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

Exports: Magnesium, including waste and scrap

Magnesium, including waste and scrap, the No. 709 export by value totaled $8.93 million for the month of December, $116.23 million through December 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$31.82 M
2Mexico$17.31 M
3Singapore$14.48 M
4Venezuela$12.22 M
5United Kingdom$9.63 M
6France$8.22 M
7Brazil$6.54 M
8China$2.43 M
9Saudi Arabia$1.62 M
10South Korea$1.25 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $116.23 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, Minn. $14,631,437
2Port Everglades, Fla. $12,795,974
3Port of New Orleans $11,066,215
4Brownsville International Bridges $10,852,471
5Chicago O’Hare International Airport $9,244,867
6Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $9,026,762
7Port of New York $6,373,663
8Port of Houston $3,912,305
9Port Laredo $3,753,052
10Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $3,495,125

U.S. exports of Magnesium, including waste and scrap increased 14.53 percent through December to $116.23 million

U.S. exports of Magnesium, including waste and scrap increased 14.53 percent from $101.49 million to $116.23 million in 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 709 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 728 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 December 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 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.

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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $31,818,631
2Mexico $17,313,181
3Singapore $14,475,348
4Venezuela $12,222,663
5United Kingdom $9,633,636
6France $8,221,196
7Brazil $6,541,912
8China $2,426,583
9Saudi Arabia $1,615,249
10South Korea $1,254,787

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1DETROIT, MI $8,594,166
2NEW ORLEANS, LA $7,874,712
3LAREDO, TX $7,474,880
4MINNEAPOLIS, MN $6,603,780
5NEW YORK CITY, NY $4,895,230
6CHICAGO, IL $4,726,062
7HOUSTON-GALVESTON, TX $1,345,230
8BUFFALO, NY $1,331,106
9EL PASO, TX $1,298,796
10LOS ANGELES, CA $1,044,320

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, Minn. fell 5.95 percent compared to last year to $14.63 million.
  • Port Everglades, Fla. rose 2154.32 percent compared to last year to $12.8 million.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 5.91 percent compared to last year to $11.07 million.
  • Brownsville International Bridges fell 5.09 percent compared to last year to $10.85 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 0.46 percent compared to last year to $9.24 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 $3.43 million, 12.09 percent, (27.37 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $5.97 million, 25.63 percent, (14.9 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Singapore increased $428,379, 3.05 percent, (12.45 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Venezuela increased $12.03 million, 6084.02 percent, (10.52 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 United Kingdom increased $2.23 million, 30.08 percent, (8.29 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 73.53 percent of all these Magnesium, including waste and scrap exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $85.46 million of the $116.23 million total.

All totaled, 50.41 percent of all these Magnesium, including waste and scrap exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $58.59 million of the $116.23 million total