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

Exports: Carbon electrodes, brushes, etc.

Carbon electrodes, brushes, etc., the No. 435 export by value totaled $37.6 million for the month of March, $93.08 million through March of 2019, and $390.35 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$22.17 M
2Mexico$15.44 M
3India$10.24 M
4Hong Kong$5.06 M
5Germany$4.95 M
6Argentina$4.59 M
7China$4.16 M
8Belgium$4.01 M
9Spain$3.17 M
10France$2.79 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $93.08 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $17,308,428
2Port of Charleston $11,999,594
3Port Laredo $9,695,052
4Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $9,021,126
5Port of Long Beach $4,264,821
6John F. Kennedy International Airport $3,259,379
7Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $3,207,480
8Port of Savannah, Ga. $2,611,779
9Port of New Orleans $2,466,575
10Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $2,410,050

U.S. exports of Carbon electrodes, brushes, etc. decreased 11.65 percent through March to $93.08 million

U.S. exports of Carbon electrodes, brushes, etc. decreased 11.65 percent from $105.36 million to $93.08 million through the first three 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 435 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 411 for the last full year with a total value of $390.35 million, a $154.34 million, 65.40 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 India, No. 4 Hong Kong and No. 5 Germany. 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 India, No. 2 Mexico, 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.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $22,166,569
2Mexico $15,438,079
3India $10,240,748
4Hong Kong $5,056,413
5Germany $4,946,177
6Argentina $4,588,945
7China $4,159,829
8Belgium $4,013,291
9Spain $3,173,810
10France $2,794,966

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $32,525,835
2Laredo $21,624,728
3New York City $7,782,238
4Buffalo $7,499,759
5Charleston $7,147,782
6New Orleans $3,439,686
7Detroit $3,243,303
8Chicago $2,686,380
9Miami $2,359,446
10Atlanta/Savannah $2,253,906

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles fell 59.64 percent compared to last year to $17.31 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 271.2 percent compared to last year to $12 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 29.68 percent compared to last year to $9.7 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 135.38 percent compared to last year to $9.02 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 12.09 percent compared to last year to $4.26 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 $9.61 million, 76.57 percent, (23.81 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $7.5 million, 32.7 percent, (16.59 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 India decreased $25.77 million, 71.56 percent, (11 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Hong Kong decreased $1.93 million, 27.62 percent, (5.43 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Germany increased $2.91 million, 142.4 percent, (5.31 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 62.15 percent of all these Carbon electrodes, brushes, etc. exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $57.85 million of the $93.08 million total.

All totaled, 56.18 percent of all these Carbon electrodes, brushes, etc. exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $52.29 million of the $93.08 million total