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

Exports: Magnesium, including waste and scrap

Magnesium, including waste and scrap, the No. 708 export by value totaled $9.64 million for the month of October, $98.85 million through October of 2018, and $101.49 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
1Canada$25.68 M
2Mexico$14.23 M
3Singapore$12.43 M
4Venezuela$12.22 M
5United Kingdom$7.12 M
6France$7.02 M
7Brazil$6 M
8China$1.89 M
9Saudi Arabia$1.57 M
10South Korea$1.22 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $98.85 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Everglades, Fla. $12,684,354
2Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, Minn. $12,486,481
3Port of New Orleans $9,864,755
4Brownsville International Bridges $8,979,987
5Chicago O’Hare International Airport $7,942,736
6Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $5,620,214
7Port of Houston $3,912,305
8Port of New York $3,524,580
9Port Laredo $3,084,935
10John F. Kennedy International Airport $2,877,716

U.S. exports of Magnesium, including waste and scrap increased 14.38 percent through October to $98.85 million

U.S. exports of Magnesium, including waste and scrap increased 14.38 percent from $86.42 million to $98.85 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 708 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 722 for the last full year with a total value of $101.49 million, a $13.47 million, 11.72 percent decrease from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Singapore, No. 4 Venezuela and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Everglades, Fla., No. 2 Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, Minn., No. 3 Port of New Orleans, No. 4 Brownsville International Bridges and No. 5 Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Singapore, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 France. The leading gateways were No. 1 Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, Minn., No. 2 Port of New Orleans, No. 3 Brownsville International Bridges, No. 4 Chicago O’Hare International Airport and No. 5 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $25,679,350
2Mexico $14,227,193
3Singapore $12,433,416
4Venezuela $12,217,776
5United Kingdom $7,120,674
6France $7,021,170
7Brazil $6,000,935
8China $1,893,053
9Saudi Arabia $1,568,084
10South Korea $1,218,381

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New Orleans $3,282,050
2Laredo $2,467,122
3Minneapolis $2,086,115
4Chicago $1,732,666
5Detroit $1,478,793
6New York City $1,160,146
7Houston $656,772
8El Paso $474,249
9Buffalo $438,370
10Los Angeles $352,920

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 Everglades, Fla. rose 2403.76 percent compared to last year to $12.68 million.
  • Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, Minn. fell 1.76 percent compared to last year to $12.49 million.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 0.77 percent compared to last year to $9.86 million.
  • Brownsville International Bridges fell 9.07 percent compared to last year to $8.98 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 5.45 percent compared to last year to $7.94 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 increased $891,975, 3.6 percent, (25.98 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $5.6 million, 28.24 percent, (14.39 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Singapore increased $948,441, 8.26 percent, (12.58 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Venezuela increased $12.02 million, 6081.55 percent, (12.36 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 United Kingdom increased $741,630, 11.63 percent, (7.2 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 72.51 percent of all these Magnesium, including waste and scrap exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $71.68 million of the $98.85 million total.

All totaled, 52.56 percent of all these Magnesium, including waste and scrap exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $51.96 million of the $98.85 million total