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

Exports: Insulated wire, cable

Insulated wire, cable, the No. 28 export by value totaled $892.74 million for the month of March, $2.52 billion through March of 2019, and $10.34 billion 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
1Mexico$916.43 M
2Canada$607.66 M
3China$100.58 M
4United Kingdom$82.33 M
5France$77.16 M
6Germany$68.4 M
7The Netherlands$51.61 M
8Hong Kong$40.54 M
9Japan$39.15 M
10Brazil$35.44 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $2.52 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $251,829,390
2Port Laredo $234,441,892
3Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $233,451,916
4Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $123,280,259
5Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. $92,249,547
6Pharr International Bridge in Texas $91,329,525
7Los Angeles International Airport $83,963,914
8Santa Teresa Border Crossing, N.M. $83,600,395
9Port of New Orleans $81,051,302
10Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $79,291,714

U.S. exports of Insulated wire, cable decreased 0.99 percent through March to $2.52 billion

U.S. exports of Insulated wire, cable decreased 0.99 percent from $2.54 billion to $2.52 billion 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 28 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 26 for the last full year with a total value of $10.34 billion, a $438.86 million, 4.43 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 France. The leading gateways were No. 1 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio and No. 5 Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Santa Teresa Border Crossing, N.M. and No. 5 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $916,428,064
2Canada $607,664,345
3China $100,580,406
4United Kingdom $82,333,787
5France $77,162,795
6Germany $68,404,336
7The Netherlands $51,611,561
8Hong Kong $40,544,144
9Japan $39,150,819
10Brazil $35,443,450

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1El Paso $526,292,879
2Laredo $473,848,289
3Detroit $422,359,553
4Los Angeles $189,113,598
5New York City $160,374,148
6Cleveland $158,049,707
7Miami $121,853,196
8Phoenix/Nogales $119,386,370
9Houston $118,352,010
10San Diego $108,821,329

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:

  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas fell 13.39 percent compared to last year to $251.83 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 6.18 percent compared to last year to $234.44 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 4.39 percent compared to last year to $233.45 million.
  • Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio rose 12.34 percent compared to last year to $123.28 million.
  • Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. rose 25.9 percent compared to last year to $92.25 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 decreased $24.64 million, 2.62 percent, (36.39 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $14.18 million, 2.28 percent, (24.13 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China decreased $3.84 million, 3.68 percent, (3.99 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 United Kingdom decreased $11.09 million, 11.87 percent, (3.27 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 France increased $25.64 million, 49.76 percent, (3.06 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 70.85 percent of all these Insulated wire, cable exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $1.78 billion of the $2.52 billion total.

All totaled, 37.14 percent of all these Insulated wire, cable exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $935.25 million of the $2.52 billion total