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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through July 2019.

Exports: Niobium, tantalum, vanadium, zirconium

Niobium, tantalum, vanadium, zirconium, the No. 786 export by value totaled $5.41 million for the month of July, $42.64 million through July of 2019, and $101.52 million for all of 2018, 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$26.13 M
2Canada$3.6 M
3India$1.93 M
4Mexico$1.77 M
5Japan$1.7 M
6France$1.69 M
7Belgium$1.3 M
8Chile$1.24 M
9Vietnam$985,950
10United Kingdom$701,702
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $42.64 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Jacksonville, Fla. $26,109,161
2Port of New York $2,845,487
3Port of Virginia $2,472,892
4Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $2,222,855
5Port of Los Angeles $1,374,942
6Port of New Orleans $1,135,388
7Brownsville International Bridges $998,402
8Port of Houston $917,346
9Sault Ste Marie International Bridge, Mich. $630,033
10Port Laredo $629,831

U.S. exports of Niobium, tantalum, vanadium, zirconium decreased 23.24 percent through July to $42.64 million

U.S. exports of Niobium, tantalum, vanadium, zirconium decreased 23.24 percent from $55.55 million to $42.64 million through the first seven months of 2019 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 786 through July among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 755 for the last full year with a total value of $101.52 million, a $39.04 million, 62.48 percent increase from the 2017 total.

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

In the last previous full 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.

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $26,125,703
2Canada $3,599,312
3India $1,931,938
4Mexico $1,770,251
5Japan $1,695,970
6France $1,685,889
7Belgium $1,300,316
8Chile $1,236,100
9Vietnam $985,950
10United Kingdom $701,702

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Jacksonville/Tampa $18,789,517
2New York City $1,820,177
3Laredo $1,396,276
4Buffalo $860,301
5Detroit $657,316
6Atlanta/Savannah $648,373
7Norfolk $600,820
8Philadelphia $564,375
9Los Angeles $545,188
10Charleston $482,454

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Jacksonville, Fla. fell 32.32 percent compared to last year to $26.11 million.
  • Port of New York rose 9.45 percent compared to last year to $2.85 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 82.06 percent compared to last year to $2.47 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 18.22 percent compared to last year to $2.22 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 275.73 percent compared to last year to $1.37 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 $4.43 million, 14.49 percent, (61.26 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada increased $37,594, 1.06 percent, (8.44 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 India decreased $1.49 million, 43.57 percent, (4.53 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Mexico decreased $627,635, 26.17 percent, (4.15 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Japan decreased $392,796, 18.81 percent, (3.98 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 82.36 percent of all these Niobium, tantalum, vanadium, zirconium exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $35.12 million of the $42.64 million total.

All totaled, 82.13 percent of all these Niobium, tantalum, vanadium, zirconium exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $35.03 million of the $42.64 million total