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

Exports: Iron oxides

Iron oxides, the No. 806 export by value totaled $5.25 million for the month of October, $59.35 million through October of 2018, and $92.46 million 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
1Guatemala$13.82 M
2Canada$13.47 M
3Belgium$8.36 M
4Mexico$4.66 M
5China$4.46 M
6Spain$2.49 M
7Brazil$1.83 M
8United Kingdom$1.48 M
9South Korea$1.17 M
10Germany$971,930
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $59.35 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Galveston, Texas $9,056,692
2Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $8,781,042
3Port of New York $8,598,610
4Port of Freeport, Texas $4,310,185
5Port of Long Beach $3,516,510
6Port Laredo $3,478,878
7Port of Virginia $3,404,967
8Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $2,438,396
9Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $1,875,346
10Port of Newark $1,664,924

U.S. exports of Iron oxides decreased 25.64 percent through October to $59.35 million

U.S. exports of Iron oxides decreased 25.64 percent from $79.83 million to $59.35 million 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 806 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 743 for the last full year with a total value of $92.46 million, a $14.22 million, 13.33 percent decrease from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Guatemala, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Belgium, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Galveston, Texas, No. 2 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 3 Port of New York, No. 4 Port of Freeport, Texas and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

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 New York, No. 2 Port of Freeport, Texas, No. 3 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 4 Port of Galveston, Texas and No. 5 Port of Mobile, Ala..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Guatemala $13,819,032
2Canada $13,474,857
3Belgium $8,360,224
4Mexico $4,658,715
5China $4,460,008
6Spain $2,490,166
7Brazil $1,831,581
8United Kingdom $1,479,355
9South Korea $1,166,820
10Germany $971,930

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Houston $3,289,818
2New York City $2,182,941
3Buffalo $1,218,607
4Los Angeles $930,569
5Norfolk $905,422
6Laredo $686,804
7Miami $258,939
8Detroit $251,461
9Pembina, N.D. $163,896
10Seattle $154,283

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:

  • Port of Galveston, Texas rose 135.82 percent compared to last year to $9.06 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 12.48 percent compared to last year to $8.78 million.
  • Port of New York fell 55.14 percent compared to last year to $8.6 million.
  • Port of Freeport, Texas fell 70.18 percent compared to last year to $4.31 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 39.77 percent compared to last year to $3.52 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 Guatemala decreased $4.99 million, 26.51 percent, (23.28 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $410,160, 2.95 percent, (22.7 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Belgium decreased $4.42 million, 34.59 percent, (14.09 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Mexico increased $55,914, 1.21 percent, (7.85 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 China decreased $3.62 million, 44.77 percent, (7.51 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 75.43 percent of all these Iron oxides exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $44.77 million of the $59.35 million total.

All totaled, 57.73 percent of all these Iron oxides exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $34.26 million of the $59.35 million total