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

Exports: Molding boxes for metal foundries

Molding boxes for metal foundries, the No. 247 export by value totaled $100.38 million for the month of October, $903.57 million through October of 2018, and $1.03 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
1Mexico$540.04 M
2Canada$163.22 M
3Germany$29.93 M
4China$24.29 M
5United Kingdom$9.04 M
6Brazil$8.55 M
7France$7.76 M
8Belgium$7 M
9Austria$6.05 M
10Singapore$5.81 M
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U.S. exports of Molding boxes for metal foundries increased 4.08 percent through October to $903.57 million

U.S. exports of Molding boxes for metal foundries increased 4.08 percent from $868.16 million to $903.57 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 247 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 240 for the last full year with a total value of $1.03 billion, a $37.26 million, 3.75 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 China and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Brownsville International Bridges, No. 4 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. and No. 5 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 3 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 4 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. and No. 5 Brownsville International Bridges.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $540,043,221
2Canada $163,220,083
3Germany $29,931,179
4China $24,294,600
5United Kingdom $9,044,412
6Brazil $8,553,634
7France $7,759,262
8Belgium $6,997,487
9Austria $6,046,120
10Singapore $5,814,334

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $66,285,242
2Detroit $29,050,981
3San Diego $15,724,756
4El Paso $10,814,513
5Los Angeles $9,119,148
6New York City $7,338,231
7Phoenix/Nogales $5,900,779
8Miami $4,405,770
9Chicago $4,213,910
10Houston $3,983,059

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 Laredo rose 20.92 percent compared to last year to $253.21 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 6.05 percent compared to last year to $75.53 million.
  • Brownsville International Bridges rose 41.01 percent compared to last year to $68.44 million.
  • Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. rose 13.52 percent compared to last year to $66.4 million.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas fell 3.68 percent compared to last year to $55.01 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 $66.77 million, 14.11 percent, (59.77 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $12.76 million, 7.25 percent, (18.06 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Germany increased $14.82 million, 98.11 percent, (3.31 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 China decreased $10.91 million, 30.98 percent, (2.69 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 United Kingdom decreased $5.66 million, 38.5 percent, (1 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 84.83 percent of all these Molding boxes for metal foundries exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $766.53 million of the $903.57 million total.

All totaled, 57.39 percent of all these Molding boxes for metal foundries exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $518.58 million of the $903.57 million total