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

Exports: Magnesium, including waste and scrap

Magnesium, including waste and scrap, the No. 754 export by value totaled $6.78 million for the month of July, $51.32 million through July 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$17.71 M
2Mexico$8.5 M
3Singapore$7.58 M
4France$5.85 M
5United Kingdom$2.54 M
6China$1.48 M
7Brazil$1.37 M
8Israel$840,064
9Japan$640,414
10Ireland$529,910
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $51.32 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, Minn. $8,683,114
2Chicago O’Hare International Airport $5,771,597
3Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $5,300,287
4Port Laredo $4,860,286
5Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $3,941,658
6Port of New Orleans $3,299,040
7Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $2,466,068
8El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $1,836,011
9Port of New York $1,804,619
10Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $1,504,122

U.S. exports of Magnesium, including waste and scrap decreased 27.34 percent through July to $51.32 million

U.S. exports of Magnesium, including waste and scrap decreased 27.34 percent from $70.63 million to $51.32 million through the first seven 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 754 through July among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 704 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 July 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 Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, Minn., No. 2 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Venezuela, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Singapore and No. 5 France. 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 – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $17,714,468
2Mexico $8,499,813
3Singapore $7,576,734
4France $5,848,712
5United Kingdom $2,536,443
6China $1,478,766
7Brazil $1,366,490
8Israel $840,064
9Japan $640,414
10Ireland $529,910

January – July 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 seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, Minn. rose 13 percent compared to last year to $8.68 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 1.77 percent compared to last year to $5.77 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 45.39 percent compared to last year to $5.3 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 116.28 percent compared to last year to $4.86 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 131.77 percent compared to last year to $3.94 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 $743,770, 4.38 percent, (34.52 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $1.86 million, 17.96 percent, (16.56 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Singapore decreased $829,399, 9.87 percent, (14.76 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 France increased $984,757, 20.25 percent, (11.4 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 United Kingdom decreased $649,412, 20.38 percent, (4.94 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 82.18 percent of all these Magnesium, including waste and scrap exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $42.18 million of the $51.32 million total.

All totaled, 55.64 percent of all these Magnesium, including waste and scrap exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $28.56 million of the $51.32 million total