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

Exports: Copper bars, rods

Copper bars, rods, the No. 474 export by value totaled $21.51 million for the month of April, $93.14 million through April of 2020, and $297.06 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$33.45 M
2Mexico$29.17 M
3Germany$3.76 M
4United Kingdom$2.69 M
5China$2.54 M
6Bangladesh$1.85 M
7Japan$1.66 M
8France$1.46 M
9Brazil$1.4 M
10Switzerland$1.19 M
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January – March 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $71.63 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $11,683,216
2Port Laredo $9,674,494
3Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $5,732,787
4Pharr International Bridge in Texas $4,853,880
5Port of New York $4,816,576
6Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $4,754,663
7Port of Savannah, Ga. $3,086,781
8Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. $2,214,917
9John F. Kennedy International Airport $1,898,251
10El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $1,766,850

U.S. exports of Copper bars, rods decreased 9.09 percent through March to $71.63 million

U.S. exports of Copper bars, rods decreased 9.09 percent from $78.79 million to $71.63 million through the first three 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 474 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 474 for the last full year with a total value of $297.06 million, a $21.37 million, 6.71 percent decrease from the 2018 total.

Through March of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 China and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Pharr International Bridge in Texas and No. 5 Port of New York.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port of New York, No. 4 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

January – March 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $26,468,019
2Mexico $22,639,231
3Germany $2,930,981
4China $1,825,765
5United Kingdom $1,796,560
6Bangladesh $1,448,279
7Japan $1,379,107
8Brazil $1,099,457
9France $1,075,716
10Switzerland $930,789

January – March 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1LAREDO, TX $7,747,582
2DETROIT, MI $7,288,536
3NEW YORK CITY, NY $3,832,100
4BUFFALO, NY $2,352,960
5SAVANNAH, GA $2,157,342
6LOS ANGELES, CA $1,974,498
7CHICAGO, IL $1,514,054
8NOGALES, AZ $1,398,570
9CHARLESTON, SC $1,300,538
10PEMBINA, ND $825,958

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:

  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 83.33 percent compared to last year to $11.68 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 30.34 percent compared to last year to $9.67 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 48.74 percent compared to last year to $5.73 million.
  • Pharr International Bridge in Texas rose 271.98 percent compared to last year to $4.85 million.
  • Port of New York fell 28.69 percent compared to last year to $4.82 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 decreased $2.14 million, 7.48 percent, (36.95 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $775,507, 3.31 percent, (31.61 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Germany decreased $347,318, 10.59 percent, (4.09 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 China decreased $101,558, 5.27 percent, (2.55 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 United Kingdom decreased $357,356, 16.59 percent, (2.51 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 77.71 percent of all these Copper bars, rods exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $55.66 million of the $71.63 million total.

All totaled, 51.32 percent of all these Copper bars, rods exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $36.76 million of the $71.63 million total