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

Exports: Titanium, including waste and scrap

Titanium, including waste and scrap, the No. 159 export by value totaled $150.97 million for the month of December, $1.88 billion through December of 2018, and $1.78 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
1United Kingdom$345.93 M
2France$270.11 M
3Japan$243.1 M
4Mexico$147.72 M
5Canada$136.28 M
6Italy$129.7 M
7Germany$120.87 M
8China$81.31 M
9South Korea$68.51 M
10Belgium$40.02 M
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U.S. exports of Titanium, including waste and scrap increased 5.53 percent through December to $1.88 billion

U.S. exports of Titanium, including waste and scrap increased 5.53 percent from $1.78 billion to $1.88 billion in 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 159 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 154 for the last full year with a total value of $1.78 billion, a $138.57 million, 8.44 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 United Kingdom, No. 2 France, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 2 Port of Chester, Penn., No. 3 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 4 Chicago O’Hare International Airport and No. 5 Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 United Kingdom, No. 2 France, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Mexico. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Chester, Penn., No. 2 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 3 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 4 Chicago O’Hare International Airport and No. 5 Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1United Kingdom $345,928,330
2France $270,108,862
3Japan $243,096,314
4Mexico $147,721,357
5Canada $136,277,092
6Italy $129,696,766
7Germany $120,871,752
8China $81,310,347
9South Korea $68,512,242
10Belgium $40,022,921

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1LOS ANGELES, CA $170,163,804
2PHILADELPHIA, PA $138,390,906
3NEW YORK CITY, NY $100,221,406
4SEATTLE, WA $70,455,434
5CHICAGO, IL $48,569,636
6SAVANNAH, GA $42,295,978
7SAN DIEGO, CA $38,024,684
8CLEVELAND, OH $33,942,502
9WILMINGTON, NC $26,770,908
10OGDENSBURG, NY $23,586,576

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Los Angeles International Airport rose 23.83 percent compared to last year to $310.29 million.
  • Port of Chester, Penn. fell 10.94 percent compared to last year to $228.48 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 38.77 percent compared to last year to $156.23 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 4.42 percent compared to last year to $100.68 million.
  • Seattle-Tacoma International Airport rose 41.43 percent compared to last year to $97.64 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 United Kingdom decreased $5.3 million, 1.51 percent, (18.41 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 France decreased $30.34 million, 10.1 percent, (14.38 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Japan increased $15.84 million, 6.97 percent, (12.94 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Mexico increased $21.95 million, 17.45 percent, (7.86 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Canada decreased $9.8 million, 6.71 percent, (7.25 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 60.84 percent of all these Titanium, including waste and scrap exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $1.14 billion of the $1.88 billion total.

All totaled, 47.55 percent of all these Titanium, including waste and scrap exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $893.32 million of the $1.88 billion total