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

Exports: Aluminum, unwrought

Aluminum, unwrought, the No. 228 export by value totaled $85.09 million for the month of July, $654.51 million through July of 2019, and $1.51 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$451.98 M
2Canada$157.6 M
3France$16.76 M
4Taiwan$3.88 M
5Germany$3.52 M
6Japan$3.47 M
7Brazil$3.02 M
8United Kingdom$2.62 M
9China$2.06 M
10Singapore$1.69 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $654.51 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $215,623,357
2El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $123,024,534
3Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $50,909,831
4Pharr International Bridge in Texas $39,517,710
5Sumas, Border Crossing, Wash. $29,084,772
6Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $28,024,931
7Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $24,343,182
8Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $23,139,861
9Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $22,542,622
10Port of Los Angeles $19,807,960

U.S. exports of Aluminum, unwrought decreased 27.29 percent through July to $654.51 million

U.S. exports of Aluminum, unwrought decreased 27.29 percent from $900.14 million to $654.51 million 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 228 through July among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 180 for the last full year with a total value of $1.51 billion, a $347.52 million, 29.96 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through July of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 France, No. 4 Taiwan and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 3 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif., No. 4 Pharr International Bridge in Texas and No. 5 Sumas, Border Crossing, Wash..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 France, No. 4 Taiwan and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif., No. 3 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 4 Pharr International Bridge in Texas and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $451,978,855
2Canada $157,595,709
3France $16,761,074
4Taiwan $3,877,961
5Germany $3,519,903
6Japan $3,469,307
7Brazil $3,024,093
8United Kingdom $2,621,085
9China $2,057,109
10Singapore $1,692,439

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $196,579,276
2San Diego $63,281,887
3El Paso $54,468,597
4Detroit $37,443,132
5Seattle $33,892,605
6Buffalo $21,458,397
7Los Angeles $17,922,092
8Ogdensburg, N.Y. $12,146,142
9Great Falls, Mont. $4,413,417
10Atlanta/Savannah $4,155,755

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 21.38 percent compared to last year to $215.62 million.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas rose 39.6 percent compared to last year to $123.02 million.
  • Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. fell 58.07 percent compared to last year to $50.91 million.
  • Pharr International Bridge in Texas fell 25.17 percent compared to last year to $39.52 million.
  • Sumas, Border Crossing, Wash. fell 10.42 percent compared to last year to $29.08 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 $147.59 million, 24.62 percent, (69.06 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $80.15 million, 33.71 percent, (24.08 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 France decreased $183,687, 1.08 percent, (2.56 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Taiwan decreased $5.99 million, 60.69 percent, (0.59 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Germany decreased $709,645, 16.78 percent, (0.54 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 96.83 percent of all these Aluminum, unwrought exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $633.73 million of the $654.51 million total.

All totaled, 70 percent of all these Aluminum, unwrought exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $458.16 million of the $654.51 million total