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

Exports: Misc. copper articles

Misc. copper articles, the No. 502 export by value totaled $25.43 million for the month of October, $247.29 million through October 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$119.58 M
2Canada$34.05 M
3China$16.91 M
4Taiwan$9.24 M
5Germany$6.16 M
6Hong Kong$5.29 M
7United Kingdom$4.48 M
8South Korea$4.47 M
9Chile$3.96 M
10Malaysia$3.4 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $247.29 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $37,316,954
2Port Laredo $31,832,741
3Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $24,388,864
4John F. Kennedy International Airport $15,730,426
5Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. $11,844,276
6Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $10,112,707
7Low-Valued Imports and Exports $8,511,866
8Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $7,998,117
9Port of Los Angeles $7,925,465
10Port of Oakland, Calif. $7,479,458

U.S. exports of Misc. copper articles increased 5.19 percent through October to $247.29 million

U.S. exports of Misc. copper articles increased 5.19 percent from $235.09 million to $247.29 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 502 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 493 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 October 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 – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $119,575,378
2Canada $34,048,224
3China $16,908,559
4Taiwan $9,235,919
5Germany $6,157,715
6Hong Kong $5,294,942
7United Kingdom $4,476,687
8South Korea $4,468,042
9Chile $3,957,576
10Malaysia $3,401,899

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $7,273,172
2El Paso $7,159,970
3San Diego $5,433,173
4New York City $4,758,106
5Los Angeles $3,693,668
6Phoenix/Nogales $2,056,706
7Detroit $1,721,183
8Miami $1,689,583
9Low Value Shipments $1,609,773
10Buffalo $1,589,527

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:

  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas fell 2.4 percent compared to last year to $37.32 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 1.76 percent compared to last year to $31.83 million.
  • Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. rose 5.51 percent compared to last year to $24.39 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 0.24 percent compared to last year to $15.73 million.
  • Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. rose 61.44 percent compared to last year to $11.84 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 $5.12 million, 4.48 percent, (48.35 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada increased $3.39 million, 11.07 percent, (13.77 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China increased $4.55 million, 36.79 percent, (6.84 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Taiwan increased $290,451, 3.25 percent, (3.73 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Germany decreased $978,098, 13.71 percent, (2.49 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 75.19 percent of all these Misc. copper articles exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $185.93 million of the $247.29 million total.

All totaled, 48.98 percent of all these Misc. copper articles exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $121.11 million of the $247.29 million total