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

Exports: Cobalt articles, including scrap

Cobalt articles, including scrap, the No. 476 export by value totaled $28.17 million for the month of March, $77.86 million through March of 2019, and $316.85 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
1Ireland$13.92 M
2Germany$10.52 M
3China$8.28 M
4France$7.26 M
5Canada$6.89 M
6United Kingdom$4.32 M
7South Korea$3.19 M
8Belgium$3.02 M
9Japan$2.82 M
10Italy$1.88 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $77.86 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of New York $10,579,378
2Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $8,900,688
3Chicago O’Hare International Airport $6,191,048
4John F. Kennedy International Airport $5,731,940
5Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $5,373,752
6Port of New Orleans $3,960,207
7Port of Chester, Penn. $3,522,623
8Port of Charleston $3,169,533
9Port of Los Angeles $3,000,972
10Port of Savannah, Ga. $2,643,635

U.S. exports of Cobalt articles, including scrap increased 11.14 percent through March to $77.86 million

U.S. exports of Cobalt articles, including scrap increased 11.14 percent from $70.05 million to $77.86 million through the first three 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 476 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 499 for the last full year with a total value of $316.85 million, a $93.53 million, 41.88 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Ireland, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 China, No. 4 France and No. 5 Canada. 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 John F. Kennedy International Airport and No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Ireland, No. 3 France, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 United Kingdom. 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 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Ireland $13,922,695
2Germany $10,521,869
3China $8,279,240
4France $7,263,755
5Canada $6,894,326
6United Kingdom $4,317,576
7South Korea $3,189,366
8Belgium $3,021,184
9Japan $2,819,772
10Italy $1,877,848

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $20,558,848
2Detroit $18,182,948
3Los Angeles $7,459,129
4Chicago $6,505,593
5Buffalo $6,102,693
6Philadelphia $5,421,056
7Norfolk $5,089,713
8Baltimore $4,391,353
9Charleston $3,693,923
10Pembina, N.D. $3,225,541

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of New York rose 1.16 percent compared to last year to $10.58 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 12.95 percent compared to last year to $8.9 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 10.86 percent compared to last year to $6.19 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 24.84 percent compared to last year to $5.73 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 19.56 percent compared to last year to $5.37 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 $4.43 million, 46.74 percent, (17.88 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Germany increased $4.44 million, 72.9 percent, (13.51 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China increased $4.19 million, 102.45 percent, (10.63 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 France increased $66,506, 0.92 percent, (9.33 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Canada decreased $7.18 million, 51.03 percent, (8.85 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 60.21 percent of all these Cobalt articles, including scrap exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $46.88 million of the $77.86 million total.

All totaled, 47.23 percent of all these Cobalt articles, including scrap exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $36.78 million of the $77.86 million total