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

Exports: Chromium ores and concentrates

Chromium ores and concentrates, the No. 945 export by value totaled $915,474 for the month of February, $4.4 million through February of 2019, and $13.85 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
1Mexico$3.56 M
2Canada$840,995
3Brazil$0
4Belgium$0
5Spain$0
6South Africa$0
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U.S. exports of Chromium ores and concentrates increased 162.23 percent through February to $4.4 million

U.S. exports of Chromium ores and concentrates increased 162.23 percent from $1.68 million to $4.4 million through the first two 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 945 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1064 for the last full year with a total value of $13.85 million, a $2.05 million, 17.41 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through February of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Vietnam, No. 4 China and No. 5 Malaysia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Brownsville International Bridges, No. 2 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y., No. 3 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 4 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas and No. 5 Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Malaysia, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 Vietnam. 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..

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $3,555,704
2Canada $840,995
3Vietnam $0
4China $0
5Malaysia $0
6Italy $0
7Dominican Republic $0
8United Kingdom $0
9Sweden $0

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $1,496,925
2Buffalo $1,088,952
3Ogdensburg, N.Y. $638,445
4Miami $111,400
5El Paso $104,732
6San Diego $59,574
7Los Angeles $28,120
8Cleveland $25,045
9Detroit $24,889
10Philadelphia $21,949

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Brownsville International Bridges rose 270.16 percent compared to last year to $3.43 million.
  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. rose 332.47 percent compared to last year to $523,040.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 48.1 percent compared to last year to $312,574.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas rose 34.01 percent compared to last year to $97,014.
  • Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif. fell 47.62 percent compared to last year to $20,478.

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 $2.47 million, 228.04 percent, (80.87 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada increased $369,876, 78.51 percent, (19.13 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Malaysia decreased $111,400, 100 percent, (0 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 United Kingdom decreased $10,243, 100 percent, (0 percent market share).

All totaled, 100 percent of all these Chromium ores and concentrates exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $4.4 million of the $4.4 million total.

All totaled, 99.58 percent of all these Chromium ores and concentrates exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $4.38 million of the $4.4 million total