Total Trade: $1.09 billion
|1||Port of Virginia||$134,779,465|
|2||Port of Los Angeles||$104,680,271|
|3||Port of New York||$94,784,542|
|4||Port of Long Beach||$67,860,748|
|5||Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich.||$65,406,347|
|7||Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich.||$62,451,656|
|8||Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY||$34,413,181|
|9||Chicago O’Hare International Airport||$34,250,320|
|10||Port of Charleston||$30,409,852|
U.S. exports of Silicones decreased 1.28 percent through October to $1.09 billion
U.S. exports of Silicones decreased 1.28 percent from $1.11 billion to $1.09 billion 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 211 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 199 for the last full year with a total value of $1.32 billion, a $96.47 million, 7.86 percent increase from the 2016 total.
Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 China, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Belgium. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Virginia, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of New York, No. 4 Port of Long Beach and No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..
In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Belgium, No. 2 China, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Virginia, No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of New York and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.
January – October 2018
|2||New York City||$30,538,127|
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 Virginia rose 25.58 percent compared to last year to $134.78 million.
- Port of Los Angeles fell 28.91 percent compared to last year to $104.68 million.
- Port of New York rose 20.98 percent compared to last year to $94.78 million.
- Port of Long Beach fell 7 percent compared to last year to $67.86 million.
- Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 26.31 percent compared to last year to $65.41 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 $17.23 million, 14 percent, (12.82 percent of all shipments).
- U.S. exports to No. 2 China decreased $4.23 million, 3.23 percent, (11.56 percent market share).
- U.S. exports to No. 3 Canada increased $22.62 million, 24.49 percent, (10.51 percent market share).
- U.S. exports to No. 4 South Korea increased $15.19 million, 19.44 percent, (8.53 percent market share).
- U.S. exports to No. 5 Belgium decreased $55.96 million, 41.37 percent, (7.25 percent of all shipments).
All totaled, 50.67 percent of all these Silicones exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $554.41 million of the $1.09 billion total.
All totaled, 42.73 percent of all these Silicones exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $467.51 million of the $1.09 billion total