Current data is through December 2019.

Exports: Carbon electrodes, brushes, etc.

Carbon electrodes, brushes, etc., the No. 451 export by value totaled $30.27 million for the month of December, $345.9 million in 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

RankCountry2019
1Canada$76.68 M
2Mexico$61.76 M
3India$48.73 M
4Hong Kong$17.06 M
5Belgium$16.27 M
6Germany$13.9 M
7China$12.95 M
8Indonesia$9.99 M
9Argentina$9.15 M
10South Korea$8.51 M
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U.S. exports of Carbon electrodes, brushes, etc. decreased 11.39 percent through December 2019 to $345.9 million

U.S. exports of Carbon electrodes, brushes, etc. decreased 11.39 percent from $390.35 million to $345.9 million in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 451 in 2019 among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 437 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 December of 2019 the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 India, No. 4 Hong Kong and No. 5 Belgium. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Long Beach, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY and No. 5 Port of Charleston.

In the last previous full 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.

January – December 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $76,682,527
2Mexico $61,762,961
3India $48,725,189
4Hong Kong $17,060,574
5Belgium $16,272,078
6Germany $13,901,118
7China $12,952,062
8Indonesia $9,988,102
9Argentina $9,150,209
10South Korea $8,506,191

January – December 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 of 2019 were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Long Beach rose 189.98 percent compared to last year to $54.03 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 4.43 percent compared to last year to $42.1 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 64.96 percent compared to last year to $35.07 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 43.59 percent compared to last year to $31.9 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 37.52 percent compared to last year to $29.86 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 $13.42 million, 21.21 percent, (22.17 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $11.82 million, 16.06 percent, (17.86 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 India decreased $23.76 million, 32.78 percent, (14.09 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Hong Kong decreased $1.98 million, 10.4 percent, (4.93 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Belgium increased $10.81 million, 197.98 percent, (4.7 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 63.75 percent of all these Carbon electrodes, brushes, etc. exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets in 2019. That is equal to $220.5 million of the $345.9 million total.

All totaled, 55.78 percent of all these Carbon electrodes, brushes, etc. exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports in 2019. That is equal to $192.96 million of the $345.9 million total