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

Exports: Iron oxides

Iron oxides, the No. 774 export by value totaled $6.35 million for the month of February, $12 million through February of 2019, and $70.28 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
1Belgium$2.31 M
2Guatemala$2.24 M
3Canada$2.17 M
4Spain$1.55 M
5Mexico$752,773
6China$618,539
7Brazil$304,035
8United Kingdom$214,510
9South Korea$208,849
10Germany$195,000
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $12 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Galveston, Texas $2,062,271
2Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $1,310,716
3Port of Virginia $1,213,280
4Port of New York $1,205,561
5Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $1,173,076
6Port of Mobile, Ala. $1,100,000
7Port Laredo $606,809
8John F. Kennedy International Airport $427,114
9Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $301,488
10Chicago O’Hare International Airport $271,525

U.S. exports of Iron oxides increased 10.80 percent through February to $12 million

U.S. exports of Iron oxides increased 10.80 percent from $10.83 million to $12 million through the first two 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 774 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 807 for the last full year with a total value of $70.28 million, a $22.18 million, 23.99 percent decrease from the 2017 total.

Through February of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Belgium, No. 2 Guatemala, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Spain and No. 5 Mexico. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Galveston, Texas, No. 2 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 3 Port of Virginia, No. 4 Port of New York and No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Guatemala, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Belgium, No. 4 China and No. 5 Mexico. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Galveston, Texas, No. 2 Port of New York, No. 3 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 4 Port of Freeport, Texas and No. 5 Port Laredo.

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Belgium $2,313,144
2Guatemala $2,238,551
3Canada $2,169,346
4Spain $1,549,042
5Mexico $752,773
6China $618,539
7Brazil $304,035
8United Kingdom $214,510
9South Korea $208,849
10Germany $195,000

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Houston $5,249,620
2New York City $4,227,421
3Buffalo $2,339,226
4Los Angeles $1,752,355
5Laredo $1,471,509
6Detroit $1,339,735
7Norfolk $1,321,550
8Pembina, N.D. $1,300,723
9Miami $557,430
10Atlanta/Savannah $378,849

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:

  • Port of Galveston, Texas rose 49.18 percent compared to last year to $2.06 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 7.56 percent compared to last year to $1.31 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 34 percent compared to last year to $1.21 million.
  • Port of New York fell 35.56 percent compared to last year to $1.21 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 755.3 percent compared to last year to $1.17 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 Belgium increased $1.22 million, 111.19 percent, (19.27 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Guatemala decreased $631,840, 22.01 percent, (18.65 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Canada increased $110,650, 5.37 percent, (18.07 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Spain increased $810,103, 109.63 percent, (12.91 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Mexico decreased $44,542, 5.59 percent, (6.27 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 75.17 percent of all these Iron oxides exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $9.02 million of the $12 million total.

All totaled, 58.03 percent of all these Iron oxides exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $6.96 million of the $12 million total