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

Exports: Tin ores and concentrates

Tin ores and concentrates, the No. 1123 export by value totaled $395,195 for the month of February, $574,673 through February of 2019, and $3.01 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
1Belgium$178,379
2Poland$152,676
3Malaysia$136,161
4United Arab Emirates$100,648
5Canada$4,296
6United Kingdom$2,513
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $574,673

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $288,837
2Port of Philadelphia $178,379
3Port of Virginia $80,655
4Port of New York $19,993
5Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $4,296
6Port of New Orleans $2,513
7Port of Newark $0

U.S. exports of Tin ores and concentrates increased 80.19 percent through February to $574,673

U.S. exports of Tin ores and concentrates increased 80.19 percent from $318,925 to $574,673 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 1123 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1164 for the last full year with a total value of $3.01 million, a $773,803, 34.65 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through February of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Belgium, No. 2 Poland, No. 3 Malaysia, No. 4 United Arab Emirates and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Philadelphia, No. 3 Port of Virginia, No. 4 Port of New York and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Malaysia, No. 2 United Arab Emirates, No. 3 Belgium, No. 4 Poland and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Virginia, No. 3 Port of New York, No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of Philadelphia.

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Belgium $178,379
2Poland $152,676
3Malaysia $136,161
4United Arab Emirates $100,648
5Canada $4,296
6United Kingdom $2,513
7Honduras $0

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Norfolk $347,564
2Los Angeles $345,450
3New York City $112,138
4Philadelphia $100,605
5Buffalo $0
6Houston $0

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 of Los Angeles rose 55.16 percent compared to last year to $288,837.
  • Port of Philadelphia totaled $178,379. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Port of Virginia fell 25.11 percent compared to last year to $80,655.
  • Port of New York totaled $19,993. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY totaled $4,296. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.

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 Belgium increased $153,299, 611.24 percent, (31.04 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Poland increased $152,676, 0 percent, (26.57 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Malaysia decreased $33,158, 19.58 percent, (23.69 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 United Arab Emirates decreased $23,878, 19.18 percent, (17.51 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Canada increased $4,296, 0 percent, (0.75 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 99.56 percent of all these Tin ores and concentrates exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $572,160 of the $574,673 total.

All totaled, 99.56 percent of all these Tin ores and concentrates exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $572,160 of the $574,673 total