33.98 percent compared to last year to $675.67 million.
  • Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. fell 24.48 percent compared to last year to $446.66 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 7.02 percent compared to last year to $288.12 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 32.35 percent compared to last year to $248.89 million.
  • Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. rose 27.79 percent compared to last year to $239.93 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 Canada decreased $206.85 million, 15.58 percent, (35.71 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $360.15 million, 24.62 percent, (35.14 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China increased $20.61 million, 13.97 percent, (5.36 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 South Korea decreased $14.46 million, 8.32 percent, (5.08 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Japan increased $25.5 million, 21.2 percent, (4.65 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 85.93 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 in 2019. That is equal to $2.7 billion of the $3.14 billion total.

All totaled, 60.53 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 in 2019. That is equal to $1.9 billion of the $3.14 billion total