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

Exports: Cobalt articles, including scrap

Cobalt articles, including scrap, the No. 486 export by value totaled $27.8 million for the month of December, $316.85 million through December 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
1Canada$42.23 M
2Ireland$41.86 M
3France$29.38 M
4United Kingdom$24.95 M
5Germany$24.84 M
6China$23.97 M
7Belgium$17.85 M
8The Netherlands$15.81 M
9Japan$14.43 M
10Brazil$9.45 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $316.85 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of New York $45,882,380
2Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $30,858,929
3Chicago O’Hare International Airport $21,193,739
4Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $20,655,919
5Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $20,259,619
6John F. Kennedy International Airport $18,851,577
7Port of Baltimore, Md. $17,464,914
8Port of Long Beach $16,674,672
9Port of Charleston $12,324,995
10Port of Chester, Penn. $10,212,837

U.S. exports of Cobalt articles, including scrap increased 41.88 percent through December to $316.85 million

U.S. exports of Cobalt articles, including scrap increased 41.88 percent from $223.32 million to $316.85 million in 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 486 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 552 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 December of this 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..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Ireland, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 United Kingdom 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $42,229,758
2Ireland $41,857,098
3France $29,384,056
4United Kingdom $24,950,361
5Germany $24,835,429
6China $23,970,387
7Belgium $17,845,072
8The Netherlands $15,813,504
9Japan $14,425,680
10Brazil $9,447,546

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1NEW YORK CITY, NY $32,360,346
2DETROIT, MI $28,672,232
3BUFFALO, NY $11,739,238
4LOS ANGELES, CA $10,452,530
5CHICAGO, IL $10,342,468
6PHILADELPHIA, PA $8,566,318
7MIAMI, FL $4,699,302
8CHARLESTON, SC $4,375,916
9NORFOLK, VA $4,097,968
10SAN FRANCISCO, CA $3,311,202

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of New York rose 49.15 percent compared to last year to $45.88 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 23.16 percent compared to last year to $30.86 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 30.9 percent compared to last year to $21.19 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 32.12 percent compared to last year to $20.66 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 34.11 percent compared to last year to $20.26 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 Canada increased $13.27 million, 45.84 percent, (13.33 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Ireland increased $8.93 million, 27.1 percent, (13.21 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 France increased $10.21 million, 53.23 percent, (9.27 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 United Kingdom increased $5.58 million, 28.79 percent, (7.87 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Germany increased $7.38 million, 42.31 percent, (7.84 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 51.52 percent of all these Cobalt articles, including scrap exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $163.26 million of the $316.85 million total.

All totaled, 43.82 percent of all these Cobalt articles, including scrap exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $138.85 million of the $316.85 million total