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

Exports: Misc. raw materials for industrial manufacturing

Misc. raw materials for industrial manufacturing, the No. 142 export by value totaled $186.66 million for the month of October, $1.82 billion through October of 2018, and $2.13 billion 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$407.79 M
2Mexico$253.71 M
3Ireland$97.79 M
4The Netherlands$89.43 M
5Japan$64.32 M
6Poland$62.63 M
7China$62.02 M
8Russia$60.92 M
9United Kingdom$58.61 M
10Germany$55.51 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.82 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of New York $270,339,587
2Port Laredo $197,830,392
3Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $174,470,938
4Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $135,774,843
5Chicago O’Hare International Airport $104,629,434
6Port of Virginia $87,998,073
7Port of Long Beach $76,627,280
8Port of Los Angeles $69,003,806
9John F. Kennedy International Airport $64,433,482
10Port Everglades, Fla. $53,590,802

U.S. exports of Misc. raw materials for industrial manufacturing increased 1.80 percent through October to $1.82 billion

U.S. exports of Misc. raw materials for industrial manufacturing increased 1.80 percent from $1.79 billion to $1.82 billion 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 142 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 140 for the last full year with a total value of $2.13 billion, a $135.42 million, 6.78 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Ireland, No. 4 The Netherlands and No. 5 Japan. 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.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 The Netherlands, No. 4 Ireland and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port of New York, No. 3 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $407,789,355
2Mexico $253,712,899
3Ireland $97,789,145
4The Netherlands $89,426,421
5Japan $64,316,769
6Poland $62,627,894
7China $62,018,646
8Russia $60,919,470
9United Kingdom $58,609,148
10Germany $55,512,478

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $60,896,585
2Laredo $42,061,583
3Detroit $35,432,304
4Los Angeles $28,488,039
5Buffalo $27,938,623
6Chicago $24,468,851
7Norfolk $16,085,064
8Miami $13,194,400
9Ogdensburg, N.Y. $12,281,722
10Seattle $11,120,779

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 York rose 41.85 percent compared to last year to $270.34 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 22.4 percent compared to last year to $197.83 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 23.82 percent compared to last year to $174.47 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 12.42 percent compared to last year to $135.77 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 10.13 percent compared to last year to $104.63 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 $44.31 million, 12.19 percent, (22.43 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $44.64 million, 14.96 percent, (13.95 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Ireland decreased $1.52 million, 1.53 percent, (5.38 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 The Netherlands decreased $26.44 million, 22.82 percent, (4.92 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Japan increased $18.39 million, 40.05 percent, (3.54 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 50.21 percent of all these Misc. raw materials for industrial manufacturing exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $913.03 million of the $1.82 billion total.

All totaled, 48.57 percent of all these Misc. raw materials for industrial manufacturing exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $883.05 million of the $1.82 billion total