Current data is through December 2019.

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

Copper plates, sheets, strip, over 0.15 mm, the No. 439 export by value totaled $24.44 million for the month of December, $361.16 million in 2019, and $476.88 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

RankCountry2019
1Mexico$129.11 M
2Canada$63.48 M
3Hong Kong$33.99 M
4China$25.06 M
5Malaysia$24.33 M
6Japan$17.99 M
7Germany$14.77 M
8South Korea$10.75 M
9Taiwan$8.52 M
10United Kingdom$7.17 M
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U.S. exports of Copper plates, sheets, strip, over 0.15 mm decreased 24.27 percent through December 2019 to $361.16 million

U.S. exports of Copper plates, sheets, strip, over 0.15 mm decreased 24.27 percent from $476.88 million to $361.16 million in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 439 in 2019 among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 389 for the last full year with a total value of $476.88 million, a $13.28 million, 2.87 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through December of 2019 the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Hong Kong, No. 4 China and No. 5 Malaysia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 3 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 4 Port of New York and No. 5 John F. Kennedy International Airport.

In the last previous full 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.

January – December 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $129,114,306
2Canada $63,483,997
3Hong Kong $33,985,971
4China $25,055,733
5Malaysia $24,326,848
6Japan $17,985,996
7Germany $14,772,459
8South Korea $10,748,127
9Taiwan $8,515,667
10United Kingdom $7,167,439

January – December 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $32,357,688
2New York City $19,856,501
3Los Angeles $16,771,452
4Buffalo $15,809,722
5El Paso $10,911,418
6Boston $8,801,755
7San Diego $6,446,085
8Detroit $4,575,780
9Washington, D.C. $4,495,314
10Phoenix/Nogales $2,858,412

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five of 2019 were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo fell 51.37 percent compared to last year to $53.93 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 28.51 percent compared to last year to $36.78 million.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas rose 3.94 percent compared to last year to $34.49 million.
  • Port of New York fell 5.53 percent compared to last year to $29.04 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 11.07 percent compared to last year to $25.68 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 decreased $62.69 million, 32.68 percent, (35.75 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $19.12 million, 23.15 percent, (17.58 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Hong Kong increased $11.89 million, 53.83 percent, (9.41 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 China decreased $19.19 million, 43.37 percent, (6.94 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Malaysia decreased $2.21 million, 8.33 percent, (6.74 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 76.41 percent of all these Copper plates, sheets, strip, over 0.15 mm exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets in 2019. That is equal to $275.97 million of the $361.16 million total.

All totaled, 49.82 percent of all these Copper plates, sheets, strip, over 0.15 mm exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports in 2019. That is equal to $179.92 million of the $361.16 million total