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

Exports: Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks

Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks, the No. 21 export by value totaled $1.08 billion for the month of October, $10.48 billion through October of 2018, and $11.61 billion 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$2.17 B
2Canada$2.14 B
3China$920.02 M
4Germany$588.07 M
5United Kingdom$476.87 M
6Singapore$312.54 M
7South Korea$303.43 M
8Japan$259.3 M
9Brazil$253.27 M
10France$191.09 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $10.48 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $1,259,332,652
2Port of Houston $651,677,215
3Chicago O’Hare International Airport $600,057,853
4Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $549,638,854
5Port of New Orleans $503,102,797
6Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $495,748,405
7Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Texas $420,767,497
8Los Angeles International Airport $375,746,934
9John F. Kennedy International Airport $361,925,866
10El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $349,904,777

U.S. exports of Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks increased 8.32 percent through October to $10.48 billion

U.S. exports of Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks increased 8.32 percent from $9.68 billion to $10.48 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 21 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 20 for the last full year with a total value of $11.61 billion, a $549.93 million, 4.97 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October 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 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.

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 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $2,166,592,261
2Canada $2,136,071,473
3China $920,018,398
4Germany $588,072,910
5United Kingdom $476,872,054
6Singapore $312,539,205
7South Korea $303,427,194
8Japan $259,303,897
9Brazil $253,266,415
10France $191,089,797

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $290,772,088
2Houston $174,935,760
3Detroit $174,124,259
4Los Angeles $135,524,881
5New York City $111,680,388
6Cleveland $107,017,335
7Chicago $106,606,428
8New Orleans $98,768,289
9Miami $87,402,872
10El Paso $75,808,539

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 Laredo rose 19.22 percent compared to last year to $1.26 billion.
  • Port of Houston fell 7.44 percent compared to last year to $651.68 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 18.53 percent compared to last year to $600.06 million.
  • Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio rose 27.48 percent compared to last year to $549.64 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 25.94 percent compared to last year to $503.1 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 $236.42 million, 12.25 percent, (20.67 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada increased $218.84 million, 11.41 percent, (20.38 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China increased $157.52 million, 20.66 percent, (8.78 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Germany increased $74.19 million, 14.44 percent, (5.61 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 United Kingdom increased $73.56 million, 18.24 percent, (4.55 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 59.98 percent of all these Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $6.29 billion of the $10.48 billion total.

All totaled, 34 percent of all these Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $3.56 billion of the $10.48 billion total