Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through February 2020.

Exports: Wire, rods for soldering

Wire, rods for soldering, the No. 449 export by value totaled $25.41 million for the month of February, $53.21 million through February of 2020, and $338.12 million for all of 2019, 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$15.8 M
2Canada$13.78 M
3China$2.77 M
4India$1.88 M
5Ecuador$1.81 M
6Singapore$1.72 M
7Germany$1.52 M
8Saudi Arabia$1.47 M
9United Kingdom$1.05 M
10United Arab Emirates$913,750
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $53.21 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $7,944,775
2Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $7,261,111
3Port of New York $4,763,556
4Port Miami $2,630,875
5Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $2,338,481
6Port of Virginia $2,210,948
7Port of Long Beach $1,917,159
8El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $1,822,192
9Brownsville International Bridges $1,813,405
10Chicago O’Hare International Airport $1,645,408

U.S. exports of Wire, rods for soldering decreased 6.87 percent through February to $53.21 million

U.S. exports of Wire, rods for soldering decreased 6.87 percent from $57.14 million to $53.21 million through the first two months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 449 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 446 for the last full year with a total value of $338.12 million, a $8.53 million, 2.46 percent decrease from the 2018 total.

Through February of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 India and No. 5 Ecuador. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port of New York, No. 4 Port Miami and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

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 Port of Long Beach and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $15,799,263
2Canada $13,775,396
3China $2,767,809
4India $1,882,939
5Ecuador $1,805,599
6Singapore $1,719,652
7Germany $1,515,424
8Saudi Arabia $1,469,398
9United Kingdom $1,050,922
10United Arab Emirates $913,750

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1LAREDO, TX $7,498,318
2DETROIT, MI $6,874,094
3NEW YORK CITY, NY $5,798,652
4SAN DIEGO, CA $3,249,372
5LOS ANGELES, CA $2,421,468
6BUFFALO, NY $2,317,684
7NORFOLK, VA $2,015,790
8PEMBINA, ND $1,725,700
9MIAMI, FL $1,671,572
10CHICAGO, IL $1,654,160

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo fell 8.66 percent compared to last year to $7.94 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 1.7 percent compared to last year to $7.26 million.
  • Port of New York rose 21.18 percent compared to last year to $4.76 million.
  • Port Miami rose 205.49 percent compared to last year to $2.63 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 40.14 percent compared to last year to $2.34 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 decreased $1.08 million, 6.41 percent, (29.69 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $2.68 million, 16.31 percent, (25.89 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China decreased $699,660, 20.18 percent, (5.2 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 India increased $649,896, 52.71 percent, (3.54 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Ecuador increased $1.73 million, 2212.2 percent, (3.39 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 67.71 percent of all these Wire, rods for soldering exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $36.03 million of the $53.21 million total.

All totaled, 46.87 percent of all these Wire, rods for soldering exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $24.94 million of the $53.21 million total