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

Exports: Magnesium, including waste and scrap

Magnesium, including waste and scrap, the No. 737 export by value totaled $7.99 million for the month of March, $23.77 million through March of 2019, and $116.23 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$10.57 M
2Mexico$3.55 M
3Singapore$2.84 M
4France$2.55 M
5United Kingdom$1.02 M
6China$712,551
7Japan$414,916
8Australia$259,270
9Saudi Arabia$208,584
10Hong Kong$201,636
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $23.77 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $3,538,949
2Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, Minn. $2,972,506
3Port of New Orleans $2,489,980
4Chicago O’Hare International Airport $2,419,872
5Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $2,270,023
6El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $1,831,461
7Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $1,371,814
8Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $851,038
9Port of New York $814,489
10Port Laredo $539,124

U.S. exports of Magnesium, including waste and scrap increased 0.08 percent through March to $23.77 million

U.S. exports of Magnesium, including waste and scrap increased 0.08 percent from $23.75 million to $23.77 million through the first three 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 737 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 743 for the last full year with a total value of $116.23 million, a $14.75 million, 14.53 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Singapore, No. 4 France and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, Minn., No. 3 Port of New Orleans, No. 4 Chicago O’Hare International Airport and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

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

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $10,568,880
2Mexico $3,552,620
3Singapore $2,839,466
4France $2,547,251
5United Kingdom $1,023,335
6China $712,551
7Japan $414,916
8Australia $259,270
9Saudi Arabia $208,584
10Hong Kong $201,636

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $6,216,398
2Laredo $5,007,723
3New Orleans $4,483,510
4New York City $4,276,102
5Minneapolis $4,231,071
6Chicago $3,034,797
7Buffalo $786,393
8Houston $772,097
9El Paso $654,710
10Los Angeles $560,982

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 292.24 percent compared to last year to $3.54 million.
  • Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, Minn. rose 1.08 percent compared to last year to $2.97 million.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 36.45 percent compared to last year to $2.49 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 0.24 percent compared to last year to $2.42 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 229.78 percent compared to last year to $2.27 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 $3.33 million, 45.97 percent, (44.45 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $987,537, 21.75 percent, (14.94 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Singapore decreased $747,926, 20.85 percent, (11.94 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 France increased $185,275, 7.84 percent, (10.71 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 United Kingdom decreased $179,488, 14.92 percent, (4.3 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 86.36 percent of all these Magnesium, including waste and scrap exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $20.53 million of the $23.77 million total.

All totaled, 57.59 percent of all these Magnesium, including waste and scrap exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $13.69 million of the $23.77 million total