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

Exports: Misc. carbon (excluding carbon black)

Misc. carbon (excluding carbon black), the No. 462 export by value totaled $27.02 million for the month of March, $82.37 million through March of 2019, and $361.59 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
1Canada$23.49 M
2Mexico$13.17 M
3Belgium$11.98 M
4Japan$8.35 M
5China$5.24 M
6India$3.6 M
7Italy$2.95 M
8South Korea$2.53 M
9Brazil$1.56 M
10United Arab Emirates$1.47 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $82.37 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $16,692,828
2Port of New Orleans $13,852,860
3Port Laredo $12,244,921
4Port of Los Angeles $11,642,742
5Port of Houston $8,936,311
6Port of New York $4,507,015
7Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $3,017,087
8Port of Long Beach $2,838,199
9Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $2,650,422
10Port of Virginia $1,899,165

U.S. exports of Misc. carbon (excluding carbon black) decreased 2.13 percent through March to $82.37 million

U.S. exports of Misc. carbon (excluding carbon black) decreased 2.13 percent from $84.16 million to $82.37 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 462 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 459 for the last full year with a total value of $361.59 million, a $50.46 million, 16.22 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Belgium, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Port of New Orleans, No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Port of Houston.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 China, No. 3 Belgium, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Port of New Orleans, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Port Laredo.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $23,494,170
2Mexico $13,170,040
3Belgium $11,981,616
4Japan $8,345,387
5China $5,244,114
6India $3,600,467
7Italy $2,953,008
8South Korea $2,534,185
9Brazil $1,557,359
10United Arab Emirates $1,469,078

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $27,661,838
2Detroit $21,531,901
3New Orleans $15,424,385
4Laredo $13,278,834
5Houston $12,540,212
6New York City $3,932,905
7Buffalo $3,430,762
8Norfolk $2,133,935
9Atlanta/Savannah $1,740,463
10Ogdensburg, N.Y. $1,036,381

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 Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 23.89 percent compared to last year to $16.69 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 57.16 percent compared to last year to $13.85 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 40.28 percent compared to last year to $12.24 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 17.91 percent compared to last year to $11.64 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 14.31 percent compared to last year to $8.94 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 $3.58 million, 17.98 percent, (28.52 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $3.31 million, 33.58 percent, (15.99 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Belgium increased $1.35 million, 12.67 percent, (14.55 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Japan increased $2.53 million, 43.54 percent, (10.13 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 China decreased $8.98 million, 63.13 percent, (6.37 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 75.56 percent of all these Misc. carbon (excluding carbon black) exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $62.24 million of the $82.37 million total.

All totaled, 76.93 percent of all these Misc. carbon (excluding carbon black) exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $63.37 million of the $82.37 million total