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

Exports: Tantalum, including waste and scrap

Tantalum, including waste and scrap, the No. 521 export by value totaled $26.61 million for the month of October, $225.84 million through October of 2018, and $210.1 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
1Mexico$86.37 M
2El Salvador$35.52 M
3Germany$19.03 M
4South Korea$17.84 M
5China$16.09 M
6Israel$9.58 M
7Kazakhstan$8.64 M
8Japan$8 M
9United Kingdom$7.16 M
10Czech Republic$3.86 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $225.84 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Brownsville International Bridges $86,240,935
2John F. Kennedy International Airport $39,751,155
3Boston’s Logan International Airport $26,335,988
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $17,489,026
5Port Miami $12,742,733
6Port of New York $6,928,520
7Port of Wilmington, N.C. $6,592,950
8Miami International Airport $3,180,179
9Dulles International Airport, Washington D.C., Va. $2,841,885
10Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $2,352,980

U.S. exports of Tantalum, including waste and scrap increased 29.13 percent through October to $225.84 million

U.S. exports of Tantalum, including waste and scrap increased 29.13 percent from $174.89 million to $225.84 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 521 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 564 for the last full year with a total value of $210.1 million, a $27.9 million, 15.31 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 El Salvador, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Brownsville International Bridges, No. 2 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 3 Boston’s Logan International Airport, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Port Miami.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 El Salvador, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Brownsville International Bridges, No. 2 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 3 Port Miami, No. 4 Boston’s Logan International Airport and No. 5 Port of New York.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $86,367,889
2El Salvador $35,520,548
3Germany $19,030,760
4South Korea $17,844,473
5China $16,091,289
6Israel $9,577,782
7Kazakhstan $8,643,606
8Japan $8,000,806
9United Kingdom $7,162,802
10Czech Republic $3,855,466

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $13,722,059
2New York City $11,161,091
3Boston $5,113,066
4Miami $3,133,390
5Washington, D.C. $923,348
6New Orleans $592,001
7Detroit $489,852
8Los Angeles $476,967
9Houston $383,230
10Cleveland $254,596

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:

  • Brownsville International Bridges rose 14.56 percent compared to last year to $86.24 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 16.85 percent compared to last year to $39.75 million.
  • Boston’s Logan International Airport rose 43.77 percent compared to last year to $26.34 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 6570.59 percent compared to last year to $17.49 million.
  • Port Miami fell 48.69 percent compared to last year to $12.74 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 $10.99 million, 14.58 percent, (38.24 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 El Salvador increased $11 million, 44.88 percent, (15.73 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Germany increased $2.95 million, 18.32 percent, (8.43 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 South Korea decreased $1.73 million, 8.86 percent, (7.9 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 China increased $5.82 million, 56.73 percent, (7.13 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 77.43 percent of all these Tantalum, including waste and scrap exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $174.85 million of the $225.84 million total.

All totaled, 80.84 percent of all these Tantalum, including waste and scrap exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $182.56 million of the $225.84 million total