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

Exports: Copper plates, sheets, strip, over 0.15 mm

Copper plates, sheets, strip, over 0.15 mm, the No. 389 export by value totaled $27.54 million for the month of December, $476.88 million through December of 2018, and $463.59 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
1Mexico$191.8 M
2Canada$82.61 M
3China$44.25 M
4Malaysia$26.54 M
5South Korea$25.6 M
6Hong Kong$22.09 M
7Germany$21.78 M
8Japan$13.9 M
9Taiwan$7.42 M
10Thailand$6.22 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $476.88 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $110,889,636
2Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $51,453,117
3Port of Long Beach $37,406,450
4El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $33,180,663
5Port of New York $30,736,385
6John F. Kennedy International Airport $28,879,980
7Port of Boston $17,712,279
8Port of Los Angeles $16,524,927
9Dulles International Airport, Washington D.C., Va. $13,924,358
10Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $13,663,342

U.S. exports of Copper plates, sheets, strip, over 0.15 mm increased 2.87 percent through December to $476.88 million

U.S. exports of Copper plates, sheets, strip, over 0.15 mm increased 2.87 percent from $463.59 million to $476.88 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 389 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 387 for the last full year with a total value of $463.59 million, a $91.88 million, 24.72 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 Malaysia and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 3 Port of Long Beach, No. 4 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas and No. 5 Port of New York.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Hong Kong. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $191,799,973
2Canada $82,608,764
3China $44,245,921
4Malaysia $26,536,965
5South Korea $25,600,438
6Hong Kong $22,092,912
7Germany $21,775,295
8Japan $13,904,602
9Taiwan $7,420,880
10Thailand $6,218,129

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1LAREDO, TX $52,486,320
2NEW YORK CITY, NY $34,318,388
3LOS ANGELES, CA $25,791,538
4BUFFALO, NY $25,045,422
5EL PASO, TX $16,038,206
6BOSTON, MA $13,494,220
7SAN DIEGO, CA $8,997,114
8WASHINGTON, DC $6,714,584
9DETROIT, MI $6,576,780
10NOGALES, AZ $4,291,242

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo rose 0.45 percent compared to last year to $110.89 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 7.67 percent compared to last year to $51.45 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 36.68 percent compared to last year to $37.41 million.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas rose 16.36 percent compared to last year to $33.18 million.
  • Port of New York rose 16.56 percent compared to last year to $30.74 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 Mexico increased $8.85 million, 4.84 percent, (40.22 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $2 million, 2.36 percent, (17.32 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China increased $8.05 million, 22.25 percent, (9.28 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Malaysia increased $11.92 million, 81.51 percent, (5.56 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 South Korea decreased $5.9 million, 18.73 percent, (5.37 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 77.75 percent of all these Copper plates, sheets, strip, over 0.15 mm exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $370.79 million of the $476.88 million total.

All totaled, 55.29 percent of all these Copper plates, sheets, strip, over 0.15 mm exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $263.67 million of the $476.88 million total