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

Exports: Refractory bricks

Refractory bricks, the No. 576 export by value totaled $21.6 million for the month of October, $182.59 million through October of 2018, and $217.26 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$41.42 M
2Mexico$31.17 M
3Japan$23.86 M
4South Korea$7.79 M
5Taiwan$7.32 M
6Germany$7.09 M
7France$4.7 M
8Brazil$4.62 M
9The Netherlands$4.44 M
10United Kingdom$4.42 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $182.59 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of New York $25,973,254
2Port of Baltimore, Md. $23,323,085
3Port Laredo $22,108,253
4John F. Kennedy International Airport $19,293,799
5Port of Virginia $10,007,945
6Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $9,151,830
7Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $7,536,704
8Douglas-Agua Prieta Border Crossing, Ariz. $4,724,311
9Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $4,154,983
10Port 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

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $41,423,400
2Mexico $31,169,754
3Japan $23,864,935
4South Korea $7,786,832
5Taiwan $7,324,390
6Germany $7,093,365
7France $4,704,744
8Brazil $4,621,917
9The Netherlands $4,442,845
10United Kingdom $4,423,166

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $8,302,192
2Laredo $6,112,172
3Baltimore $4,051,030
4Ogdensburg, N.Y. $2,173,074
5Detroit $1,911,648
6Buffalo $1,663,375
7Pembina, N.D. $1,443,535
8Norfolk $1,408,400
9Los Angeles $1,003,368
10Atlanta/Savannah $885,201

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