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

Exports: Wire, rods for soldering

Wire, rods for soldering, the No. 463 export by value totaled $26.32 million for the month of December, $346.65 million through December 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$92.42 M
2Canada$88.5 M
3China$29.89 M
4Germany$9.62 M
5Singapore$9.38 M
6South Korea$8.12 M
7United Arab Emirates$7.88 M
8India$7.43 M
9United Kingdom$6.87 M
10Australia$5.82 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $346.65 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $43,269,947
2Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $41,137,784
3Port of New York $24,056,216
4Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $20,971,510
5Port of Long Beach $17,646,088
6Port of Los Angeles $13,217,939
7Chicago O’Hare International Airport $11,878,495
8Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $10,523,608
9El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $10,061,687
10Port of Newark $9,991,184

U.S. exports of Wire, rods for soldering increased 9.37 percent through December to $346.65 million

U.S. exports of Wire, rods for soldering increased 9.37 percent from $316.94 million to $346.65 million in 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 463 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 472 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 December of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Singapore. 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $92,417,924
2Canada $88,497,302
3China $29,888,898
4Germany $9,618,646
5Singapore $9,379,358
6South Korea $8,122,091
7United Arab Emirates $7,880,095
8India $7,433,148
9United Kingdom $6,868,157
10Australia $5,816,561

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1LAREDO, TX $28,465,138
2DETROIT, MI $23,571,542
3NEW YORK CITY, NY $17,106,332
4LOS ANGELES, CA $14,487,056
5BUFFALO, NY $10,342,034
6MIAMI, FL $7,536,838
7SAN DIEGO, CA $6,885,836
8EL PASO, TX $5,040,348
9CLEVELAND, OH $4,680,580
10PEMBINA, ND $4,387,528

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo rose 27.28 percent compared to last year to $43.27 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 23.04 percent compared to last year to $41.14 million.
  • Port of New York rose 13.5 percent compared to last year to $24.06 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 9.02 percent compared to last year to $20.97 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 44.67 percent compared to last year to $17.65 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 $7.63 million, 9 percent, (26.66 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada increased $8.62 million, 10.78 percent, (25.53 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China increased $9.55 million, 46.93 percent, (8.62 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Germany decreased $1.41 million, 12.77 percent, (2.77 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Singapore increased $2.35 million, 33.41 percent, (2.71 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 66.29 percent of all these Wire, rods for soldering exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $229.8 million of the $346.65 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 December of this year. That is equal to $147.08 million of the $346.65 million total