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

Exports: Nickel Waste and Scrap

Nickel Waste and Scrap, the No. 666 export by value totaled $13.9 million for the month of September, $99.74 million through September 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$60.01 M
2Japan$10.95 M
3United Kingdom$7.18 M
4Australia$6.15 M
5Germany$3.7 M
6Sweden$3.44 M
7India$2.43 M
8The Netherlands$1.61 M
9Taiwan$848,876
10Spain$831,110
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January – September 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $99.74 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $44,185,653
2Port of New York $10,458,100
3Port of Los Angeles $7,294,242
4Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $7,128,897
5Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $6,374,234
6Port of Houston $4,284,007
7Port of Long Beach $3,467,101
8Port of Baltimore, Md. $3,447,882
9Port of Virginia $2,377,134
10Port of Charleston $1,930,461

U.S. exports of Nickel Waste and Scrap decreased 20.96 percent through September to $99.74 million

U.S. exports of Nickel Waste and Scrap decreased 20.96 percent from $126.19 million to $99.74 million through the first nine 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 666 through September among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 629 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 September of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 Australia and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 2 Port of New York, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. 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 Sweden and No. 5 Australia. 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 – September 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $60,005,477
2Japan $10,949,964
3United Kingdom $7,184,632
4Australia $6,152,304
5Germany $3,703,024
6Sweden $3,443,643
7India $2,427,348
8The Netherlands $1,610,479
9Taiwan $848,876
10Spain $831,110

January – September 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 nine months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 44.59 percent compared to last year to $44.19 million.
  • Port of New York rose 72.02 percent compared to last year to $10.46 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 124.98 percent compared to last year to $7.29 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 22.44 percent compared to last year to $7.13 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 19.45 percent compared to last year to $6.37 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 $40.48 million, 40.29 percent, (60.16 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Japan increased $3.75 million, 52.1 percent, (10.98 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 United Kingdom increased $783,348, 12.24 percent, (7.2 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Australia increased $3.34 million, 119.11 percent, (6.17 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Germany increased $3.65 million, 7186.69 percent, (3.71 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 88.22 percent of all these Nickel Waste and Scrap exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through September of this year. That is equal to $88 million of the $99.74 million total.

All totaled, 75.63 percent of all these Nickel Waste and Scrap exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through September of this year. That is equal to $75.44 million of the $99.74 million total

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