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

Exports: Wire, rods for soldering

Wire, rods for soldering, the No. 445 export by value totaled $27.75 million for the month of July, $206.6 million through July 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$59.95 M
2Canada$53.57 M
3China$13.43 M
4United Arab Emirates$6.91 M
5Germany$5.62 M
6Singapore$5.14 M
7South Korea$4.5 M
8India$4.25 M
9United Kingdom$3.46 M
10Australia$3.11 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $206.6 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $31,853,263
2Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $25,459,231
3Port of New York $14,226,977
4Port of Long Beach $11,630,500
5Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $11,628,233
6Port of Virginia $7,551,494
7El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $6,861,636
8Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $6,450,511
9Chicago O’Hare International Airport $6,340,588
10Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $6,258,395

U.S. exports of Wire, rods for soldering increased 2.31 percent through July to $206.6 million

U.S. exports of Wire, rods for soldering increased 2.31 percent from $201.93 million to $206.6 million through the first seven 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 July among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 462 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 July of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 United Arab Emirates and No. 5 Germany. 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.

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 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.

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $59,951,376
2Canada $53,566,400
3China $13,431,072
4United Arab Emirates $6,911,104
5Germany $5,622,238
6Singapore $5,141,290
7South Korea $4,501,442
8India $4,247,546
9United Kingdom $3,456,276
10Australia $3,113,095

January – July 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 seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo rose 36.58 percent compared to last year to $31.85 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 2.96 percent compared to last year to $25.46 million.
  • Port of New York rose 1.54 percent compared to last year to $14.23 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 9.5 percent compared to last year to $11.63 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 2.72 percent compared to last year to $11.63 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 $8.06 million, 15.53 percent, (29.02 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada increased $2.52 million, 4.94 percent, (25.93 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China decreased $5.4 million, 28.67 percent, (6.5 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 United Arab Emirates increased $2.27 million, 48.76 percent, (3.35 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Germany decreased $744,368, 11.69 percent, (2.72 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 67.51 percent of all these Wire, rods for soldering exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $139.48 million of the $206.6 million total.

All totaled, 45.89 percent of all these Wire, rods for soldering exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $94.8 million of the $206.6 million total