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

Exports: Misc. raw materials for industrial manufacturing

Misc. raw materials for industrial manufacturing, the No. 139 export by value totaled $195.92 million for the month of March, $547.44 million through March of 2019, and $2.15 billion 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$119.82 M
2Mexico$90.1 M
3Ireland$34.28 M
4The Netherlands$30.27 M
5Poland$22.32 M
6China$19.94 M
7United Kingdom$17.42 M
8Russia$17.26 M
9Germany$15.85 M
10Japan$14.95 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $547.44 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of New York $83,791,331
2Port Laredo $71,838,020
3Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $57,054,905
4Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $39,981,201
5Port of Los Angeles $36,412,593
6Chicago O’Hare International Airport $28,909,565
7John F. Kennedy International Airport $21,026,085
8Port of Virginia $16,179,444
9Port of Long Beach $15,833,202
10Port of Newark $14,659,852

U.S. exports of Misc. raw materials for industrial manufacturing increased 4.70 percent through March to $547.44 million

U.S. exports of Misc. raw materials for industrial manufacturing increased 4.70 percent from $522.86 million to $547.44 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 139 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 143 for the last full year with a total value of $2.15 billion, a $20.41 million, 0.96 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Ireland, No. 4 The Netherlands and No. 5 Poland. 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 Port of Los Angeles.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Ireland, No. 4 The Netherlands and No. 5 France. 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.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $119,816,845
2Mexico $90,104,481
3Ireland $34,276,769
4The Netherlands $30,268,655
5Poland $22,316,670
6China $19,940,123
7United Kingdom $17,422,566
8Russia $17,259,055
9Germany $15,845,079
10Japan $14,949,304

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $129,118,374
2Laredo $81,834,981
3Detroit $63,698,953
4Buffalo $61,634,414
5Los Angeles $61,601,575
6Miami $39,438,793
7Chicago $39,298,437
8Norfolk $28,538,950
9Ogdensburg, N.Y. $23,369,124
10Seattle $22,491,047

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 of New York rose 19.8 percent compared to last year to $83.79 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 17.99 percent compared to last year to $71.84 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 13.98 percent compared to last year to $57.05 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 3.76 percent compared to last year to $39.98 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 95.85 percent compared to last year to $36.41 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 $8.51 million, 7.65 percent, (21.89 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $15.97 million, 21.54 percent, (16.46 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Ireland decreased $4.59 million, 11.82 percent, (6.26 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 The Netherlands increased $8.89 million, 41.55 percent, (5.53 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Poland increased $6.79 million, 43.74 percent, (4.08 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 54.21 percent of all these Misc. raw materials for industrial manufacturing exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $296.78 million of the $547.44 million total.

All totaled, 52.81 percent of all these Misc. raw materials for industrial manufacturing exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $289.08 million of the $547.44 million total