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

Exports: Copper bars, rods

Copper bars, rods, the No. 475 export by value totaled $24.73 million for the month of July, $183.44 million through July of 2019, and $318.44 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
1Canada$66.44 M
2Mexico$55.04 M
3Germany$6.25 M
4China$5.4 M
5United Kingdom$5.31 M
6Japan$4.35 M
7Switzerland$3.97 M
8Taiwan$3.51 M
9India$2.98 M
10Brazil$2.55 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $183.44 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $33,326,064
2Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $27,897,855
3Port of New York $16,324,191
4Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $14,884,835
5Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $13,254,635
6Port of Los Angeles $6,808,800
7Port of Savannah, Ga. $6,514,797
8Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. $4,890,776
9John F. Kennedy International Airport $4,303,182
10Port of Virginia $4,173,686

U.S. exports of Copper bars, rods decreased 3.66 percent through July to $183.44 million

U.S. exports of Copper bars, rods decreased 3.66 percent from $190.4 million to $183.44 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 475 through July among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 473 for the last full year with a total value of $318.44 million, a $3.86 million, 1.23 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through July 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 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.

In the last previous full 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 Port Laredo, No. 2 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY and No. 5 Port of New York.

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $66,437,269
2Mexico $55,043,359
3Germany $6,253,358
4China $5,397,712
5United Kingdom $5,307,599
6Japan $4,347,390
7Switzerland $3,974,393
8Taiwan $3,514,562
9India $2,977,003
10Brazil $2,550,454

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $24,395,598
2Laredo $21,509,437
3New York City $13,492,875
4Buffalo $9,535,621
5Los Angeles $4,446,689
6Ogdensburg, N.Y. $2,631,343
7Phoenix/Nogales $2,583,765
8San Diego $2,465,856
9Pembina, N.D. $2,082,797
10Seattle $2,058,181

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 Laredo rose 6.08 percent compared to last year to $33.33 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 20.63 percent compared to last year to $27.9 million.
  • Port of New York fell 0.28 percent compared to last year to $16.32 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 39.27 percent compared to last year to $14.88 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 24.31 percent compared to last year to $13.25 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 $10.98 million, 14.18 percent, (36.22 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $144,390, 0.26 percent, (30.01 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Germany decreased $2.23 million, 26.33 percent, (3.41 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 China decreased $1.7 million, 23.94 percent, (2.94 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 United Kingdom decreased $668,045, 11.18 percent, (2.89 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 75.47 percent of all these Copper bars, rods exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $138.44 million of the $183.44 million total.

All totaled, 57.61 percent of all these Copper bars, rods exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $105.69 million of the $183.44 million total