Current data is through December 2019.

Exports: Ash and residues, with metal content

Ash and residues, with metal content, the No. 578 export by value totaled $14.72 million for the month of December, $206.45 million in 2019, and $177.49 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

RankCountry2019
1Canada$101.5 M
2Taiwan$15 M
3India$14.57 M
4Japan$12.64 M
5Belgium$11.14 M
6Mexico$8.48 M
7Hong Kong$7.4 M
8The Netherlands$5.15 M
9South Korea$4.74 M
10Slovakia$4.43 M
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U.S. exports of Ash and residues, with metal content increased 16.32 percent through December 2019 to $206.45 million

U.S. exports of Ash and residues, with metal content increased 16.32 percent from $177.49 million to $206.45 million in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 578 in 2019 among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 619 for the last full year with a total value of $177.49 million, a $33.88 million, 23.59 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through December of 2019 the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Taiwan, No. 3 India, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Belgium. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 3 Port of New York, No. 4 Port of Oakland, Calif. and No. 5 Port of Houston.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 India, No. 4 Belgium and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Port of New York, No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 Port of Oakland, Calif. and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

January – December 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $101,501,129
2Taiwan $14,995,566
3India $14,569,347
4Japan $12,637,244
5Belgium $11,141,987
6Mexico $8,483,502
7Hong Kong $7,399,777
8The Netherlands $5,153,096
9South Korea $4,736,400
10Slovakia $4,432,632

January – December 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $16,768,793
2New York City $8,104,466
3Los Angeles $5,581,684
4Houston $5,063,202
5San Francisco $4,137,917
6Buffalo $4,009,131
7Norfolk $2,865,565
8Atlanta/Savannah $2,422,424
9Laredo $2,404,390
10Seattle $1,811,061

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five of 2019 were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 74.26 percent compared to last year to $42.74 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 107.17 percent compared to last year to $23.86 million.
  • Port of New York fell 1.59 percent compared to last year to $18.98 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 1.27 percent compared to last year to $14.05 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 9.86 percent compared to last year to $12.87 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 increased $30.17 million, 42.3 percent, (49.17 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Taiwan increased $10.48 million, 232.42 percent, (7.26 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 India decreased $2.99 million, 17.05 percent, (7.06 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Japan decreased $7.48 million, 37.17 percent, (6.12 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Belgium increased $1.96 million, 21.37 percent, (5.4 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 75 percent of all these Ash and residues, with metal content exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets in 2019. That is equal to $154.85 million of the $206.45 million total.

All totaled, 54.5 percent of all these Ash and residues, with metal content exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports in 2019. That is equal to $112.51 million of the $206.45 million total