Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through May 2020.

Exports: Chromium ores and concentrates

Chromium ores and concentrates, the No. 1096 export by value totaled $354,947 for the month of May, $2.35 million through May of 2020, and $12.67 million for all of 2019, 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$1.42 M
2Mexico$932,968
3The Netherlands$0
4Brazil$0
5Germany$0
6United Kingdom$0
7Spain$0
8Belgium$0
9South Africa$0
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U.S. exports of Chromium ores and concentrates decreased 69.08 percent through May to $2.35 million

U.S. exports of Chromium ores and concentrates decreased 69.08 percent from $7.6 million to $2.35 million through the first five months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 1096 through May among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1004 for the last full year with a total value of $12.67 million, a $1.18 million, 8.52 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through May of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 The Netherlands, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 Russia. 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 Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. and No. 5 Port Laredo.

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Sweden, No. 4 Malaysia and No. 5 United Kingdom. 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 Port Laredo.

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Brownsville International Bridges fell 84.48 percent compared to last year to $755,013.
  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. fell 58.63 percent compared to last year to $604,106.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 41.85 percent compared to last year to $540,841.
  • Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. rose 1240.71 percent compared to last year to $260,030.
  • Port Laredo rose 228.24 percent compared to last year to $121,780.

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 from No. 1 Mexico increased $773,937, 12.15 percent, (303.9 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 2 Canada decreased $1.68 million, 23.77 percent, (228.7 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 3 The Netherlands increased $107,625, 0 percent, (4.58 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 4 United Kingdom decreased $34,851, 58.09 percent, (1.07 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 5 Russia increased $15,728, 0 percent, (0.67 percent market share).

All totaled, 100 percent of all these Chromium ores and concentrates exports from the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $12.67 million of the $12.67 million total.

All totaled, 97.06 percent of all these Chromium ores and concentrates exports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $2.28 million of the $2.35 million total