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

Exports: Misc. aluminum oxides and hydroxides

Misc. aluminum oxides and hydroxides, the No. 374 export by value totaled $38.18 million for the month of October, $421.22 million through October of 2018, and $481.7 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$64.97 M
2Canada$52.89 M
3China$46.47 M
4Belgium$31.94 M
5Germany$31.54 M
6The Netherlands$30.17 M
7Venezuela$23.59 M
8Japan$23.52 M
9Norway$15.32 M
10India$14.83 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $421.22 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of New Orleans $66,503,296
2Port Laredo $39,476,236
3Port of New York $32,874,885
4Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $31,255,836
5Port of Houston $27,836,478
6Port of Los Angeles $27,651,790
7Port of Long Beach $24,373,556
8Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $22,961,193
9Port of Savannah, Ga. $17,645,884
10Port of Charleston $16,210,542

U.S. exports of Misc. aluminum oxides and hydroxides increased 5.30 percent through October to $421.22 million

U.S. exports of Misc. aluminum oxides and hydroxides increased 5.30 percent from $400.01 million to $421.22 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 374 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 376 for the last full year with a total value of $481.7 million, a $151.34 million, 23.91 percent decrease from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 Belgium and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of New Orleans, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of New York, No. 4 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY and No. 5 Port of Houston.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 The Netherlands, No. 4 China and No. 5 Russia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of New Orleans, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La., No. 4 Port of New York and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $64,972,537
2Canada $52,885,761
3China $46,473,170
4Belgium $31,943,499
5Germany $31,539,928
6The Netherlands $30,173,531
7Venezuela $23,594,534
8Japan $23,521,632
9Norway $15,324,419
10India $14,827,869

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $12,290,182
2Laredo $10,650,968
3Houston $10,468,393
4New Orleans $9,306,753
5Buffalo $6,797,979
6New York City $6,149,144
7Detroit $6,011,417
8Atlanta/Savannah $4,148,072
9Charleston $3,033,343
10Norfolk $1,794,041

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 Orleans fell 10.47 percent compared to last year to $66.5 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 73.09 percent compared to last year to $39.48 million.
  • Port of New York rose 24.23 percent compared to last year to $32.87 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 13.99 percent compared to last year to $31.26 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 1.29 percent compared to last year to $27.84 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 $18.15 million, 38.76 percent, (15.43 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada increased $5.12 million, 10.72 percent, (12.56 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China increased $14.78 million, 46.64 percent, (11.03 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Belgium increased $5.43 million, 20.46 percent, (7.58 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Germany increased $3.6 million, 12.89 percent, (7.49 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 54.09 percent of all these Misc. aluminum oxides and hydroxides exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $227.81 million of the $421.22 million total.

All totaled, 46.99 percent of all these Misc. aluminum oxides and hydroxides exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $197.95 million of the $421.22 million total