Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through February 2020.

Exports: Nickel powders, flakes

Nickel powders, flakes, the No. 772 export by value totaled $6.44 million for the month of February, $12.34 million through February of 2020, and $67.95 million for all of 2019, 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
1Germany$2.95 M
2Canada$2.29 M
3Singapore$1.24 M
4China$948,340
5Mexico$879,871
6Japan$820,302
7South Korea$479,866
8Brazil$471,827
9France$353,134
10Sweden$323,927
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U.S. exports of Nickel powders, flakes increased 25.38 percent through February to $12.34 million

U.S. exports of Nickel powders, flakes increased 25.38 percent from $9.84 million to $12.34 million through the first two months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 772 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 811 for the last full year with a total value of $67.95 million, a $1.02 million, 1.52 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through February of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Singapore, No. 4 China and No. 5 Mexico. The leading gateways were No. 1 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 2 Port of New York, No. 3 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 4 Detroit Metropolitan Airport and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Singapore, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 China and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 2 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 3 Port of Long Beach, No. 4 Port of New York and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Germany $2,948,890
2Canada $2,289,286
3Singapore $1,241,755
4China $948,340
5Mexico $879,871
6Japan $820,302
7South Korea $479,866
8Brazil $471,827
9France $353,134
10Sweden $323,927

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1CHICAGO, IL $2,460,222
2NEW YORK CITY, NY $2,226,370
3LOS ANGELES, CA $1,188,240
4DETROIT, MI $583,238
5ANCHORAGE, AK $510,660
6CHARLESTON, SC $482,688
7NEW ORLEANS, LA $408,838
8LAREDO, TX $405,724
9BUFFALO, NY $394,976
10SEATTLE, WA $303,958

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 15.55 percent compared to last year to $1.74 million.
  • Port of New York rose 46.32 percent compared to last year to $1.14 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 8.33 percent compared to last year to $904,842.
  • Detroit Metropolitan Airport rose 755.48 percent compared to last year to $825,179.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 25.05 percent compared to last year to $757,204.

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 Germany increased $258,454, 9.61 percent, (23.9 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada increased $1.24 million, 118.11 percent, (18.55 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Singapore decreased $55,158, 4.25 percent, (10.06 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 China increased $39,481, 4.34 percent, (7.69 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Mexico increased $348,696, 65.65 percent, (7.13 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 67.33 percent of all these Nickel powders, flakes exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $8.31 million of the $12.34 million total.

All totaled, 43.51 percent of all these Nickel powders, flakes exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $5.37 million of the $12.34 million total