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

Exports: Magnesite

Magnesite, the No. 793 export by value totaled $6.83 million for the month of October, $63.27 million through October of 2018, and $60 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
1South Africa$28.24 M
2Canada$11.24 M
3China$5.37 M
4Taiwan$2.2 M
5Mexico$2.18 M
6Germany$1.63 M
7United Arab Emirates$1.19 M
8Japan$1.19 M
9The Netherlands$1.15 M
10France$986,514
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $63.27 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of New York $31,087,701
2Port of Los Angeles $5,262,292
3Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $4,821,651
4Port of Virginia $2,935,230
5Port of Long Beach $2,855,366
6Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $2,832,477
7Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $2,655,062
8Port of Houston $1,851,648
9Port Laredo $1,790,034
10Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $1,184,182

U.S. exports of Magnesite increased 29.51 percent through October to $63.27 million

U.S. exports of Magnesite increased 29.51 percent from $48.85 million to $63.27 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 793 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 833 for the last full year with a total value of $60 million, a $6.51 million, 12.17 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 South Africa, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 Taiwan and No. 5 Mexico. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of New York, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 South Africa, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 China and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of New York, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 Port of Houston.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1South Africa $28,244,104
2Canada $11,237,449
3China $5,368,141
4Taiwan $2,201,039
5Mexico $2,181,206
6Germany $1,630,650
7United Arab Emirates $1,194,812
8Japan $1,192,010
9The Netherlands $1,153,035
10France $986,514

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $5,049,976
2Los Angeles $1,536,424
3Detroit $1,302,056
4Ogdensburg, N.Y. $1,153,594
5Laredo $381,345
6Norfolk $308,161
7Seattle $262,081
8Buffalo $219,446
9Houston $201,826
10Duluth, Minn. $201,172

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 New York rose 35.33 percent compared to last year to $31.09 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 49.27 percent compared to last year to $5.26 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 43.53 percent compared to last year to $4.82 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 5.26 percent compared to last year to $2.94 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 87.24 percent compared to last year to $2.86 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 South Africa increased $7.84 million, 38.44 percent, (44.64 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada increased $2.1 million, 22.94 percent, (17.76 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China increased $2.86 million, 113.6 percent, (8.48 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Taiwan increased $294,793, 15.46 percent, (3.48 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Mexico decreased $706,937, 24.48 percent, (3.45 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 77.81 percent of all these Magnesite exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $49.23 million of the $63.27 million total.

All totaled, 74.23 percent of all these Magnesite exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $46.96 million of the $63.27 million total