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

Exports: Insulated wire, cable

Insulated wire, cable, the No. 25 export by value totaled $883.83 million for the month of October, $8.67 billion through October of 2018, and $9.9 billion 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
1Mexico$3.29 B
2Canada$2.1 B
3China$356.06 M
4United Kingdom$286.27 M
5Germany$226.35 M
6France$192.97 M
7The Netherlands$188.22 M
8Singapore$142.1 M
9Hong Kong$129.91 M
10Japan$122.19 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $8.67 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $957,007,604
2Port Laredo $892,977,625
3Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $796,768,539
4Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $349,718,053
5Santa Teresa Border Crossing, N.M. $324,111,962
6Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $306,665,178
7Los Angeles International Airport $297,758,570
8Pharr International Bridge in Texas $285,150,470
9Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. $271,512,028
10Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $239,325,966

U.S. exports of Insulated wire, cable increased 4.12 percent through October to $8.67 billion

U.S. exports of Insulated wire, cable increased 4.12 percent from $8.33 billion to $8.67 billion 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 25 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 24 for the last full year with a total value of $9.9 billion, a $481.61 million, 5.11 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this 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 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio and No. 5 Santa Teresa Border Crossing, N.M..

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 Los Angeles International Airport and No. 5 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $3,293,455,927
2Canada $2,095,402,453
3China $356,062,825
4United Kingdom $286,266,658
5Germany $226,349,357
6France $192,966,894
7The Netherlands $188,216,358
8Singapore $142,100,249
9Hong Kong $129,907,091
10Japan $122,188,732

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $258,137,935
2El Paso $247,804,926
3Detroit $216,247,095
4Los Angeles $93,158,870
5New York City $74,845,681
6Cleveland $71,943,395
7Miami $66,827,004
8Phoenix/Nogales $55,727,611
9San Diego $53,847,504
10Houston $47,644,704

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:

  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas rose 0.67 percent compared to last year to $957.01 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 15.39 percent compared to last year to $892.98 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 5.27 percent compared to last year to $796.77 million.
  • Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio rose 22.56 percent compared to last year to $349.72 million.
  • Santa Teresa Border Crossing, N.M. rose 76.84 percent compared to last year to $324.11 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 $307.11 million, 10.28 percent, (37.99 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada increased $125.08 million, 6.35 percent, (24.17 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China decreased $25.21 million, 6.61 percent, (4.11 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 United Kingdom increased $17.03 million, 6.32 percent, (3.3 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Germany increased $24.86 million, 12.34 percent, (2.61 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 72.18 percent of all these Insulated wire, cable exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $6.26 billion of the $8.67 billion total.

All totaled, 38.3 percent of all these Insulated wire, cable exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $3.32 billion of the $8.67 billion total