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

Exports: Wire, rods for soldering

Wire, rods for soldering, the No. 464 export by value totaled $30.64 million for the month of October, $292.29 million through October of 2018, and $316.94 million 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
1Mexico$77.66 M
2Canada$73.98 M
3China$25.15 M
4Germany$8.31 M
5South Korea$7.21 M
6Singapore$7.06 M
7United Arab Emirates$6.8 M
8India$6.58 M
9United Kingdom$5.47 M
10Australia$5 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $292.29 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $36,406,721
2Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $34,908,996
3Port of New York $20,404,033
4Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $17,159,645
5Port of Long Beach $15,151,587
6Port of Los Angeles $11,333,882
7Chicago O’Hare International Airport $10,032,482
8Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $8,766,528
9El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $8,545,409
10Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $8,463,487

U.S. exports of Wire, rods for soldering increased 9.82 percent through October to $292.29 million

U.S. exports of Wire, rods for soldering increased 9.82 percent from $266.14 million to $292.29 million 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 464 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 471 for the last full year with a total value of $316.94 million, a $16.58 million, 5.52 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port of New York, No. 4 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 United Arab Emirates. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port of New York, No. 4 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $77,661,780
2Canada $73,977,096
3China $25,149,047
4Germany $8,311,483
5South Korea $7,209,398
6Singapore $7,056,142
7United Arab Emirates $6,801,628
8India $6,580,158
9United Kingdom $5,470,230
10Australia $4,997,093

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $9,592,495
2Detroit $8,371,874
3New York City $4,777,437
4Los Angeles $4,761,310
5Buffalo $3,261,034
6San Diego $2,472,569
7Miami $2,417,949
8El Paso $1,799,837
9Cleveland $1,576,983
10Norfolk $1,368,020

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:

  • Port Laredo rose 30.02 percent compared to last year to $36.41 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 26.7 percent compared to last year to $34.91 million.
  • Port of New York rose 10.67 percent compared to last year to $20.4 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 7.77 percent compared to last year to $17.16 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 43.62 percent compared to last year to $15.15 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 $6.4 million, 8.99 percent, (26.57 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada increased $7.99 million, 12.1 percent, (25.31 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China increased $8.25 million, 48.8 percent, (8.6 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Germany decreased $1.34 million, 13.93 percent, (2.84 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 South Korea increased $1.07 million, 17.34 percent, (2.47 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 65.79 percent of all these Wire, rods for soldering exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $192.31 million of the $292.29 million total.

All totaled, 42.43 percent of all these Wire, rods for soldering exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $124.03 million of the $292.29 million total