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

Exports: Refined copper, alloys, unwrought

Refined copper, alloys, unwrought, the No. 225 export by value totaled $90.77 million for the month of July, $657.07 million through July 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$479.11 M
2Canada$148.51 M
3South Korea$7.97 M
4Germany$6.99 M
5India$2.37 M
6China$1.86 M
7Japan$1.72 M
8United Kingdom$1.06 M
9France$888,459
10Australia$857,270
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $657.07 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $469,743,802
2Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $128,138,713
3Port of Long Beach $5,928,307
4Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $4,960,419
5Port of Philadelphia $4,912,541
6International Falls, Minn. $4,580,175
7Port of New York $4,049,740
8Port of Los Angeles $3,739,532
9Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $3,569,838
10Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $3,459,819

U.S. exports of Refined copper, alloys, unwrought decreased 8.54 percent through July to $657.07 million

U.S. exports of Refined copper, alloys, unwrought decreased 8.54 percent from $718.46 million to $657.07 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 225 through July among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 226 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 July of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 India. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port of Long Beach, No. 4 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY and No. 5 Port of Philadelphia.

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 – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $479,112,615
2Canada $148,505,098
3South Korea $7,965,108
4Germany $6,987,485
5India $2,372,380
6China $1,858,908
7Japan $1,718,632
8United Kingdom $1,059,657
9France $888,459
10Australia $857,270

January – July 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 seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo fell 3.65 percent compared to last year to $469.74 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 0.11 percent compared to last year to $128.14 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 70.42 percent compared to last year to $5.93 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 43.46 percent compared to last year to $4.96 million.
  • Port of Philadelphia fell 0.53 percent compared to last year to $4.91 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 decreased $19.94 million, 3.99 percent, (72.92 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $1.67 million, 1.11 percent, (22.6 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 South Korea decreased $20.31 million, 71.83 percent, (1.21 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Germany decreased $470,581, 6.31 percent, (1.06 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 India increased $295,837, 14.25 percent, (0.36 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 98.15 percent of all these Refined copper, alloys, unwrought exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $644.94 million of the $657.07 million total.

All totaled, 93.4 percent of all these Refined copper, alloys, unwrought exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $613.68 million of the $657.07 million total