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

Exports: Refractory bricks

Refractory bricks, the No. 547 export by value totaled $20.27 million for the month of February, $38.05 million through February of 2019, and $230.59 million 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$9.64 M
2Canada$8.31 M
3South Korea$3.67 M
4Japan$3.29 M
5China$2.15 M
6France$918,255
7Taiwan$915,311
8Saudi Arabia$891,051
9Qatar$697,906
10Dominican Republic$668,304
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $38.05 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $6,957,602
2Port of New York $4,357,630
3Port of Baltimore, Md. $3,830,281
4John F. Kennedy International Airport $2,874,823
5Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $1,613,514
6Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $1,414,450
7Douglas-Agua Prieta Border Crossing, Ariz. $1,401,921
8Port of Newark $1,332,168
9Port of Savannah, Ga. $1,164,596
10Port of Oakland, Calif. $1,145,117

U.S. exports of Refractory bricks increased 16.23 percent through February to $38.05 million

U.S. exports of Refractory bricks increased 16.23 percent from $32.74 million to $38.05 million through the first two 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 547 through February 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 $230.59 million, a $13.33 million, 6.14 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through February of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port of New York, No. 3 Port of Baltimore, Md., No. 4 John F. Kennedy International Airport and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Taiwan and No. 5 South Africa. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of New York, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of Baltimore, Md., No. 4 John F. Kennedy International Airport and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $9,638,484
2Canada $8,314,221
3South Korea $3,671,729
4Japan $3,293,481
5China $2,147,572
6France $918,255
7Taiwan $915,311
8Saudi Arabia $891,051
9Qatar $697,906
10Dominican Republic $668,304

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $23,842,460
2Laredo $13,391,102
3Baltimore $8,797,152
4Norfolk $4,381,519
5Detroit $4,309,324
6Ogdensburg, N.Y. $4,187,838
7Buffalo $3,678,403
8Los Angeles $3,427,286
9Atlanta/Savannah $2,353,470
10Pembina, N.D. $2,276,601

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo rose 30.95 percent compared to last year to $6.96 million.
  • Port of New York rose 36.99 percent compared to last year to $4.36 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. fell 5.45 percent compared to last year to $3.83 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 16.32 percent compared to last year to $2.87 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 3 percent compared to last year to $1.61 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 $3.25 million, 50.89 percent, (25.33 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $24,978, 0.3 percent, (21.85 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 South Korea increased $2.48 million, 208.22 percent, (9.65 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Japan decreased $833,561, 20.2 percent, (8.66 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 China increased $1.56 million, 266.72 percent, (5.64 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 71.14 percent of all these Refractory bricks exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $27.07 million of the $38.05 million total.

All totaled, 51.6 percent of all these Refractory bricks exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $19.63 million of the $38.05 million total