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

Exports: Carbides

Carbides, the No. 737 export by value totaled $6.31 million for the month of August, $66.88 million through August of 2019, and $120.1 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

RankCountryYTD
1Canada$25.86 M
2Germany$9.59 M
3Japan$6.65 M
4Mexico$4.68 M
5Austria$2.77 M
6The Netherlands$2.45 M
7China$2.21 M
8United Kingdom$1.49 M
9South Korea$1.41 M
10Czech Republic$919,300
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $66.88 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of New York $10,244,369
2Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $8,013,096
3Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $6,160,477
4Chicago O’Hare International Airport $5,827,607
5Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $4,685,614
6Port Laredo $3,588,958
7Port of Long Beach $3,059,693
8Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $2,684,303
9Los Angeles International Airport $2,440,797
10Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $2,020,031

U.S. exports of Carbides decreased 17.14 percent through August to $66.88 million

U.S. exports of Carbides decreased 17.14 percent from $80.7 million to $66.88 million through the first eight 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 737 through August among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 704 for the last full year with a total value of $120.1 million, a $13.7 million, 12.88 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Austria. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of New York, No. 2 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 4 Chicago O’Hare International Airport and No. 5 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Austria, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Mexico. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of New York, No. 2 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY and No. 5 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash..

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $25,859,493
2Germany $9,592,122
3Japan $6,652,208
4Mexico $4,681,572
5Austria $2,765,887
6The Netherlands $2,445,411
7China $2,214,563
8United Kingdom $1,488,767
9South Korea $1,409,444
10Czech Republic $919,300

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $9,666,269
2Detroit $5,339,828
3Chicago $4,352,093
4Seattle $3,713,101
5Buffalo $3,120,797
6Los Angeles $2,988,220
7Atlanta/Savannah $2,031,214
8Pembina, N.D. $1,792,991
9Laredo $1,448,613
10Cleveland $779,612

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of New York fell 20.62 percent compared to last year to $10.24 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 1.5 percent compared to last year to $8.01 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 20.41 percent compared to last year to $6.16 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 30.71 percent compared to last year to $5.83 million.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. fell 13.22 percent compared to last year to $4.69 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 $503,397, 1.99 percent, (38.67 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Germany decreased $422,651, 4.22 percent, (14.34 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Japan decreased $88,432, 1.31 percent, (9.95 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Mexico decreased $585,541, 11.12 percent, (7 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Austria decreased $6.09 million, 68.75 percent, (4.14 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 74.1 percent of all these Carbides exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $49.55 million of the $66.88 million total.

All totaled, 52.23 percent of all these Carbides exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $34.93 million of the $66.88 million total