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

Exports: Nickel plates, sheets

Nickel plates, sheets, the No. 406 export by value totaled $30.73 million for the month of December, $433.71 million through December of 2018, and $342.95 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
1China$65.89 M
2United Kingdom$54.56 M
3Germany$48.48 M
4Japan$38.58 M
5Belgium$37.43 M
6Singapore$33.15 M
7South Korea$23.41 M
8Mexico$19.36 M
9Canada$19.18 M
10India$14.34 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $433.71 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Chester, Penn. $58,234,932
2Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $45,757,189
3Port of New York $43,721,194
4Port of Baltimore, Md. $36,473,697
5Port of Newark $31,406,728
6Chicago O’Hare International Airport $31,379,701
7Port of Tacoma, Wash. $27,396,287
8John F. Kennedy International Airport $25,800,969
9Port of Virginia $17,941,413
10Port of Long Beach $15,100,500

U.S. exports of Nickel plates, sheets increased 26.47 percent through December to $433.71 million

U.S. exports of Nickel plates, sheets increased 26.47 percent from $342.95 million to $433.71 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 406 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 452 for the last full year with a total value of $342.95 million, a $29.48 million, 9.40 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 China, No. 2 United Kingdom, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Belgium. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Chester, Penn., No. 2 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port of New York, No. 4 Port of Baltimore, Md. and No. 5 Port of Newark.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 China, No. 2 United Kingdom, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Port of Chester, Penn., No. 3 Port of Virginia, No. 4 Port of Baltimore, Md. and No. 5 Port of New York.

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $65,894,878
2United Kingdom $54,563,220
3Germany $48,481,486
4Japan $38,578,223
5Belgium $37,428,428
6Singapore $33,150,634
7South Korea $23,409,053
8Mexico $19,359,674
9Canada $19,178,021
10India $14,341,021

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1NEW YORK CITY, NY $48,128,508
2PHILADELPHIA, PA $23,860,926
3DETROIT, MI $23,561,148
4LOS ANGELES, CA $22,392,332
5SEATTLE, WA $18,131,386
6BALTIMORE, MD $17,165,366
7NORFOLK, VA $14,455,050
8CHICAGO, IL $13,567,902
9WASHINGTON, DC $4,504,472
10SAN DIEGO, CA $3,933,058

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Chester, Penn. rose 72.29 percent compared to last year to $58.23 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 16.49 percent compared to last year to $45.76 million.
  • Port of New York rose 58.58 percent compared to last year to $43.72 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. rose 25.89 percent compared to last year to $36.47 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 163.41 percent compared to last year to $31.41 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 China decreased $9.29 million, 12.36 percent, (15.19 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 United Kingdom increased $3.16 million, 6.14 percent, (12.58 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Germany increased $13.3 million, 37.8 percent, (11.18 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Japan increased $15.88 million, 69.96 percent, (8.89 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Belgium increased $25.92 million, 225.36 percent, (8.63 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 56.48 percent of all these Nickel plates, sheets exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $244.95 million of the $433.71 million total.

All totaled, 49.71 percent of all these Nickel plates, sheets exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $215.59 million of the $433.71 million total