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

Exports: Misc. ash and slag

Misc. ash and slag, the No. 881 export by value totaled $5.01 million for the month of March, $9.95 million through March 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$3.41 M
2Sweden$3 M
3Spain$1.64 M
4Canada$1.05 M
5Equatorial Guinea$369,499
6Mexico$214,511
7The Netherlands$108,007
8United Kingdom$54,652
9Belgium$49,500
10Japan$22,556
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U.S. exports of Misc. ash and slag increased 375.18 percent through March to $9.95 million

U.S. exports of Misc. ash and slag increased 375.18 percent from $2.09 million to $9.95 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 881 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1086 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 March of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 South Africa, No. 2 Sweden, No. 3 Spain, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Equatorial Guinea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Charleston, No. 2 Port of Virginia, No. 3 Low-Valued Imports and Exports, No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Spain, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Colombia and No. 5 Belgium. 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 – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1South Africa $3,407,280
2Sweden $2,997,699
3Spain $1,636,264
4Canada $1,046,077
5Equatorial Guinea $369,499
6Mexico $214,511
7The Netherlands $108,007
8United Kingdom $54,652
9Belgium $49,500
10Japan $22,556

January – March 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 three months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Charleston totaled $6.4 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Port of Virginia rose 3150.4 percent compared to last year to $1.51 million.
  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports rose 86.36 percent compared to last year to $601,990.
  • Port of Houston rose 2451.03 percent compared to last year to $377,935.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 295.32 percent compared to last year to $162,265.

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 $3.41 million, 0 percent, (34.26 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Sweden increased $3 million, 0 percent, (30.14 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Spain increased $689,675, 72.86 percent, (16.45 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Canada increased $260,688, 33.19 percent, (10.52 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Equatorial Guinea increased $365,908, 10190 percent, (3.71 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 95.08 percent of all these Misc. ash and slag exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $9.46 million of the $9.95 million total.

All totaled, 91.03 percent of all these Misc. ash and slag exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $9.05 million of the $9.95 million total