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

Exports: Cobalt articles, including scrap

Cobalt articles, including scrap, the No. 488 export by value totaled $23.99 million for the month of October, $258.51 million through October of 2018, and $223.32 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
1Ireland$35.75 M
2Canada$33.5 M
3France$23.14 M
4United Kingdom$21.71 M
5Germany$21.13 M
6China$17.6 M
7Belgium$15.38 M
8The Netherlands$13.04 M
9Japan$11.94 M
10Brazil$8.17 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $258.51 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of New York $40,191,754
2Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $25,916,505
3Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $19,398,993
4Chicago O’Hare International Airport $18,176,798
5John F. Kennedy International Airport $15,834,978
6Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $15,348,994
7Port of Long Beach $14,354,031
8Port of Baltimore, Md. $13,789,797
9Port of Charleston $9,202,590
10Port of Chester, Penn. $8,510,454

U.S. exports of Cobalt articles, including scrap increased 43.96 percent through October to $258.51 million

U.S. exports of Cobalt articles, including scrap increased 43.96 percent from $179.57 million to $258.51 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 488 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 556 for the last full year with a total value of $223.32 million, a $44.92 million, 25.18 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Ireland, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 France, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of New York, No. 2 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 4 Chicago O’Hare International Airport and No. 5 John F. Kennedy International Airport.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Ireland, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 China and No. 5 France. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of New York, No. 2 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 4 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY and No. 5 John F. Kennedy International Airport.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Ireland $35,752,216
2Canada $33,500,214
3France $23,144,707
4United Kingdom $21,710,963
5Germany $21,127,022
6China $17,599,866
7Belgium $15,377,367
8The Netherlands $13,037,087
9Japan $11,943,369
10Brazil $8,171,532

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $10,385,921
2Detroit $8,083,490
3Buffalo $4,845,767
4Chicago $3,488,652
5Los Angeles $3,341,975
6Philadelphia $2,981,154
7Miami $1,405,819
8Cleveland $918,157
9Seattle $860,590
10San Francisco $760,841

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:

  • Port of New York rose 58.33 percent compared to last year to $40.19 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 32.65 percent compared to last year to $25.92 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 93.08 percent compared to last year to $19.4 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 32.72 percent compared to last year to $18.18 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 30.77 percent compared to last year to $15.83 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 Ireland increased $9.26 million, 34.97 percent, (13.83 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada increased $12.77 million, 61.58 percent, (12.96 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 France increased $8.47 million, 57.76 percent, (8.95 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 United Kingdom increased $5.26 million, 31.98 percent, (8.4 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Germany increased $7.21 million, 51.76 percent, (8.17 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 52.31 percent of all these Cobalt articles, including scrap exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $135.24 million of the $258.51 million total.

All totaled, 46.23 percent of all these Cobalt articles, including scrap exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $119.52 million of the $258.51 million total