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

Exports: Carbon electrodes, brushes, etc.

Carbon electrodes, brushes, etc., the No. 437 export by value totaled $25.36 million for the month of December, $390.35 million through December 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$73.58 M
2India$72.49 M
3Canada$63.26 M
4Hong Kong$19.04 M
5China$16.28 M
6Indonesia$15.9 M
7Germany$13.8 M
8Spain$12.41 M
9Brazil$11.05 M
10Argentina$10.2 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $390.35 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $100,082,122
2Port of Charleston $47,790,624
3Port Laredo $44,053,008
4Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $22,216,018
5Port of Long Beach $18,633,011
6Brownsville International Bridges $13,846,379
7Raymond Border Crossing, Mont. $11,282,089
8John F. Kennedy International Airport $11,190,736
9Chicago O’Hare International Airport $9,039,435
10Port of New Orleans $8,966,442

U.S. exports of Carbon electrodes, brushes, etc. increased 65.40 percent through December to $390.35 million

U.S. exports of Carbon electrodes, brushes, etc. increased 65.40 percent from $236.01 million to $390.35 million in 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 437 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 537 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 December 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $73,584,256
2India $72,486,956
3Canada $63,264,320
4Hong Kong $19,039,916
5China $16,283,613
6Indonesia $15,896,811
7Germany $13,795,676
8Spain $12,407,313
9Brazil $11,053,498
10Argentina $10,199,027

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1LOS ANGELES, CA $38,902,900
2LAREDO, TX $33,865,358
3NEW YORK CITY, NY $10,833,130
4BUFFALO, NY $9,760,484
5CHARLESTON, SC $9,615,682
6NEW ORLEANS, LA $4,800,582
7DETROIT, MI $4,121,386
8CHICAGO, IL $3,914,928
9SAVANNAH, GA $3,502,132
10MIAMI, FL $2,970,412

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles rose 68.52 percent compared to last year to $100.08 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 79.78 percent compared to last year to $47.79 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 35.17 percent compared to last year to $44.05 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 384.39 percent compared to last year to $22.22 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 100.38 percent compared to last year to $18.63 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 $27.4 million, 59.34 percent, (18.85 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 India increased $50.3 million, 226.69 percent, (18.57 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Canada increased $33.74 million, 114.27 percent, (16.21 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Hong Kong increased $3.54 million, 22.8 percent, (4.88 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 China increased $4.5 million, 38.21 percent, (4.17 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 62.68 percent of all these Carbon electrodes, brushes, etc. exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $244.66 million of the $390.35 million total.

All totaled, 59.63 percent of all these Carbon electrodes, brushes, etc. exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $232.77 million of the $390.35 million total