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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through October 2018.

Exports: Carbon electrodes, brushes, etc.

Carbon electrodes, brushes, etc., the No. 433 export by value totaled $36.47 million for the month of October, $330.52 million through October of 2018, and $236.01 million for all of 2017, 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$65 M
2India$63.94 M
3Canada$51.67 M
4Hong Kong$15.91 M
5China$13.18 M
6Germany$12.72 M
7Indonesia$11.72 M
8Brazil$10.01 M
9Spain$9.51 M
10Argentina$9.35 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $330.52 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $82,904,775
2Port of Charleston $41,496,471
3Port Laredo $39,169,300
4Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $17,774,947
5Port of Long Beach $15,988,405
6Brownsville International Bridges $12,596,514
7Raymond Border Crossing, Mont. $9,525,786
8John F. Kennedy International Airport $8,609,879
9Port of New Orleans $7,482,159
10Chicago O’Hare International Airport $7,423,197

U.S. exports of Carbon electrodes, brushes, etc. increased 79.14 percent through October to $330.52 million

U.S. exports of Carbon electrodes, brushes, etc. increased 79.14 percent from $184.5 million to $330.52 million through the first 10 months of 2018 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 433 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 549 for the last full year with a total value of $236.01 million, a $22.44 million, 10.51 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 India, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Hong Kong and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Charleston, No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Indonesia, No. 4 India and No. 5 Hong Kong. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of Charleston, No. 4 Port of New Orleans and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $65,004,369
2India $63,938,701
3Canada $51,667,379
4Hong Kong $15,907,318
5China $13,183,916
6Germany $12,719,116
7Indonesia $11,718,525
8Brazil $10,005,725
9Spain $9,506,211
10Argentina $9,346,086

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $15,038,311
2Los Angeles $11,249,810
3Buffalo $3,058,688
4New York City $3,048,909
5New Orleans $1,955,403
6Atlanta/Savannah $1,547,552
7Detroit $1,248,241
8Chicago $1,070,142
9Cleveland $993,667
10Miami $939,435

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles rose 80.91 percent compared to last year to $82.9 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 76.53 percent compared to last year to $41.5 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 99.23 percent compared to last year to $39.17 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 419.41 percent compared to last year to $17.77 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 102 percent compared to last year to $15.99 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 increased $33.86 million, 108.69 percent, (19.67 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 India increased $50.27 million, 367.9 percent, (19.35 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Canada increased $26.83 million, 107.99 percent, (15.63 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Hong Kong increased $4.19 million, 35.75 percent, (4.81 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 China increased $4.27 million, 47.84 percent, (3.99 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 63.45 percent of all these Carbon electrodes, brushes, etc. exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $209.7 million of the $330.52 million total.

All totaled, 59.7 percent of all these Carbon electrodes, brushes, etc. exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $197.33 million of the $330.52 million total