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

Exports: Misc. raw materials for industrial manufacturing

Misc. raw materials for industrial manufacturing, the No. 141 export by value totaled $167.84 million for the month of December, $2.15 billion through December of 2018, and $2.13 billion 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
1Canada$481.2 M
2Mexico$303.53 M
3Ireland$124.33 M
4The Netherlands$103.34 M
5China$76.58 M
6Poland$74.9 M
7Japan$74.1 M
8United Kingdom$69.66 M
9Russia$68.71 M
10Germany$63.67 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $2.15 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of New York $319,131,818
2Port Laredo $237,307,076
3Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $208,166,729
4Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $161,307,503
5Chicago O’Hare International Airport $119,455,560
6Port of Virginia $100,451,959
7Port of Long Beach $90,333,588
8Port of Los Angeles $86,566,301
9John F. Kennedy International Airport $76,119,126
10Port Everglades, Fla. $71,006,574

U.S. exports of Misc. raw materials for industrial manufacturing increased 0.96 percent through December to $2.15 billion

U.S. exports of Misc. raw materials for industrial manufacturing increased 0.96 percent from $2.13 billion to $2.15 billion 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 141 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 142 for the last full year with a total value of $2.13 billion, a $135.42 million, 6.78 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Ireland, No. 4 The Netherlands and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of New York, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 The Netherlands, No. 4 Ireland and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port of New York, No. 3 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $481,200,547
2Mexico $303,529,535
3Ireland $124,327,644
4The Netherlands $103,344,676
5China $76,579,938
6Poland $74,897,883
7Japan $74,102,731
8United Kingdom $69,664,327
9Russia $68,710,208
10Germany $63,666,271

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1NEW YORK CITY, NY $203,739,288
2LAREDO, TX $120,961,934
3DETROIT, MI $97,257,258
4LOS ANGELES, CA $91,933,820
5BUFFALO, NY $84,832,948
6CHICAGO, IL $65,127,382
7MIAMI, FL $54,394,022
8NORFOLK, VA $41,067,554
9SEATTLE, WA $34,849,122
10OGDENSBURG, NY $34,729,570

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of New York rose 32.32 percent compared to last year to $319.13 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 20.47 percent compared to last year to $237.31 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 21.8 percent compared to last year to $208.17 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 11.06 percent compared to last year to $161.31 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 5.75 percent compared to last year to $119.46 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 Canada increased $48.65 million, 11.25 percent, (22.33 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $49.25 million, 13.96 percent, (14.09 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Ireland increased $5.26 million, 4.42 percent, (5.77 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 The Netherlands decreased $31.35 million, 23.28 percent, (4.8 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 China increased $5.11 million, 7.16 percent, (3.55 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 50.54 percent of all these Misc. raw materials for industrial manufacturing exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $1.09 billion of the $2.15 billion total.

All totaled, 48.52 percent of all these Misc. raw materials for industrial manufacturing exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $1.05 billion of the $2.15 billion total