Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through May 2020.

Exports: Tin ores and concentrates

Tin ores and concentrates, the No. 1128 export by value totaled $343,560 for the month of May, $1.24 million through May of 2020, and $4 million for all of 2019, 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
1Malaysia$500,538
2United Arab Emirates$286,350
3Poland$212,996
4Venezuela$125,301
5Belgium$119,117

Top Gateways

RankPortYTD
1Port of Los Angeles$612,174
2Port of Newark$255,207
3Port Everglades, Fla.$125,301
4Port of Philadelphia$119,117
5Port of Long Beach$101,360
6Port of Baltimore, Md.$31,143
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U.S. exports of Tin ores and concentrates decreased 32.74 percent through May to $1.24 million

U.S. exports of Tin ores and concentrates decreased 32.74 percent from $1.85 million to $1.24 million through the first five months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 1128 through May among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1117 for the last full year with a total value of $4 million, a $993,526, 33.04 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through May of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Malaysia, No. 2 United Arab Emirates, No. 3 Poland, No. 4 Belgium and No. 5 El Salvador. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port Everglades, Fla., No. 4 Port of Philadelphia and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 Malaysia, No. 2 United Arab Emirates, No. 3 Belgium, No. 4 Honduras and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of New York, No. 3 Port of Philadelphia, No. 4 Port of Long Beach and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles fell 50.81 percent compared to last year to $612,174.
  • Port of Newark totaled $255,207. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Port Everglades, Fla. totaled $125,301. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Port of Philadelphia fell 45.51 percent compared to last year to $119,117.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 2.17 percent compared to last year to $101,360.

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 from No. 1 Malaysia increased $104,156, 6.91 percent, (129.47 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 2 United Arab Emirates decreased $116,359, 11.71 percent, (70.51 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 3 Poland increased $870,066, 0 percent, (69.92 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 4 Belgium increased $125,615, 25.64 percent, (49.47 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 5 El Salvador increased $9,690, 0 percent, (0.78 percent market share).

All totaled, 99.58 percent of all these Tin ores and concentrates exports from the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $3.98 million of the $4 million total.

All totaled, 97.5 percent of all these Tin ores and concentrates exports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $1.21 million of the $1.24 million total