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

Exports: Misc. ash and slag

Misc. ash and slag, the No. 827 export by value totaled $7.03 million for the month of September, $45.35 million through September of 2019, and $22.32 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
1South Africa$22.74 M
2Canada$6.46 M
3Spain$5.55 M
4Sweden$4.67 M
5The Netherlands$3.94 M
6Mexico$788,388
7United Kingdom$486,376
8Equatorial Guinea$378,438
9Belgium$87,000
10Venezuela$56,300
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January – September 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $45.35 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Charleston $27,406,981
2Port of Virginia $6,056,394
3Low-Valued Imports and Exports $2,537,323
4Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $2,234,615
5Port of Newark $1,228,430
6Port of New York $1,119,349
7Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $702,875
8Port of Seattle, Wash. $673,552
9Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $435,306
10Port of Houston $425,378

U.S. exports of Misc. ash and slag increased 255.72 percent through September to $45.35 million

U.S. exports of Misc. ash and slag increased 255.72 percent from $12.75 million to $45.35 million through the first nine 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 827 through September among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1023 for the last full year with a total value of $22.32 million, a $15.95 million, 250.42 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through September of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 South Africa, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Spain, No. 4 Sweden and No. 5 The Netherlands. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Charleston, No. 2 Port of Virginia, No. 3 Low-Valued Imports and Exports, No. 4 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. and No. 5 Port of Newark.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Spain, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Zambia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Virginia, No. 2 Port of Charleston, No. 3 Port of Baltimore, Md., No. 4 Low-Valued Imports and Exports and No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

January – September 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1South Africa $22,736,160
2Canada $6,458,093
3Spain $5,551,234
4Sweden $4,670,821
5The Netherlands $3,941,798
6Mexico $788,388
7United Kingdom $486,376
8Equatorial Guinea $378,438
9Belgium $87,000
10Venezuela $56,300

January – September 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Charleston $2,840,252
2Norfolk $1,207,553
3Buffalo $662,339
4Low Value Shipments $578,656
5Detroit $324,764
6Laredo $217,970
7Pembina, N.D. $123,345
8Duluth, Minn. $116,512
9Seattle $112,021
10Chicago $98,730

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Charleston rose 2045.25 percent compared to last year to $27.41 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 50.21 percent compared to last year to $6.06 million.
  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports rose 73.34 percent compared to last year to $2.54 million.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. rose 394.48 percent compared to last year to $2.23 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 4876.22 percent compared to last year to $1.23 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 South Africa increased $22.74 million, 0 percent, (50.13 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada increased $3.21 million, 98.78 percent, (14.24 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Spain decreased $1.34 million, 19.45 percent, (12.24 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Sweden increased $4.67 million, 0 percent, (10.3 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 The Netherlands increased $3.94 million, 0 percent, (8.69 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 95.6 percent of all these Misc. ash and slag exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through September of this year. That is equal to $43.36 million of the $45.35 million total.

All totaled, 87.01 percent of all these Misc. ash and slag exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through September of this year. That is equal to $39.46 million of the $45.35 million total

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