Total Trade: $182.59 million
|1||Port of New York||$25,973,254|
|2||Port of Baltimore, Md.||$23,323,085|
|4||John F. Kennedy International Airport||$19,293,799|
|5||Port of Virginia||$10,007,945|
|6||Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY||$9,151,830|
|7||Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y.||$7,536,704|
|8||Douglas-Agua Prieta Border Crossing, Ariz.||$4,724,311|
|9||Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich.||$4,154,983|
|10||Port of Newark||$3,695,491|
U.S. exports of Refractory bricks increased 4.72 percent through October to $182.59 million
U.S. exports of Refractory bricks increased 4.72 percent from $174.36 million to $182.59 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 576 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 566 for the last full year with a total value of $217.26 million, a $17.19 million, 8.59 percent increase from the 2016 total.
Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Taiwan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of New York, No. 2 Port of Baltimore, Md., No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 John F. Kennedy International Airport and No. 5 Port of Virginia.
In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 China and No. 5 India. The leading gateways were No. 1 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 2 Port of Baltimore, Md., No. 3 Port of Virginia, No. 4 Port of New York and No. 5 Port Laredo.
January – October 2018
|1||New York City||$8,302,192|
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 New York rose 77.76 percent compared to last year to $25.97 million.
- Port of Baltimore, Md. rose 3.5 percent compared to last year to $23.32 million.
- Port Laredo rose 51.84 percent compared to last year to $22.11 million.
- John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 27.18 percent compared to last year to $19.29 million.
- Port of Virginia fell 28.53 percent compared to last year to $10.01 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 $1.39 million, 3.24 percent, (22.69 percent of all shipments).
- U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $11.28 million, 56.75 percent, (17.07 percent market share).
- U.S. exports to No. 3 Japan decreased $7.25 million, 23.31 percent, (13.07 percent market share).
- U.S. exports to No. 4 South Korea increased $2.38 million, 44 percent, (4.26 percent market share).
- U.S. exports to No. 5 Taiwan decreased $619,131, 7.79 percent, (4.01 percent of all shipments).
All totaled, 61.1 percent of all these Refractory bricks exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $111.57 million of the $182.59 million total.
All totaled, 55.15 percent of all these Refractory bricks exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $100.71 million of the $182.59 million total