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

Exports: Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks

Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks, the No. 20 export by value totaled $1.09 billion for the month of March, $3.08 billion through March of 2019, and $12.44 billion 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$643.65 M
2Canada$621.03 M
3China$198.04 M
4Germany$166.21 M
5United Kingdom$149.07 M
6Singapore$87.79 M
7Japan$77.76 M
8South Korea$67.82 M
9France$66.56 M
10Brazil$66.3 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $3.08 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $345,336,485
2Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $191,242,074
3Port of New Orleans $181,913,732
4Port of Houston $162,844,334
5Chicago O’Hare International Airport $152,323,564
6Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Texas $138,959,937
7Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $136,850,878
8El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $121,362,932
9Miami International Airport $101,226,638
10Los Angeles International Airport $100,853,460

U.S. exports of Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks increased 1.54 percent through March to $3.08 billion

U.S. exports of Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks increased 1.54 percent from $3.03 billion to $3.08 billion through the first three 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 20 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 22 for the last full year with a total value of $12.44 billion, a $827.66 million, 7.13 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio, No. 3 Port of New Orleans, No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port of Houston, No. 3 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 4 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio and No. 5 Port of New Orleans.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $643,649,395
2Canada $621,033,208
3China $198,039,503
4Germany $166,205,353
5United Kingdom $149,069,124
6Singapore $87,794,041
7Japan $77,755,818
8South Korea $67,823,714
9France $66,556,716
10Brazil $66,295,921

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $560,486,931
2Houston $352,470,355
3Detroit $322,702,377
4Los Angeles $310,228,841
5Cleveland $238,795,080
6New York City $232,774,426
7New Orleans $210,503,541
8Chicago $209,337,823
9Miami $188,543,925
10El Paso $144,580,103

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo fell 7.98 percent compared to last year to $345.34 million.
  • Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio rose 26.76 percent compared to last year to $191.24 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 24.01 percent compared to last year to $181.91 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 12.72 percent compared to last year to $162.84 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 10.69 percent compared to last year to $152.32 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 decreased $5.21 million, 0.8 percent, (20.93 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $21.49 million, 3.34 percent, (20.19 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China decreased $43.15 million, 17.89 percent, (6.44 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Germany decreased $12.37 million, 6.93 percent, (5.4 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 United Kingdom increased $14.74 million, 10.98 percent, (4.85 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 57.81 percent of all these Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $1.78 billion of the $3.08 billion total.

All totaled, 33.61 percent of all these Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $1.03 billion of the $3.08 billion total