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

Exports: Copper to be refined for electronic use

Copper to be refined for electronic use, the No. 882 export by value totaled $3.73 million for the month of October, $36.5 million through October of 2018, and $46.73 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
1South Korea$10.44 M
2Canada$8.78 M
3India$3.54 M
4Hong Kong$3.35 M
5Italy$1.65 M
6Germany$1.37 M
7China$1.31 M
8Malaysia$948,573
9France$605,605
10Spain$600,002
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $36.5 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Charleston $20,552,138
2Port of Savannah, Ga. $3,860,642
3Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $3,077,497
4Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $2,404,311
5Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $1,450,157
6Port of Long Beach $1,173,350
7Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $854,505
8Port of Los Angeles $387,051
9Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $387,019
10Port of New York $250,221

U.S. exports of Copper to be refined for electronic use decreased 2.52 percent through October to $36.5 million

U.S. exports of Copper to be refined for electronic use decreased 2.52 percent from $37.45 million to $36.5 million through the first 10 months of 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 882 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 882 for the last full year with a total value of $46.73 million, a $5.78 million, 14.11 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 South Korea, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 India, No. 4 Hong Kong and No. 5 Italy. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Charleston, No. 2 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 South Korea, No. 2 Hong Kong, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 India and No. 5 France. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Charleston, No. 2 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1South Korea $10,438,653
2Canada $8,777,474
3India $3,536,790
4Hong Kong $3,347,556
5Italy $1,651,971
6Germany $1,366,387
7China $1,310,579
8Malaysia $948,573
9France $605,605
10Spain $600,002

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Charleston $3,888,149
2Buffalo $1,227,667
3Detroit $1,008,060
4Atlanta/Savannah $622,546
5Los Angeles $255,869
6Pembina, N.D. $127,839
7Ogdensburg, N.Y. $87,427
8Baltimore $75,295
9Laredo $53,783
10New York City $37,843

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Charleston fell 11.55 percent compared to last year to $20.55 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 8.56 percent compared to last year to $3.86 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 39.31 percent compared to last year to $3.08 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 80.94 percent compared to last year to $2.4 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 92.43 percent compared to last year to $1.45 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 South Korea increased $1.36 million, 14.92 percent, (28.6 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada increased $2.68 million, 43.85 percent, (24.04 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 India increased $125,607, 3.68 percent, (9.69 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Hong Kong decreased $2.87 million, 46.18 percent, (9.17 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Italy increased $350,365, 26.92 percent, (4.53 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 76.02 percent of all these Copper to be refined for electronic use exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $27.75 million of the $36.5 million total.

All totaled, 85.86 percent of all these Copper to be refined for electronic use exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $31.34 million of the $36.5 million total