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

Exports: Nickel bars, rods, wire

Nickel bars, rods, wire, the No. 250 export by value totaled $86.97 million for the month of March, $250.04 million through March of 2019, and $923.78 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
1Mexico$51.09 M
2Belgium$37.77 M
3China$35.54 M
4France$32.28 M
5United Kingdom$19.45 M
6Japan$12.86 M
7Canada$10.99 M
8Germany$7.08 M
9Italy$5.91 M
10Singapore$4.26 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $250.04 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Chester, Penn. $37,158,298
2Port of Charleston $36,537,168
3Port Laredo $35,246,077
4Port of New York $29,574,176
5Port of Wilmington, N.C. $14,310,957
6Port of Newark $11,969,430
7John F. Kennedy International Airport $10,152,103
8Port of Los Angeles $6,517,343
9Port of New Orleans $4,738,136
10El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $4,608,947

U.S. exports of Nickel bars, rods, wire increased 14.77 percent through March to $250.04 million

U.S. exports of Nickel bars, rods, wire increased 14.77 percent from $217.87 million to $250.04 million through the first three 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 250 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 270 for the last full year with a total value of $923.78 million, a $183.92 million, 24.86 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Belgium, No. 3 China, No. 4 France and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Chester, Penn., No. 2 Port of Charleston, No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Port of New York and No. 5 Port of Wilmington, N.C..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 France, No. 3 China, No. 4 Belgium and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Charleston, No. 2 Port of Chester, Penn., No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Port of New York and No. 5 Port of Wilmington, N.C..

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $51,085,705
2Belgium $37,771,495
3China $35,538,486
4France $32,278,448
5United Kingdom $19,454,811
6Japan $12,862,670
7Canada $10,989,818
8Germany $7,076,128
9Italy $5,914,130
10Singapore $4,261,891

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $56,732,549
2Charleston $45,378,871
3Philadelphia $44,673,585
4Laredo $42,262,329
5Los Angeles $17,957,849
6Wilmington $17,217,140
7Atlanta/Savannah $8,219,394
8Chicago $5,363,638
9Detroit $4,959,340
10Cleveland $4,915,627

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Chester, Penn. rose 22.29 percent compared to last year to $37.16 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 25.13 percent compared to last year to $36.54 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 48.54 percent compared to last year to $35.25 million.
  • Port of New York rose 68.16 percent compared to last year to $29.57 million.
  • Port of Wilmington, N.C. rose 0.07 percent compared to last year to $14.31 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 $15.66 million, 44.22 percent, (20.43 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Belgium increased $10.47 million, 38.37 percent, (15.11 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China increased $5.66 million, 18.94 percent, (14.21 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 France increased $1.16 million, 3.73 percent, (12.91 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 United Kingdom increased $4.12 million, 26.83 percent, (7.78 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 70.44 percent of all these Nickel bars, rods, wire exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $176.13 million of the $250.04 million total.

All totaled, 61.12 percent of all these Nickel bars, rods, wire exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $152.83 million of the $250.04 million total