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

Exports: Magnesium, including waste and scrap

Magnesium, including waste and scrap, the No. 695 export by value totaled $9.66 million for the month of February, $17.51 million through February of 2020, and $90.37 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
1Canada$6.21 M
2Mexico$4.05 M
3Singapore$1.76 M
4United Kingdom$1.16 M
5France$783,850
6China$631,816
7Brazil$382,210
8Ireland$362,211
9Argentina$344,833
10South Korea$231,865
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U.S. exports of Magnesium, including waste and scrap increased 10.98 percent through February to $17.51 million

U.S. exports of Magnesium, including waste and scrap increased 10.98 percent from $15.78 million to $17.51 million through the first two 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 695 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 720 for the last full year with a total value of $90.37 million, a $25.86 million, 22.25 percent decrease from the 2018 total.

Through February of this 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 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, Minn. 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 France and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, Minn., No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Chicago O’Hare International Airport and No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $6,213,141
2Mexico $4,049,290
3Singapore $1,755,721
4United Kingdom $1,159,620
5France $783,850
6China $631,816
7Brazil $382,210
8Ireland $362,211
9Argentina $344,833
10South Korea $231,865

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1LAREDO, TX $3,595,204
2DETROIT, MI $2,385,114
3MINNEAPOLIS, MN $1,646,424
4CHICAGO, IL $932,426
5NEW YORK CITY, NY $710,998
6PEMBINA, ND $493,896
7CLEVELAND, OH $468,670
8SAVANNAH, GA $314,408
9GREAT FALLS, MT $303,204
10NORFOLK, VA $258,688

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 Laredo rose 765.75 percent compared to last year to $3.83 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 0.57 percent compared to last year to $2.84 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 113.74 percent compared to last year to $1.87 million.
  • Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, Minn. fell 20.94 percent compared to last year to $1.79 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 6.43 percent compared to last year to $1.48 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 decreased $601,430, 8.83 percent, (35.48 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $1.52 million, 60.13 percent, (23.12 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Singapore decreased $353,202, 16.75 percent, (10.03 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 United Kingdom increased $423,585, 57.55 percent, (6.62 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 France decreased $706,453, 47.4 percent, (4.48 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 79.72 percent of all these Magnesium, including waste and scrap exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $13.96 million of the $17.51 million total.

All totaled, 67.4 percent of all these Magnesium, including waste and scrap exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $11.8 million of the $17.51 million total