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

Exports: Mercury, alkaline metals

Mercury, alkaline metals, the No. 762 export by value totaled $7.53 million for the month of October, $76.26 million through October of 2018, and $66.52 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
1China$33.91 M
2Belgium$7.34 M
3United Kingdom$6.71 M
4Hong Kong$5.2 M
5Japan$4.85 M
6Canada$2.97 M
7Germany$2.52 M
8France$2.31 M
9Mexico$1.16 M
10Italy$806,850
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $76.26 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of New York $23,164,096
2Port of Charleston $12,031,701
3Port of Wilmington, N.C. $9,737,025
4John F. Kennedy International Airport $8,001,782
5Port of Long Beach $6,144,481
6Port of Savannah, Ga. $3,105,358
7Port of Virginia $2,135,579
8Los Angeles International Airport $1,990,553
9Sault Ste Marie International Bridge, Mich. $1,062,030
10Chicago O’Hare International Airport $929,578

U.S. exports of Mercury, alkaline metals increased 37.56 percent through October to $76.26 million

U.S. exports of Mercury, alkaline metals increased 37.56 percent from $55.44 million to $76.26 million through the first 10 months of 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 762 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 810 for the last full year with a total value of $66.52 million, a $6.14 million, 8.45 percent decrease from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 China, No. 2 Belgium, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 Hong Kong and No. 5 Japan. 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.

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 Wilmington, N.C., No. 3 Port of Charleston, No. 4 Port of Long Beach and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $33,907,292
2Belgium $7,339,039
3United Kingdom $6,709,068
4Hong Kong $5,195,442
5Japan $4,845,489
6Canada $2,972,251
7Germany $2,522,406
8France $2,307,008
9Mexico $1,161,042
10Italy $806,850

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $4,087,443
2Los Angeles $2,405,398
3Wilmington $2,311,872
4Norfolk $1,957,422
5Charleston $1,598,057
6Atlanta/Savannah $521,121
7Chicago $303,106
8Detroit $217,119
9Laredo $210,955
10San Francisco $201,831

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of New York rose 51.9 percent compared to last year to $23.16 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 54.41 percent compared to last year to $12.03 million.
  • Port of Wilmington, N.C. fell 6.38 percent compared to last year to $9.74 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 1160.07 percent compared to last year to $8 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 32.56 percent compared to last year to $6.14 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 China increased $16.63 million, 96.27 percent, (44.46 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Belgium increased $2.04 million, 38.42 percent, (9.62 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 United Kingdom decreased $181,023, 2.63 percent, (8.8 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Hong Kong increased $502,060, 10.7 percent, (6.81 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Japan decreased $427,862, 8.11 percent, (6.35 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 76.05 percent of all these Mercury, alkaline metals exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $58 million of the $76.26 million total.

All totaled, 77.47 percent of all these Mercury, alkaline metals exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $59.08 million of the $76.26 million total