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

Exports: Copper tubes, pipes

Copper tubes, pipes, the No. 510 export by value totaled $21.14 million for the month of March, $62.66 million through March of 2020, and $216.15 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
1Mexico$19.3 M
2China$13.94 M
3Canada$10.5 M
4United Arab Emirates$4.32 M
5Saudi Arabia$4 M
6India$1.81 M
7Germany$1.42 M
8Jordan$977,296
9United Kingdom$826,745
10Vietnam$455,936
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January – March 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $62.66 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $14,133,641
2Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $13,849,656
3Port of Savannah, Ga. $7,864,117
4Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $4,366,301
5Port of Charleston $2,799,403
6Port of New York $2,723,181
7El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $1,975,030
8Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. $1,362,544
9Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $1,272,568
10Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $1,155,619

U.S. exports of Copper tubes, pipes decreased 2.30 percent through March to $62.66 million

U.S. exports of Copper tubes, pipes decreased 2.30 percent from $64.13 million to $62.66 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 510 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 522 for the last full year with a total value of $216.15 million, a $11.36 million, 4.99 percent decrease from the 2018 total.

Through March of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 China, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 United Arab Emirates and No. 5 Saudi Arabia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 4 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of Charleston.

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 United Arab Emirates. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 4 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of New York.

January – March 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $19,298,877
2China $13,935,565
3Canada $10,501,778
4United Arab Emirates $4,318,494
5Saudi Arabia $4,000,404
6India $1,809,472
7Germany $1,420,128
8Jordan $977,296
9United Kingdom $826,745
10Vietnam $455,936

January – March 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1LAREDO, TX $7,902,994
2SAVANNAH, GA $3,218,614
3DETROIT, MI $2,625,492
4EL PASO, TX $1,257,488
5NEW YORK CITY, NY $1,184,242
6NOGALES, AZ $877,848
7LOS ANGELES, CA $700,014
8OGDENSBURG, NY $664,042
9PEMBINA, ND $572,626
10CHARLESTON, SC $546,938

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:

  • Port Laredo rose 12.05 percent compared to last year to $14.13 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 27.61 percent compared to last year to $13.85 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 2.25 percent compared to last year to $7.86 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 10.95 percent compared to last year to $4.37 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 458.38 percent compared to last year to $2.8 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 $2.62 million, 15.73 percent, (30.8 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 China increased $3.68 million, 35.86 percent, (22.24 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Canada decreased $909,474, 7.97 percent, (16.76 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 United Arab Emirates decreased $938,016, 17.84 percent, (6.89 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Saudi Arabia increased $2.62 million, 188.91 percent, (6.38 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 83.08 percent of all these Copper tubes, pipes exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $52.06 million of the $62.66 million total.

All totaled, 68.65 percent of all these Copper tubes, pipes exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $43.01 million of the $62.66 million total