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

Exports: Wire, rods for soldering

Wire, rods for soldering, the No. 445 export by value totaled $32.65 million for the month of March, $89.79 million through March of 2019, and $346.65 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

RankCountryYTD
1Mexico$25.75 M
2Canada$25.2 M
3China$5.82 M
4Germany$2.63 M
5United Arab Emirates$2.55 M
6India$2.01 M
7South Korea$1.88 M
8Singapore$1.82 M
9Australia$1.22 M
10Brazil$1.21 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $89.79 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $13,382,617
2Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $11,211,166
3Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $5,966,674
4Port of New York $5,682,355
5Port of Long Beach $4,481,968
6Chicago O’Hare International Airport $3,094,275
7El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $2,939,070
8Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $2,811,111
9Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $2,734,033
10Port of Virginia $2,523,080

U.S. exports of Wire, rods for soldering increased 5.44 percent through March to $89.79 million

U.S. exports of Wire, rods for soldering increased 5.44 percent from $85.16 million to $89.79 million through the first three 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 445 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 455 for the last full year with a total value of $346.65 million, a $29.71 million, 9.37 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this 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 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 4 Port of New York and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 China, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 United Kingdom. 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 – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $25,754,617
2Canada $25,198,814
3China $5,819,187
4Germany $2,626,772
5United Arab Emirates $2,546,474
6India $2,008,183
7South Korea $1,883,315
8Singapore $1,820,364
9Australia $1,217,939
10Brazil $1,207,884

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $19,831,980
2Detroit $15,881,972
3New York City $11,348,943
4Los Angeles $9,467,770
5Buffalo $7,072,899
6Miami $5,293,501
7San Diego $4,579,118
8El Paso $3,442,350
9Cleveland $3,168,877
10Chicago $3,055,594

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo rose 37.59 percent compared to last year to $13.38 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 4.45 percent compared to last year to $11.21 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 23.33 percent compared to last year to $5.97 million.
  • Port of New York rose 16.04 percent compared to last year to $5.68 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 21.41 percent compared to last year to $4.48 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 $4.15 million, 19.19 percent, (28.68 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada increased $3.17 million, 14.4 percent, (28.06 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China decreased $2.22 million, 27.61 percent, (6.48 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Germany decreased $626,608, 19.26 percent, (2.93 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 United Arab Emirates increased $576,585, 29.27 percent, (2.84 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 68.99 percent of all these Wire, rods for soldering exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $61.95 million of the $89.79 million total.

All totaled, 45.36 percent of all these Wire, rods for soldering exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $40.72 million of the $89.79 million total