Total Trade: $923.78 million
|1||Port of Charleston||$143,029,393|
|2||Port of Chester, Penn.||$119,266,308|
|4||Port of New York||$101,583,470|
|5||Port of Wilmington, N.C.||$55,249,834|
|6||Port of Newark||$43,177,037|
|7||John F. Kennedy International Airport||$38,653,287|
|8||Chicago O’Hare International Airport||$25,674,295|
|9||Port of Los Angeles||$25,626,052|
|10||Hartsfield-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
|1||NEW YORK CITY, NY||$79,155,658|
|5||LOS ANGELES, CA||$29,349,208|
|9||NEW ORLEANS, LA||$7,229,622|
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