Current data is through December 2019.

Exports: Tin, unwrought

Tin, unwrought, the No. 786 export by value totaled $4.57 million for the month of December, $72.7 million in 2019, and $63.94 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

RankCountry2019
1Mexico$21.23 M
2Canada$20.08 M
3Japan$11.02 M
4United Arab Emirates$3.47 M
5Hungary$3.4 M
6Belgium$3.12 M
7The Netherlands$2 M
8Taiwan$1.98 M
9Poland$1.63 M
10Costa Rica$946,047
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U.S. exports of Tin, unwrought increased 13.70 percent through December 2019 to $72.7 million

U.S. exports of Tin, unwrought increased 13.70 percent from $63.94 million to $72.7 million in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 786 in 2019 among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 825 for the last full year with a total value of $63.94 million, a $4.01 million, 5.90 percent decrease from the 2017 total.

Through December of 2019 the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 United Arab Emirates and No. 5 Hungary. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port of Baltimore, Md., No. 3 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 4 Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. and No. 5 Port of Newark.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Belgium, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 United Arab Emirates. The leading gateways were No. 1 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y., No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of New York.

January – December 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $21,233,361
2Canada $20,078,746
3Japan $11,020,486
4United Arab Emirates $3,472,121
5Hungary $3,399,471
6Belgium $3,120,199
7The Netherlands $1,996,797
8Taiwan $1,984,820
9Poland $1,631,317
10Costa Rica $946,047

January – December 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $3,984,630
2New York City $3,767,319
3Ogdensburg, N.Y. $3,288,772
4Buffalo $3,112,850
5Detroit $942,410
6Seattle $865,750
7Los Angeles $797,472
8Phoenix/Nogales $727,581
9Philadelphia $468,845
10Portland, Maine $295,583

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five of 2019 were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo rose 85.96 percent compared to last year to $18.9 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. rose 493.29 percent compared to last year to $9.34 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 27.6 percent compared to last year to $8.54 million.
  • Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. rose 24.96 percent compared to last year to $8.01 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 4.76 percent compared to last year to $5.87 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 $6.75 million, 46.61 percent, (29.21 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $5.44 million, 21.31 percent, (27.62 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Japan increased $6.48 million, 142.65 percent, (15.16 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 United Arab Emirates increased $140,000, 4.2 percent, (4.78 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Hungary increased $382,348, 12.67 percent, (4.68 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 81.44 percent of all these Tin, unwrought exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets in 2019. That is equal to $59.2 million of the $72.7 million total.

All totaled, 69.7 percent of all these Tin, unwrought exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports in 2019. That is equal to $50.67 million of the $72.7 million total