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

Exports: Refined copper, alloys, unwrought

Refined copper, alloys, unwrought, the No. 237 export by value totaled $84.28 million for the month of March, $268.91 million through March of 2019, and $1.54 billion 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
1Mexico$215.63 M
2Canada$40.08 M
3Germany$3.78 M
4South Korea$3.31 M
5India$876,442
6China$716,597
7Japan$651,257
8United Kingdom$574,633
9France$481,283
10Australia$287,331
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $268.91 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $211,452,073
2Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $36,517,316
3Port of Los Angeles $2,428,630
4Port of Philadelphia $2,343,932
5Port of New York $2,024,873
6Tecate Border Crossing, Calif. $1,770,293
7Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $1,688,179
8Port of Long Beach $1,508,934
9Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $843,131
10Pharr International Bridge in Texas $812,480

U.S. exports of Refined copper, alloys, unwrought increased 2.99 percent through March to $268.91 million

U.S. exports of Refined copper, alloys, unwrought increased 2.99 percent from $261.1 million to $268.91 million through the first three 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 237 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 248 for the last full year with a total value of $1.54 billion, a $610.97 million, 65.72 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 India. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of Philadelphia and No. 5 Port of New York.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 China and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port of New Orleans, No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of Long Beach and No. 5 Trout River, NY Border Crossing.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $215,630,584
2Canada $40,080,329
3Germany $3,783,053
4South Korea $3,310,255
5India $876,442
6China $716,597
7Japan $651,257
8United Kingdom $574,633
9France $481,283
10Australia $287,331

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $225,903,008
2New Orleans $169,736,594
3Detroit $65,537,845
4Los Angeles $11,117,276
5El Paso $6,821,912
6New York City $4,421,034
7Philadelphia $3,289,783
8Buffalo $3,247,358
9San Diego $2,816,552
10Pembina, N.D. $1,154,640

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo rose 11.49 percent compared to last year to $211.45 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 1.12 percent compared to last year to $36.52 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 11.77 percent compared to last year to $2.43 million.
  • Port of Philadelphia rose 34.46 percent compared to last year to $2.34 million.
  • Port of New York fell 35.84 percent compared to last year to $2.02 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 Mexico increased $21.62 million, 11.14 percent, (80.19 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $2.36 million, 5.55 percent, (14.9 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Germany increased $865,235, 29.65 percent, (1.41 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 South Korea decreased $3.79 million, 53.4 percent, (1.23 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 India decreased $307,082, 25.95 percent, (0.33 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 98.06 percent of all these Refined copper, alloys, unwrought exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $263.68 million of the $268.91 million total.

All totaled, 94.74 percent of all these Refined copper, alloys, unwrought exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $254.77 million of the $268.91 million total