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

Exports: Unwrought platinum in various forms

Unwrought platinum in various forms, the No. 92 export by value totaled $282.18 million for the month of October, $3.05 billion through October of 2018, and $2.45 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
1Germany$548.65 M
2Italy$423.36 M
3Switzerland$402.09 M
4Japan$336.54 M
5Canada$288.93 M
6United Kingdom$275.42 M
7China$218.84 M
8South Korea$154.44 M
9Brazil$108.16 M
10South Africa$58.58 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $3.05 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1John F. Kennedy International Airport $2,105,558,743
2Los Angeles International Airport $287,882,852
3Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $239,329,929
4Miami International Airport $111,766,538
5Port of New Orleans $87,369,225
6Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $52,091,046
7Anchorage International Airport, Alaska $51,926,252
8Philadelphia International Airport $44,013,422
9Port of Houston $26,815,208
10Seattle-Tacoma International Airport $4,547,377

U.S. exports of Unwrought platinum in various forms increased 53.34 percent through October to $3.05 billion

U.S. exports of Unwrought platinum in various forms increased 53.34 percent from $1.99 billion to $3.05 billion through the first 10 months of 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 92 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 127 for the last full year with a total value of $2.45 billion, a $927.04 million, 61.03 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Italy, No. 3 Switzerland, 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.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Switzerland, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Italy. 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 Port of New Orleans.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Germany $548,653,103
2Italy $423,356,662
3Switzerland $402,087,876
4Japan $336,540,309
5Canada $288,933,312
6United Kingdom $275,415,132
7China $218,837,264
8South Korea $154,436,927
9Brazil $108,158,685
10South Africa $58,583,884

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $529,990,199
2Los Angeles $50,011,000
3Cleveland $41,200,151
4Philadelphia $18,473,096
5New Orleans $16,979,151
6Miami $16,634,148
7Anchorage $12,421,598
8San Francisco $1,255,639
9San Diego $949,123
10Seattle $947,444

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 43.36 percent compared to last year to $2.11 billion.
  • Los Angeles International Airport rose 175.91 percent compared to last year to $287.88 million.
  • Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio rose 51.91 percent compared to last year to $239.33 million.
  • Miami International Airport rose 98.22 percent compared to last year to $111.77 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 40.11 percent compared to last year to $87.37 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 Germany increased $115.98 million, 26.81 percent, (18 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Italy increased $256.3 million, 153.43 percent, (13.89 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Switzerland increased $37.62 million, 10.32 percent, (13.19 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Japan increased $116.49 million, 52.94 percent, (11.04 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Canada increased $105.27 million, 57.32 percent, (9.48 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 65.61 percent of all these Unwrought platinum in various forms exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $2 billion of the $3.05 billion total.

All totaled, 92.92 percent of all these Unwrought platinum in various forms exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $2.83 billion of the $3.05 billion total