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

Exports: Misc. copper articles

Misc. copper articles, the No. 506 export by value totaled $18.78 million for the month of December, $290.52 million through December of 2018, and $279.17 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
1Mexico$141.34 M
2Canada$39.86 M
3China$19.79 M
4Taiwan$10.67 M
5Germany$6.92 M
6Hong Kong$6.26 M
7United Kingdom$5.28 M
8South Korea$5.18 M
9Chile$4.88 M
10France$4.03 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $290.52 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $44,835,001
2Port Laredo $36,727,489
3Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $28,913,467
4John F. Kennedy International Airport $18,202,213
5Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. $14,056,437
6Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $12,102,045
7Low-Valued Imports and Exports $10,134,539
8Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $9,306,351
9Port of Los Angeles $8,826,771
10Port of Oakland, Calif. $7,670,863

U.S. exports of Misc. copper articles increased 4.07 percent through December to $290.52 million

U.S. exports of Misc. copper articles increased 4.07 percent from $279.17 million to $290.52 million in 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 506 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 494 for the last full year with a total value of $279.17 million, a $4.68 million, 1.70 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 Taiwan and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif., No. 4 John F. Kennedy International Airport and No. 5 Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 Taiwan and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif., No. 4 John F. Kennedy International Airport and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $141,342,712
2Canada $39,862,531
3China $19,788,825
4Taiwan $10,671,761
5Germany $6,917,509
6Hong Kong $6,264,900
7United Kingdom $5,277,478
8South Korea $5,180,527
9Chile $4,878,771
10France $4,032,192

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1EL PASO, TX $20,602,548
2LAREDO, TX $20,479,926
3SAN DIEGO, CA $14,873,588
4NEW YORK CITY, NY $13,324,540
5LOS ANGELES, CA $9,835,208
6NOGALES, AZ $6,087,954
7BUFFALO, NY $5,212,432
8DETROIT, MI $4,841,984
9MIAMI, FL $4,741,832
10LOW VALUE $4,741,474

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas fell 2.63 percent compared to last year to $44.84 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 2.92 percent compared to last year to $36.73 million.
  • Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. rose 9.54 percent compared to last year to $28.91 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 0.78 percent compared to last year to $18.2 million.
  • Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. rose 61.21 percent compared to last year to $14.06 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 Mexico increased $7.09 million, 5.28 percent, (48.65 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada increased $3.49 million, 9.59 percent, (13.72 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China increased $4.97 million, 33.5 percent, (6.81 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Taiwan decreased $1.88 million, 14.98 percent, (3.67 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Germany decreased $1.64 million, 19.13 percent, (2.38 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 75.24 percent of all these Misc. copper articles exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $218.58 million of the $290.52 million total.

All totaled, 49.13 percent of all these Misc. copper articles exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $142.73 million of the $290.52 million total