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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through March 2019.

Exports: Friction material, articles from minerals

Friction material, articles from minerals, the No. 546 export by value totaled $17.02 million for the month of March, $58.86 million through March of 2019, and $243.29 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

RankCountryYTD
1Japan$6.58 M
2France$6.41 M
3Malaysia$5.98 M
4South Korea$4.94 M
5Canada$4.19 M
6Mexico$3.9 M
7Germany$3.52 M
8Taiwan$3.24 M
9China$3.2 M
10Hong Kong$3.12 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $58.86 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Chicago O’Hare International Airport $15,419,669
2Port of New York $5,513,780
3Port of Long Beach $4,874,934
4Port of Newark $4,839,974
5Los Angeles International Airport $3,972,912
6Port of Los Angeles $3,614,996
7Port Laredo $2,451,640
8Port of Boston $1,735,859
9Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $1,590,155
10El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $1,263,545

U.S. exports of Friction material, articles from minerals decreased 13.52 percent through March to $58.86 million

U.S. exports of Friction material, articles from minerals decreased 13.52 percent from $68.06 million to $58.86 million through the first three months of 2019 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 546 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 506 for the last full year with a total value of $243.29 million, a $22.31 million, 8.40 percent decrease from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 France, No. 3 Malaysia, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 2 Port of New York, No. 3 Port of Long Beach, No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Los Angeles International Airport.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Hong Kong, No. 2 United Kingdom, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 France 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.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Japan $6,577,590
2France $6,409,155
3Malaysia $5,975,969
4South Korea $4,935,915
5Canada $4,185,902
6Mexico $3,899,894
7Germany $3,522,672
8Taiwan $3,238,372
9China $3,200,898
10Hong Kong $3,120,384

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Chicago $15,157,532
2Los Angeles $15,028,282
3New York City $11,129,525
4Laredo $4,929,573
5Dallas $4,235,421
6Seattle $3,779,184
7Anchorage $3,492,893
8Great Falls, Mont. $3,179,150
9Cleveland $2,873,331
10Boston $2,228,143

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:

  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 39.51 percent compared to last year to $15.42 million.
  • Port of New York fell 2.76 percent compared to last year to $5.51 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 1051.67 percent compared to last year to $4.87 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 57.39 percent compared to last year to $4.84 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport fell 41.55 percent compared to last year to $3.97 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 Japan increased $2.86 million, 76.79 percent, (11.17 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 France increased $1.06 million, 19.72 percent, (10.89 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Malaysia increased $5.18 million, 654.97 percent, (10.15 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 South Korea decreased $810,650, 14.11 percent, (8.39 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Canada decreased $217,824, 4.95 percent, (7.11 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 47.71 percent of all these Friction material, articles from minerals exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $28.08 million of the $58.86 million total.

All totaled, 58.82 percent of all these Friction material, articles from minerals exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $34.62 million of the $58.86 million total