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

Exports: Friction material, articles from minerals

Friction material, articles from minerals, the No. 559 export by value totaled $16.57 million for the month of July, $130.42 million through July 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
1France$14.73 M
2Japan$11.19 M
3Malaysia$11.17 M
4Canada$10.89 M
5Mexico$10.47 M
6South Korea$10.44 M
7Germany$8.21 M
8China$7.99 M
9Hong Kong$7.62 M
10United Kingdom$6 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $130.42 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Chicago O’Hare International Airport $38,105,442
2Port of New York $12,527,868
3Port of Los Angeles $7,571,975
4Port of Newark $7,090,800
5Port of Long Beach $6,986,319
6Port Laredo $6,668,085
7Los Angeles International Airport $5,947,388
8Port of Boston $4,255,777
9Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $3,422,114
10El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $3,346,129

U.S. exports of Friction material, articles from minerals decreased 11.35 percent through July to $130.42 million

U.S. exports of Friction material, articles from minerals decreased 11.35 percent from $147.12 million to $130.42 million through the first seven 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 559 through July among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 540 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 July of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 France, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 Malaysia, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Mexico. The leading gateways were No. 1 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 2 Port of New York, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

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

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1France $14,726,276
2Japan $11,191,920
3Malaysia $11,174,910
4Canada $10,886,758
5Mexico $10,472,386
6South Korea $10,435,591
7Germany $8,210,108
8China $7,988,197
9Hong Kong $7,623,830
10United Kingdom $5,998,405

January – July 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 seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 40.47 percent compared to last year to $38.11 million.
  • Port of New York fell 9.77 percent compared to last year to $12.53 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 91.9 percent compared to last year to $7.57 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 9.56 percent compared to last year to $7.09 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 91.52 percent compared to last year to $6.99 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 $1.81 million, 10.95 percent, (11.29 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Japan increased $2.24 million, 25.08 percent, (8.58 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Malaysia increased $9.19 million, 463.45 percent, (8.57 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Canada decreased $844,172, 7.2 percent, (8.35 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Mexico decreased $1.57 million, 13.05 percent, (8.03 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 44.82 percent of all these Friction material, articles from minerals exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $58.45 million of the $130.42 million total.

All totaled, 55.42 percent of all these Friction material, articles from minerals exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $72.28 million of the $130.42 million total