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

Exports: Mercury, alkaline metals

Mercury, alkaline metals, the No. 794 export by value totaled $6.93 million for the month of March, $17.12 million through March of 2019, and $93.88 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
1China$7.52 M
2United Kingdom$2.98 M
3Belgium$1.75 M
4Japan$1.24 M
5Canada$989,810
6France$480,880
7Germany$325,805
8Mexico$293,443
9Hong Kong$218,786
10Australia$186,032
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $17.12 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of New York $5,545,098
2Port of Wilmington, N.C. $4,115,260
3Port of Charleston $3,078,758
4John F. Kennedy International Airport $1,121,395
5Port of Savannah, Ga. $618,194
6Port of Eastport, Idaho $267,578
7Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $261,972
8Sault Ste Marie International Bridge, Mich. $252,616
9Port of Long Beach $234,323
10Port Laredo $170,700

U.S. exports of Mercury, alkaline metals decreased 24.99 percent through March to $17.12 million

U.S. exports of Mercury, alkaline metals decreased 24.99 percent from $22.83 million to $17.12 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 794 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 749 for the last full year with a total value of $93.88 million, a $27.35 million, 41.12 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 China, No. 2 United Kingdom, No. 3 Belgium, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of New York, No. 2 Port of Wilmington, N.C., No. 3 Port of Charleston, No. 4 John F. Kennedy International Airport and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 China, No. 2 United Kingdom, No. 3 Belgium, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Hong Kong. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of New York, No. 2 Port of Charleston, No. 3 Port of Wilmington, N.C., No. 4 John F. Kennedy International Airport and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $7,516,319
2United Kingdom $2,976,347
3Belgium $1,749,907
4Japan $1,236,867
5Canada $989,810
6France $480,880
7Germany $325,805
8Mexico $293,443
9Hong Kong $218,786
10Australia $186,032

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $10,124,537
2Wilmington $6,756,590
3Charleston $5,060,325
4Los Angeles $3,804,992
5Norfolk $1,986,105
6Atlanta/Savannah $1,247,850
7Detroit $593,907
8Chicago $410,543
9Laredo $307,429
10Miami $292,259

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 of New York fell 7.19 percent compared to last year to $5.55 million.
  • Port of Wilmington, N.C. rose 1.96 percent compared to last year to $4.12 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 9.55 percent compared to last year to $3.08 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 17.52 percent compared to last year to $1.12 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 15.33 percent compared to last year to $618,194.

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 China decreased $530,727, 6.6 percent, (43.89 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 United Kingdom decreased $1.37 million, 31.54 percent, (17.38 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Belgium decreased $683,870, 28.1 percent, (10.22 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Japan decreased $142,419, 10.33 percent, (7.22 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Canada increased $254,275, 34.57 percent, (5.78 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 84.49 percent of all these Mercury, alkaline metals exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $14.47 million of the $17.12 million total.

All totaled, 84.55 percent of all these Mercury, alkaline metals exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $14.48 million of the $17.12 million total