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

Exports: Friction material, articles from minerals

Friction material, articles from minerals, the No. 543 export by value totaled $16.79 million for the month of October, $205.69 million through October of 2018, and $265.61 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
1France$25.84 M
2Hong Kong$21.13 M
3United Kingdom$20.04 M
4South Korea$18.21 M
5Mexico$17.41 M
6Japan$16.25 M
7Canada$16.12 M
8China$12.51 M
9Germany$11.18 M
10Italy$9.07 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $205.69 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Chicago O’Hare International Airport $35,519,956
2Los Angeles International Airport $20,971,709
3Port of New York $19,167,046
4Port Laredo $12,473,555
5Port of Newark $9,592,257
6Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas $7,048,477
7Anchorage International Airport, Alaska $6,833,659
8Port of Los Angeles $6,607,767
9Denver International Airport, Colo. $6,569,724
10Seattle-Tacoma International Airport $5,832,556

U.S. exports of Friction material, articles from minerals decreased 5.12 percent through October to $205.69 million

U.S. exports of Friction material, articles from minerals decreased 5.12 percent from $216.81 million to $205.69 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 543 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 513 for the last full year with a total value of $265.61 million, a $18.16 million, 7.34 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 France, No. 2 Hong Kong, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Mexico. The leading gateways were No. 1 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 2 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 3 Port of New York, No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Port of Newark.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Hong Kong, No. 2 France, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Mexico. The leading gateways were No. 1 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 2 Port of New York, No. 3 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1France $25,844,678
2Hong Kong $21,131,695
3United Kingdom $20,037,003
4South Korea $18,209,343
5Mexico $17,406,914
6Japan $16,254,694
7Canada $16,124,809
8China $12,506,189
9Germany $11,184,408
10Italy $9,069,227

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Chicago $7,992,060
2New York City $7,105,632
3Los Angeles $6,725,271
4Dallas $3,857,338
5Seattle $3,668,986
6Laredo $2,453,700
7Great Falls, Mont. $2,101,171
8Philadelphia $1,348,073
9Anchorage $1,228,352
10Miami $1,005,345

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:

  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 30.01 percent compared to last year to $35.52 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport rose 22.11 percent compared to last year to $20.97 million.
  • Port of New York rose 2.53 percent compared to last year to $19.17 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 0.18 percent compared to last year to $12.47 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 36.39 percent compared to last year to $9.59 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 France decreased $1.69 million, 6.13 percent, (12.56 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Hong Kong decreased $10.61 million, 33.42 percent, (10.27 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 United Kingdom decreased $911,250, 4.35 percent, (9.74 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 South Korea decreased $2.48 million, 11.98 percent, (8.85 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Mexico decreased $727,265, 4.01 percent, (8.46 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 49.89 percent of all these Friction material, articles from minerals exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $102.63 million of the $205.69 million total.

All totaled, 47.51 percent of all these Friction material, articles from minerals exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $97.72 million of the $205.69 million total