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

Exports: Nickel powders, flakes

Nickel powders, flakes, the No. 817 export by value totaled $5.61 million for the month of December, $66.93 million through December of 2018, and $57.13 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
1Germany$15.01 M
2Singapore$8.38 M
3China$8.37 M
4Canada$8.13 M
5Mexico$3.94 M
6Japan$3.83 M
7South Korea$3.4 M
8United Kingdom$2.8 M
9Brazil$2.28 M
10Thailand$2.11 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $66.93 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Chicago O’Hare International Airport $10,803,156
2John F. Kennedy International Airport $6,903,378
3Port of New York $6,395,455
4Port of Long Beach $5,373,804
5Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $3,699,991
6Port of Los Angeles $3,627,866
7Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $2,688,477
8Port of Wilmington, N.C. $1,967,854
9Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. $1,957,683
10Port of Virginia $1,859,566

U.S. exports of Nickel powders, flakes increased 17.16 percent through December to $66.93 million

U.S. exports of Nickel powders, flakes increased 17.16 percent from $57.13 million to $66.93 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 817 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 843 for the last full year with a total value of $57.13 million, a $1.2 million, 2.05 percent decrease from the 2016 total.

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

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

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Germany $15,006,706
2Singapore $8,383,793
3China $8,374,409
4Canada $8,126,133
5Mexico $3,944,195
6Japan $3,830,920
7South Korea $3,396,692
8United Kingdom $2,797,592
9Brazil $2,278,554
10Thailand $2,110,262

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1NEW YORK CITY, NY $7,249,548
2CHICAGO, IL $4,345,412
3LOS ANGELES, CA $4,199,912
4DETROIT, MI $1,653,308
5BUFFALO, NY $1,606,404
6LAREDO, TX $1,469,184
7GREAT FALLS, MT $1,062,694
8MIAMI, FL $1,048,806
9SAVANNAH, GA $938,676
10NEW ORLEANS, LA $899,408

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 53.12 percent compared to last year to $10.8 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 20.05 percent compared to last year to $6.9 million.
  • Port of New York fell 31.18 percent compared to last year to $6.4 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 40.35 percent compared to last year to $5.37 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 51.91 percent compared to last year to $3.7 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 Germany increased $3.44 million, 29.71 percent, (22.42 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Singapore increased $1.56 million, 22.8 percent, (12.53 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China increased $1.43 million, 20.62 percent, (12.51 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Canada increased $2.02 million, 33.05 percent, (12.14 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Mexico decreased $25,585, 0.64 percent, (5.89 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 65.49 percent of all these Nickel powders, flakes exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $43.84 million of the $66.93 million total.

All totaled, 49.57 percent of all these Nickel powders, flakes exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $33.18 million of the $66.93 million total