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

Exports: Portland, aluminous and slag cement

Portland, aluminous and slag cement, the No. 617 export by value totaled $15.68 million for the month of October, $147.73 million through October of 2018, and $201.68 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
1Canada$99.92 M
2Mexico$13.39 M
3Bahamas$12.69 M
4Japan$2.36 M
5British Virgin Islands$2.09 M
6South Korea$1.77 M
7Trinidad and Tobago$1.67 M
8Russia$1.63 M
9China$934,190
10Liberia$797,580
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $147.73 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. $25,916,860
2Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $22,048,264
3Port Everglades, Fla. $11,836,739
4Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $8,466,282
5Port of Alpena, Mich. $8,453,175
6Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $7,849,143
7Port of Seattle, Wash. $7,047,033
8Low-Valued Imports and Exports $4,939,071
9Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $4,207,942
10Oroville Border Crossing, Wash. $3,283,079

U.S. exports of Portland, aluminous and slag cement decreased 14.92 percent through October to $147.73 million

U.S. exports of Portland, aluminous and slag cement decreased 14.92 percent from $173.63 million to $147.73 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 617 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 570 for the last full year with a total value of $201.68 million, a $4.26 million, 2.07 percent decrease from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Bahamas, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 British Virgin Islands. The leading gateways were No. 1 Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont., No. 2 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash., No. 3 Port Everglades, Fla., No. 4 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY and No. 5 Port of Alpena, Mich..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Bahamas, No. 4 Venezuela and No. 5 Guadeloupe. The leading gateways were No. 1 Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont., No. 2 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash., No. 3 Port of Eastport, Idaho, No. 4 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY and No. 5 Port Everglades, Fla..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $99,920,800
2Mexico $13,391,352
3Bahamas $12,686,942
4Japan $2,357,840
5British Virgin Islands $2,087,407
6South Korea $1,772,775
7Trinidad and Tobago $1,673,727
8Russia $1,631,255
9China $934,190
10Liberia $797,580

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Seattle $6,029,764
2Great Falls, Mont. $3,425,244
3Miami $2,125,811
4Buffalo $1,749,439
5San Diego $1,370,255
6Detroit $1,070,799
7Los Angeles $694,199
8Norfolk $690,015
9Ogdensburg, N.Y. $557,166
10San Juan $535,078

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:

  • Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. fell 29.08 percent compared to last year to $25.92 million.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. rose 34.9 percent compared to last year to $22.05 million.
  • Port Everglades, Fla. rose 24.16 percent compared to last year to $11.84 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 14.5 percent compared to last year to $8.47 million.
  • Port of Alpena, Mich. rose 92.23 percent compared to last year to $8.45 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 Canada decreased $26.59 million, 21.02 percent, (67.64 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $4.23 million, 46.25 percent, (9.06 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Bahamas increased $7.29 million, 135.21 percent, (8.59 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Japan increased $394,989, 20.12 percent, (1.6 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 British Virgin Islands decreased $93,528, 4.29 percent, (1.41 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 88.3 percent of all these Portland, aluminous and slag cement exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $130.44 million of the $147.73 million total.

All totaled, 51.93 percent of all these Portland, aluminous and slag cement exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $76.72 million of the $147.73 million total