Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through May 2020.

Exports: Carbides

Carbides, the No. 788 export by value totaled $4.06 million for the month of May, $25.76 million through May of 2020, and $88.08 million for all of 2019, 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$10.9 M
2Germany$2.78 M
3Japan$2.28 M
4Mexico$1.41 M
5The Netherlands$1.27 M
6China$928,271
7Austria$907,699
8United Kingdom$752,842
9South Korea$647,020
10Australia$522,731
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U.S. exports of Carbides decreased 43.85 percent through May to $25.76 million

U.S. exports of Carbides decreased 43.85 percent from $45.87 million to $25.76 million through the first five months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 788 through May among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 716 for the last full year with a total value of $88.08 million, a $32.02 million, 26.66 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through May of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 The Netherlands. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Port of New York, No. 3 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 Los Angeles International Airport.

In the last previous full year, the leading sources 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 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 4 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. and No. 5 Port Laredo.

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 16.06 percent compared to last year to $4.49 million.
  • Port of New York fell 40.89 percent compared to last year to $4.27 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 26.43 percent compared to last year to $3.35 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 252.37 percent compared to last year to $2.11 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport fell 34.5 percent compared to last year to $1.03 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 from No. 1 Canada decreased $3.9 million, 10.1 percent, (134.59 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 2 Germany decreased $3.35 million, 21.96 percent, (46.28 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 3 Japan decreased $747,341, 7.88 percent, (33.93 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 4 Mexico decreased $974,337, 13.95 percent, (23.33 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 5 The Netherlands decreased $770,158, 17.98 percent, (13.64 percent market share).

All totaled, 73.63 percent of all these Carbides exports from the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $64.85 million of the $88.08 million total.

All totaled, 59.19 percent of all these Carbides exports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $15.25 million of the $25.76 million total