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

Exports: Magnesite

Magnesite, the No. 763 export by value totaled $6.37 million for the month of February, $13.21 million through February of 2019, and $75.31 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
1South Africa$7.16 M
2Canada$1.78 M
3China$587,266
4Japan$537,110
5United Arab Emirates$520,824
6Taiwan$424,023
7Mexico$357,074
8South Korea$278,263
9Germany$265,303
10Brazil$194,531
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $13.21 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of New York $7,341,509
2Port of Long Beach $1,064,924
3Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $893,199
4Port of Houston $648,302
5Port of Los Angeles $640,381
6Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $573,118
7Port of Virginia $326,666
8Port Laredo $269,018
9Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $195,782
10Port Everglades, Fla. $158,319

U.S. exports of Magnesite increased 18.19 percent through February to $13.21 million

U.S. exports of Magnesite increased 18.19 percent from $11.17 million to $13.21 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 763 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 802 for the last full year with a total value of $75.31 million, a $15.3 million, 25.50 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through February of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 South Africa, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 United Arab Emirates. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of New York, No. 2 Port of Long Beach, No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 South Africa, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 South Korea. 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 Long Beach and No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1South Africa $7,161,000
2Canada $1,775,624
3China $587,266
4Japan $537,110
5United Arab Emirates $520,824
6Taiwan $424,023
7Mexico $357,074
8South Korea $278,263
9Germany $265,303
10Brazil $194,531

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $12,033,586
2Los Angeles $3,416,660
3Detroit $2,498,688
4Ogdensburg, N.Y. $1,271,359
5Norfolk $721,090
6Laredo $596,031
7Houston $504,589
8Buffalo $445,043
9Duluth, Minn. $299,866
10Seattle $288,571

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 New York rose 46.42 percent compared to last year to $7.34 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 648.79 percent compared to last year to $1.06 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 13.59 percent compared to last year to $893,199.
  • Port of Houston rose 249.84 percent compared to last year to $648,302.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 53.87 percent compared to last year to $640,381.

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 $2.56 million, 55.57 percent, (54.22 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $734,905, 29.27 percent, (13.44 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China decreased $578,282, 49.61 percent, (4.45 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Japan increased $502,383, 1446.66 percent, (4.07 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 United Arab Emirates increased $368,023, 240.85 percent, (3.94 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 80.12 percent of all these Magnesite exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $10.58 million of the $13.21 million total.

All totaled, 80.17 percent of all these Magnesite exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $10.59 million of the $13.21 million total