Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through June 2020.

Exports: Magnesite

Magnesite, the No. 809 export by value totaled $5.13 million for the month of June, $27.47 million through June of 2020, and $60.11 million for all of 2019, 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
1Mauritius$10.3 M
2Canada$4.05 M
3United Arab Emirates$1.73 M
4China$1.52 M
5Taiwan$1.37 M
6Germany$1.3 M
7Japan$1.01 M
8Mexico$932,394
9France$901,073
10The Netherlands$744,334
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U.S. exports of Magnesite decreased 34.84 percent through June to $27.47 million

U.S. exports of Magnesite decreased 34.84 percent from $42.16 million to $27.47 million through the first six months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 809 through June among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 765 for the last full year with a total value of $60.11 million, a $15.19 million, 20.18 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through June of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mauritius, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 United Arab Emirates, No. 4 China and No. 5 Taiwan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of New York, No. 2 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full year, the leading sources 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 Los Angeles, No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of Long Beach and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first six months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of New York fell 51.71 percent compared to last year to $11.51 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 33.26 percent compared to last year to $2.97 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 3.88 percent compared to last year to $2.21 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 15.59 percent compared to last year to $2.06 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 27.78 percent compared to last year to $1.6 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 from No. 1 Mauritius increased $10.3 million, 0 percent, (37.5 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 2 Canada decreased $1.26 million, 23.73 percent, (14.75 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 3 United Arab Emirates increased $306,785, 21.49 percent, (6.31 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 4 China decreased $77,438, 4.85 percent, (5.53 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 5 Taiwan increased $369,153, 36.94 percent, (4.98 percent market share).

All totaled, 69.07 percent of all these Magnesite exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through June of this year. That is equal to $18.97 million of the $27.47 million total.

All totaled, 74.09 percent of all these Magnesite exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through June of this year. That is equal to $20.35 million of the $27.47 million total