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

Exports: Misc. carbon (excluding carbon black)

Misc. carbon (excluding carbon black), the No. 454 export by value totaled $33.23 million for the month of October, $306.16 million through October of 2018, and $311.13 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
1Canada$69.38 M
2China$42.47 M
3Mexico$40.66 M
4Belgium$35.17 M
5Japan$22.79 M
6India$18.85 M
7South Korea$14.43 M
8Germany$8.72 M
9Italy$8.49 M
10The Netherlands$7.99 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $306.16 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $48,009,292
2Port of New Orleans $46,969,313
3Port of Los Angeles $45,269,436
4Port of Houston $38,412,393
5Port Laredo $35,689,974
6Port of Long Beach $24,961,715
7Port of New York $13,431,198
8Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $9,774,333
9Port of Savannah, Ga. $9,007,795
10Port of Virginia $7,016,902

U.S. exports of Misc. carbon (excluding carbon black) increased 18.03 percent through October to $306.16 million

U.S. exports of Misc. carbon (excluding carbon black) increased 18.03 percent from $259.4 million to $306.16 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 454 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 479 for the last full year with a total value of $311.13 million, a $48.93 million, 18.66 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 China, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Belgium 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.

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

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $69,378,300
2China $42,467,585
3Mexico $40,657,392
4Belgium $35,172,020
5Japan $22,794,714
6India $18,851,081
7South Korea $14,428,651
8Germany $8,718,525
9Italy $8,493,659
10The Netherlands $7,991,382

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $14,819,079
2Detroit $10,040,826
3Houston $7,151,794
4Laredo $6,126,367
5New Orleans $5,587,481
6Buffalo $1,311,138
7New York City $1,304,678
8Atlanta/Savannah $1,200,465
9Norfolk $993,461
10Charleston $766,601

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 Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 39.41 percent compared to last year to $48.01 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 54.86 percent compared to last year to $46.97 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 5.84 percent compared to last year to $45.27 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 61.78 percent compared to last year to $38.41 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 15.81 percent compared to last year to $35.69 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 $17.27 million, 33.15 percent, (22.66 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 China increased $697,628, 1.67 percent, (13.87 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Mexico increased $5.37 million, 15.22 percent, (13.28 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Belgium increased $7.46 million, 26.9 percent, (11.49 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Japan increased $2.02 million, 9.73 percent, (7.45 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 68.75 percent of all these Misc. carbon (excluding carbon black) exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $210.47 million of the $306.16 million total.

All totaled, 70.01 percent of all these Misc. carbon (excluding carbon black) exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $214.35 million of the $306.16 million total