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

Exports: Unwrought platinum in various forms

Unwrought platinum in various forms, the No. 70 export by value totaled $370.04 million for the month of August, $3.03 billion through August of 2019, and $3.59 billion 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
1Italy$437.47 M
2Switzerland$402.28 M
3Germany$401.39 M
4Canada$371.44 M
5China$330.08 M
6United Kingdom$313.98 M
7Japan$239.36 M
8South Korea$236.2 M
9Brazil$106.64 M
10Hong Kong$38.45 M
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U.S. exports of Unwrought platinum in various forms increased 21.21 percent through August to $3.03 billion

U.S. exports of Unwrought platinum in various forms increased 21.21 percent from $2.5 billion to $3.03 billion through the first eight 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 70 through August among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 89 for the last full year with a total value of $3.59 billion, a $1.15 billion, 46.86 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Italy, No. 2 Switzerland, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 2 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio, No. 3 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 4 Miami International Airport and No. 5 Philadelphia International Airport.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Switzerland, No. 3 Italy, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 2 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 3 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio, No. 4 Miami International Airport and No. 5 Port of New Orleans.

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Italy $437,474,453
2Switzerland $402,277,220
3Germany $401,389,741
4Canada $371,443,704
5China $330,082,755
6United Kingdom $313,983,451
7Japan $239,363,026
8South Korea $236,199,639
9Brazil $106,638,824
10Hong Kong $38,451,297

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $951,759,800
2Cleveland $89,823,254
3Los Angeles $70,695,706
4Miami $35,855,316
5Philadelphia $25,931,154
6New Orleans $24,507,957
7Anchorage $14,958,487
8Houston $8,420,503
9San Francisco $2,628,004
10Seattle $2,406,903

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 22.32 percent compared to last year to $2.12 billion.
  • Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio rose 85.38 percent compared to last year to $361.28 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport fell 12.6 percent compared to last year to $219.21 million.
  • Miami International Airport rose 32.07 percent compared to last year to $111.73 million.
  • Philadelphia International Airport rose 22.86 percent compared to last year to $46.22 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 Italy increased $98.55 million, 29.08 percent, (14.45 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Switzerland increased $21.04 million, 5.52 percent, (13.29 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Germany decreased $41.78 million, 9.43 percent, (13.26 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Canada increased $149.19 million, 67.13 percent, (12.27 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 China increased $157.47 million, 91.23 percent, (10.9 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 64.16 percent of all these Unwrought platinum in various forms exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $1.94 billion of the $3.03 billion total.

All totaled, 94.42 percent of all these Unwrought platinum in various forms exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $2.86 billion of the $3.03 billion total