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

Exports: Cobalt articles, including scrap

Cobalt articles, including scrap, the No. 491 export by value totaled $22.65 million for the month of July, $170.66 million through July 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$27.85 M
2France$18.49 M
3Germany$18.09 M
4China$17.68 M
5Canada$17.65 M
6United Kingdom$11.53 M
7South Korea$6.62 M
8Belgium$6.24 M
9Japan$5.66 M
10Singapore$3.95 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $170.66 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of New York $21,433,237
2Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $21,067,641
3Chicago O’Hare International Airport $14,624,259
4John F. Kennedy International Airport $12,869,885
5Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $12,669,097
6Port of Charleston $7,195,095
7Port of Chester, Penn. $7,115,163
8Port of New Orleans $6,816,521
9Port of Los Angeles $5,911,602
10Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $4,538,567

U.S. exports of Cobalt articles, including scrap decreased 4.86 percent through July to $170.66 million

U.S. exports of Cobalt articles, including scrap decreased 4.86 percent from $179.37 million to $170.66 million through the first seven 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 491 through July among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 491 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 July of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Ireland, No. 2 France, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 China 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 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 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 4 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY and No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Ireland $27,847,855
2France $18,489,517
3Germany $18,089,578
4China $17,679,706
5Canada $17,647,286
6United Kingdom $11,527,811
7South Korea $6,620,196
8Belgium $6,242,800
9Japan $5,658,017
10Singapore $3,945,665

January – July 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 seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of New York fell 15.63 percent compared to last year to $21.43 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 12.9 percent compared to last year to $21.07 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 15.64 percent compared to last year to $14.62 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 29.4 percent compared to last year to $12.87 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 19.63 percent compared to last year to $12.67 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 $3.85 million, 16.05 percent, (16.32 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 France increased $2.38 million, 14.78 percent, (10.83 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Germany increased $3.75 million, 26.18 percent, (10.6 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 China increased $6.22 million, 54.23 percent, (10.36 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Canada decreased $8.93 million, 33.6 percent, (10.34 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 58.45 percent of all these Cobalt articles, including scrap exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $99.75 million of the $170.66 million total.

All totaled, 48.44 percent of all these Cobalt articles, including scrap exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $82.66 million of the $170.66 million total