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

Exports: Chromium ores and concentrates

Chromium ores and concentrates, the No. 1049 export by value totaled $1.5 million for the month of October, $11.92 million through October of 2018, and $11.8 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$5.79 M
2Canada$5.77 M
3Sweden$157,000
4Malaysia$111,400
5United Kingdom$48,291
6Italy$23,206
7Dominican Republic$14,471
8China$6,500
9The Netherlands$0
10South Africa$0
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $11.92 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Brownsville International Bridges $5,246,656
2Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $3,316,450
3Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $1,878,929
4Port Laredo $248,083
5Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $232,855
6Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif. $183,974
7Port of Baltimore, Md. $157,000
8Port of Ogdensburg, N.Y. $146,442
9Port Miami $125,871
10El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $104,732

U.S. exports of Chromium ores and concentrates increased 19.04 percent through October to $11.92 million

U.S. exports of Chromium ores and concentrates increased 19.04 percent from $10.02 million to $11.92 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 1049 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1066 for the last full year with a total value of $11.8 million, a $6.76 million, 134.13 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Sweden, No. 4 Malaysia and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Brownsville International Bridges, No. 2 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 3 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y., No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 China, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 Philippines. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish, No. 2 Brownsville International Bridges, No. 3 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 4 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. and No. 5 Port Laredo.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $5,793,045
2Canada $5,768,531
3Sweden $157,000
4Malaysia $111,400
5United Kingdom $48,291
6Italy $23,206
7Dominican Republic $14,471
8China $6,500
9Philippines $0
10Ireland $0

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $972,435
2Ogdensburg, N.Y. $256,578
3Buffalo $211,052
4Miami $111,400
5El Paso $72,394
6San Diego $39,096
7Philadelphia $10,243
8Low Value Shipments $3,489

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:

  • Brownsville International Bridges rose 158.66 percent compared to last year to $5.25 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 73.88 percent compared to last year to $3.32 million.
  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. rose 59.84 percent compared to last year to $1.88 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 72.36 percent compared to last year to $248,083.
  • Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. fell 14.44 percent compared to last year to $232,855.

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 $2.72 million, 88.42 percent, (48.59 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada increased $2.12 million, 57.94 percent, (48.38 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Sweden increased $157,000, 0 percent, (1.32 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Malaysia increased $111,400, 0 percent, (0.93 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 United Kingdom decreased $116,263, 70.65 percent, (0.41 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 99.63 percent of all these Chromium ores and concentrates exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $11.88 million of the $11.92 million total.

All totaled, 91.62 percent of all these Chromium ores and concentrates exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $10.92 million of the $11.92 million total