Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through February 2020.

Exports: Insulated wire, cable

Insulated wire, cable, the No. 25 export by value totaled $796.53 million for the month of February, $1.58 billion through February of 2020, and $10.07 billion for all of 2019, 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$528.6 M
2Canada$362.43 M
3United Kingdom$64.48 M
4China$62.54 M
5Germany$44.83 M
6France$42.53 M
7Japan$35.73 M
8The Netherlands$35.6 M
9Hong Kong$25.94 M
10Singapore$24.64 M
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.58 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $161,101,659
2Port Laredo $146,402,509
3Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $129,452,006
4Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $91,303,888
5Pharr International Bridge in Texas $62,018,380
6Port of New Orleans $54,816,377
7Port of Houston $52,896,919
8Los Angeles International Airport $51,502,282
9John F. Kennedy International Airport $49,085,181
10Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $46,435,360

U.S. exports of Insulated wire, cable decreased 2.80 percent through February to $1.58 billion

U.S. exports of Insulated wire, cable decreased 2.80 percent from $1.63 billion to $1.58 billion through the first two months of 2020 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 February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 28 for the last full year with a total value of $10.07 billion, a $268.04 million, 2.59 percent decrease from the 2018 total.

Through February of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 China 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 Pharr International Bridge in Texas.

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 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 Los Angeles International Airport.

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $528,602,199
2Canada $362,431,786
3United Kingdom $64,480,363
4China $62,543,813
5Germany $44,833,237
6France $42,525,305
7Japan $35,730,266
8The Netherlands $35,596,573
9Hong Kong $25,944,860
10Singapore $24,644,284

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1LAREDO, TX $181,792,890
2DETROIT, MI $155,426,684
3EL PASO, TX $141,750,774
4LOS ANGELES, CA $109,548,760
5CLEVELAND, OH $101,627,268
6NEW YORK CITY, NY $99,003,098
7MIAMI, FL $78,495,922
8HOUSTON-GALVESTON, TX $56,791,212
9NEW ORLEANS, LA $49,278,048
10SAN DIEGO, CA $46,389,394

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first two months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas fell 3.4 percent compared to last year to $161.1 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 1.84 percent compared to last year to $146.4 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 13.83 percent compared to last year to $129.45 million.
  • Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio rose 10.81 percent compared to last year to $91.3 million.
  • Pharr International Bridge in Texas rose 0.7 percent compared to last year to $62.02 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 $82.02 million, 13.43 percent, (33.46 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $28.15 million, 7.21 percent, (22.94 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 United Kingdom increased $9.45 million, 17.17 percent, (4.08 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 China increased $4.15 million, 7.1 percent, (3.96 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Germany increased $3.18 million, 7.63 percent, (2.84 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 67.28 percent of all these Insulated wire, cable exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $1.06 billion of the $1.58 billion total.

All totaled, 37.36 percent of all these Insulated wire, cable exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $590.28 million of the $1.58 billion total