Generic selectors
Exact matches only
Search in title
Search in content
Search in posts
Search in pages
Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through December 2018.

Exports: Nickel bars, rods, wire

Nickel bars, rods, wire, the No. 270 export by value totaled $73.13 million for the month of December, $923.78 million through December of 2018, and $739.86 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

Click on any of the countries in the chart below to gain access to the specific exports and imports between that country and (port), how it compares to other ports for trade with that country, how that trade has changed over time, and much more. Data available both by value and tonnage. Download data. If you are not a subscriber, you can learn more by clicking on the subscribe link.

Top Markets

RankCountryYTD
1Mexico$171.87 M
2China$132.45 M
3France$122.37 M
4Belgium$118.04 M
5United Kingdom$71.06 M
6Japan$56.59 M
7Germany$39.32 M
8Canada$37.98 M
9Israel$20.2 M
10Italy$19.12 M
Data loading...
January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $923.78 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Charleston $143,029,393
2Port of Chester, Penn. $119,266,308
3Port Laredo $119,190,261
4Port of New York $101,583,470
5Port of Wilmington, N.C. $55,249,834
6Port of Newark $43,177,037
7John F. Kennedy International Airport $38,653,287
8Chicago O’Hare International Airport $25,674,295
9Port of Los Angeles $25,626,052
10Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport $20,042,070

U.S. exports of Nickel bars, rods, wire increased 24.86 percent through December to $923.78 million

U.S. exports of Nickel bars, rods, wire increased 24.86 percent from $739.86 million to $923.78 million in 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 270 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 298 for the last full year with a total value of $739.86 million, a $34.87 million, 4.95 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 China, No. 3 France, No. 4 Belgium and No. 5 United Kingdom. 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..

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

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $171,871,780
2China $132,450,722
3France $122,365,912
4Belgium $118,035,157
5United Kingdom $71,064,125
6Japan $56,586,272
7Germany $39,317,711
8Canada $37,982,373
9Israel $20,202,037
10Italy $19,116,824

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1NEW YORK CITY, NY $79,155,658
2PHILADELPHIA, PA $70,993,180
3LAREDO, TX $60,792,832
4CHARLESTON, SC $60,339,468
5LOS ANGELES, CA $29,349,208
6WILMINGTON, NC $26,343,700
7SAVANNAH, GA $12,609,176
8CHICAGO, IL $8,788,648
9NEW ORLEANS, LA $7,229,622
10DETROIT, MI $6,942,050

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Charleston rose 54.8 percent compared to last year to $143.03 million.
  • Port of Chester, Penn. rose 0.37 percent compared to last year to $119.27 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 94.71 percent compared to last year to $119.19 million.
  • Port of New York rose 57.77 percent compared to last year to $101.58 million.
  • Port of Wilmington, N.C. rose 57.01 percent compared to last year to $55.25 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 $65.33 million, 61.31 percent, (18.61 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 China increased $29.96 million, 29.23 percent, (14.34 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 France increased $34.82 million, 39.77 percent, (13.25 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Belgium decreased $8.42 million, 6.66 percent, (12.78 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 United Kingdom decreased $24.58 million, 25.7 percent, (7.69 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 66.66 percent of all these Nickel bars, rods, wire exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $615.79 million of the $923.78 million total.

All totaled, 58.27 percent of all these Nickel bars, rods, wire exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $538.32 million of the $923.78 million total