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

Exports: Carbides

Carbides, the No. 706 export by value totaled $8.49 million for the month of February, $16.93 million through February 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$6.55 M
2Germany$3.27 M
3Austria$1.36 M
4Japan$1.26 M
5South Korea$748,138
6Mexico$705,376
7United Kingdom$334,928
8Australia$334,438
9China$304,880
10Hong Kong$200,373
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $16.93 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of New York $2,730,084
2Chicago O’Hare International Airport $2,336,058
3Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $2,062,090
4Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $1,925,974
5Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $906,498
6Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $787,638
7Los Angeles International Airport $586,732
8Port of Long Beach $545,799
9Port of Newark $544,570
10Port Laredo $540,599

U.S. exports of Carbides decreased 18.63 percent through February to $16.93 million

U.S. exports of Carbides decreased 18.63 percent from $20.8 million to $16.93 million through the first two 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 706 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 667 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 February of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Austria, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of New York, No. 2 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 3 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y..

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 Taiwan. 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 – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $6,549,482
2Germany $3,270,065
3Austria $1,356,352
4Japan $1,262,985
5South Korea $748,138
6Mexico $705,376
7United Kingdom $334,928
8Australia $334,438
9China $304,880
10Hong Kong $200,373

January – February 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 two months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of New York fell 12.72 percent compared to last year to $2.73 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 10.19 percent compared to last year to $2.34 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 11.88 percent compared to last year to $2.06 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 36.08 percent compared to last year to $1.93 million.
  • Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. rose 107.06 percent compared to last year to $906,498.

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 $105,138, 1.58 percent, (38.69 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Germany increased $29,714, 0.92 percent, (19.32 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Austria decreased $1.06 million, 43.95 percent, (8.01 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Japan decreased $385,933, 23.41 percent, (7.46 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 South Korea increased $617,950, 474.66 percent, (4.42 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 77.9 percent of all these Carbides exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $13.19 million of the $16.93 million total.

All totaled, 58.84 percent of all these Carbides exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $9.96 million of the $16.93 million total