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

Exports: Iron oxides

Iron oxides, the No. 782 export by value totaled $5.58 million for the month of August, $49.62 million through August 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
1Canada$11.25 M
2Belgium$7.75 M
3Guatemala$7.14 M
4Spain$6.42 M
5China$4.06 M
6Mexico$3.91 M
7Brazil$1.42 M
8Germany$1.1 M
9India$688,569
10South Korea$649,396
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $49.62 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Galveston, Texas $6,603,214
2Port of New York $5,890,448
3Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $5,856,141
4Port of Mobile, Ala. $4,837,225
5Port of Virginia $4,433,471
6Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $3,328,048
7Port Laredo $2,920,051
8Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $2,022,191
9Port of Oakland, Calif. $1,951,701
10John F. Kennedy International Airport $1,142,527

U.S. exports of Iron oxides increased 0.87 percent through August to $49.62 million

U.S. exports of Iron oxides increased 0.87 percent from $49.19 million to $49.62 million through the first eight 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 782 through August among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 804 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 August of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Belgium, No. 3 Guatemala, No. 4 Spain and No. 5 China. 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 Mobile, Ala. and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Guatemala, No. 3 Belgium, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 China. 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 – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $11,249,462
2Belgium $7,749,419
3Guatemala $7,137,248
4Spain $6,416,509
5China $4,063,852
6Mexico $3,911,507
7Brazil $1,415,779
8Germany $1,097,209
9India $688,569
10South Korea $649,396

January – August 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 eight months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Galveston, Texas fell 2.85 percent compared to last year to $6.6 million.
  • Port of New York fell 23.53 percent compared to last year to $5.89 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 19.99 percent compared to last year to $5.86 million.
  • Port of Mobile, Ala. rose 858.61 percent compared to last year to $4.84 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 56.82 percent compared to last year to $4.43 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 Canada decreased $182,751, 1.6 percent, (22.67 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Belgium increased $917,335, 13.43 percent, (15.62 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Guatemala decreased $4.29 million, 37.56 percent, (14.38 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Spain increased $4.32 million, 205.61 percent, (12.93 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 China increased $264,383, 6.96 percent, (8.19 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 73.79 percent of all these Iron oxides exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $36.62 million of the $49.62 million total.

All totaled, 55.66 percent of all these Iron oxides exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $27.62 million of the $49.62 million total