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

Exports: Nickel Waste and Scrap

Nickel Waste and Scrap, the No. 671 export by value totaled $8.81 million for the month of February, $20.36 million through February of 2019, and $156.84 million 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$13.67 M
2Australia$1.59 M
3Japan$1.28 M
4United Kingdom$1.13 M
5Sweden$827,104
6India$476,509
7Singapore$425,561
8Spain$411,980
9Germany$281,688
10The Netherlands$98,566
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $20.36 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $9,356,790
2Port of New York $2,340,819
3Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $2,170,082
4Port of Los Angeles $1,534,711
5Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $1,528,329
6Port of Baltimore, Md. $768,960
7Port of Houston $559,735
8Port of Long Beach $542,344
9Port of Virginia $310,907
10Port of Charleston $303,829

U.S. exports of Nickel Waste and Scrap decreased 10.27 percent through February to $20.36 million

U.S. exports of Nickel Waste and Scrap decreased 10.27 percent from $22.69 million to $20.36 million through the first two 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 671 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 642 for the last full year with a total value of $156.84 million, a $35.7 million, 29.48 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through February of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Australia, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 Sweden. The leading gateways were No. 1 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 2 Port of New York, No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 Australia and No. 5 Sweden. The leading gateways were No. 1 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 2 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of New York and No. 5 Port of Baltimore, Md..

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $13,666,164
2Australia $1,592,789
3Japan $1,278,338
4United Kingdom $1,133,383
5Sweden $827,104
6India $476,509
7Singapore $425,561
8Spain $411,980
9Germany $281,688
10The Netherlands $98,566

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Buffalo $24,184,389
2Detroit $5,902,137
3Los Angeles $2,704,713
4New York City $2,569,607
5Baltimore $1,686,325
6Ogdensburg, N.Y. $1,366,482
7Houston $628,134
8Charleston $512,204
9Atlanta/Savannah $395,999
10Norfolk $300,846

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first two months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 39.06 percent compared to last year to $9.36 million.
  • Port of New York rose 275.54 percent compared to last year to $2.34 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 7.8 percent compared to last year to $2.17 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 159.59 percent compared to last year to $1.53 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 6.12 percent compared to last year to $1.53 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 decreased $6.3 million, 31.54 percent, (67.12 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Australia increased $1.17 million, 273.7 percent, (7.82 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Japan increased $480,549, 60.24 percent, (6.28 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 United Kingdom increased $675,438, 147.49 percent, (5.57 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Sweden increased $418,942, 102.64 percent, (4.06 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 90.85 percent of all these Nickel Waste and Scrap exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $18.5 million of the $20.36 million total.

All totaled, 83.16 percent of all these Nickel Waste and Scrap exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $16.93 million of the $20.36 million total