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

Exports: Nickel Waste and Scrap

Nickel Waste and Scrap, the No. 631 export by value totaled $12.4 million for the month of October, $138.58 million through October of 2018, and $121.13 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
1Canada$108.06 M
2Japan$8.37 M
3United Kingdom$6.94 M
4Australia$4.23 M
5Sweden$3.87 M
6The Netherlands$2.49 M
7India$1.81 M
8Spain$1.09 M
9Georgia$289,760
10Taiwan$231,714
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $138.58 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $84,631,775
2Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $11,454,982
3Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $8,138,767
4Port of New York $7,431,541
5Port of Baltimore, Md. $3,676,315
6Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $3,642,151
7Port of Los Angeles $3,542,051
8Port of Long Beach $3,110,902
9Port of Savannah, Ga. $2,936,105
10Port of Virginia $2,539,203

U.S. exports of Nickel Waste and Scrap increased 37.80 percent through October to $138.58 million

U.S. exports of Nickel Waste and Scrap increased 37.80 percent from $100.57 million to $138.58 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 631 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 685 for the last full year with a total value of $121.13 million, a $21.09 million, 21.08 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this 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..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 United Kingdom, No. 3 Japan, 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 Virginia.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $108,058,207
2Japan $8,368,054
3United Kingdom $6,939,930
4Australia $4,229,295
5Sweden $3,865,062
6The Netherlands $2,493,005
7India $1,810,869
8Spain $1,087,597
9Georgia $289,760
10Taiwan $231,714

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Buffalo $15,353,873
2Detroit $3,641,091
3Ogdensburg, N.Y. $889,509
4Los Angeles $753,801
5New York City $623,313
6Baltimore $543,000
7Houston $364,134
8Charleston $257,444
9Seattle $85,017
10San Diego $67,177

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:

  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 41.06 percent compared to last year to $84.63 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 18.69 percent compared to last year to $11.45 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 81.71 percent compared to last year to $8.14 million.
  • Port of New York rose 83.76 percent compared to last year to $7.43 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. rose 2.39 percent compared to last year to $3.68 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 $30.7 million, 39.69 percent, (77.97 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Japan increased $4.41 million, 111.2 percent, (6.04 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 United Kingdom increased $2.6 million, 59.81 percent, (5.01 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Australia increased $608,387, 16.8 percent, (3.05 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Sweden increased $387,022, 11.13 percent, (2.79 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 94.86 percent of all these Nickel Waste and Scrap exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $131.46 million of the $138.58 million total.

All totaled, 83.22 percent of all these Nickel Waste and Scrap exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $115.33 million of the $138.58 million total