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

Exports: Niobium, tantalum, vanadium, zirconium

Niobium, tantalum, vanadium, zirconium, the No. 732 export by value totaled $6.54 million for the month of October, $87.05 million through October of 2018, and $62.48 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$52.75 M
2France$8.48 M
3Canada$5.19 M
4India$3.58 M
5Mexico$3.14 M
6Japan$2.95 M
7Germany$2.71 M
8Thailand$1.74 M
9Chile$1.64 M
10Belgium$1.34 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $87.05 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Jacksonville, Fla. $53,897,209
2Port of Virginia $10,381,788
3Port of New York $3,361,090
4Port of Charleston $3,277,770
5Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $2,718,182
6Brownsville International Bridges $1,657,201
7Port of New Orleans $1,513,225
8Port Everglades, Fla. $1,430,109
9Port of Savannah, Ga. $1,262,021
10Sault Ste Marie International Bridge, Mich. $1,254,461

U.S. exports of Niobium, tantalum, vanadium, zirconium increased 83.45 percent through October to $87.05 million

U.S. exports of Niobium, tantalum, vanadium, zirconium increased 83.45 percent from $47.45 million to $87.05 million through the first 10 months of 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 732 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 839 for the last full year with a total value of $62.48 million, a $22.89 million, 57.81 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 China, No. 2 France, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 India and No. 5 Mexico. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Jacksonville, Fla., No. 2 Port of Virginia, No. 3 Port of New York, No. 4 Port of Charleston and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 China, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Thailand and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Jacksonville, Fla., No. 2 Port of Charleston, No. 3 Brownsville International Bridges, No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 Port of New York.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $52,752,731
2France $8,481,006
3Canada $5,190,204
4India $3,579,704
5Mexico $3,139,564
6Japan $2,949,187
7Germany $2,709,844
8Thailand $1,735,742
9Chile $1,637,680
10Belgium $1,339,361

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Jacksonville/Tampa $7,868,307
2New York City $1,108,220
3Laredo $949,677
4Philadelphia $559,557
5Charleston $397,162
6Norfolk $385,420
7Detroit $331,544
8Buffalo $249,963
9Los Angeles $226,816
10Atlanta/Savannah $136,000

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Jacksonville, Fla. rose 190.19 percent compared to last year to $53.9 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 179.92 percent compared to last year to $10.38 million.
  • Port of New York rose 33.79 percent compared to last year to $3.36 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 32.35 percent compared to last year to $3.28 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 32.67 percent compared to last year to $2.72 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 increased $31.26 million, 145.44 percent, (60.6 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 France increased $6.95 million, 455.53 percent, (9.74 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Canada increased $1.63 million, 45.73 percent, (5.96 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 India increased $2.88 million, 415.14 percent, (4.11 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Mexico decreased $2.95 million, 48.45 percent, (3.61 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 84.02 percent of all these Niobium, tantalum, vanadium, zirconium exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $73.14 million of the $87.05 million total.

All totaled, 84.59 percent of all these Niobium, tantalum, vanadium, zirconium exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $73.64 million of the $87.05 million total