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

Exports: Wires, ropes, stranded

Wires, ropes, stranded, the No. 487 export by value totaled $29.35 million for the month of October, $258.74 million through October of 2018, and $268.01 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
1Canada$92.23 M
2Mexico$50.59 M
3China$13.59 M
4Brazil$7.25 M
5United Kingdom$6.17 M
6Colombia$5.29 M
7Costa Rica$5.27 M
8Chile$4.58 M
9Peru$4.49 M
10South Africa$4.04 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $258.74 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $25,877,093
2Port Laredo $22,306,747
3Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $13,526,694
4Brownsville International Bridges $11,351,725
5Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $10,674,227
6Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $9,384,079
7Port of Houston $9,129,590
8Low-Valued Imports and Exports $8,453,792
9Port Miami $7,813,154
10Port of New York $7,436,978

U.S. exports of Wires, ropes, stranded increased 16.16 percent through October to $258.74 million

U.S. exports of Wires, ropes, stranded increased 16.16 percent from $222.76 million to $258.74 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 487 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 504 for the last full year with a total value of $268.01 million, a $5.86 million, 2.24 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 China, No. 4 Brazil and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D., No. 4 Brownsville International Bridges and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 China, No. 4 Colombia and No. 5 Costa Rica. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of Houston.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $92,234,486
2Mexico $50,594,744
3China $13,586,215
4Brazil $7,247,315
5United Kingdom $6,174,831
6Colombia $5,287,524
7Costa Rica $5,266,108
8Chile $4,582,319
9Peru $4,489,245
10South Africa $4,044,794

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $6,881,036
2Laredo $6,443,801
3Miami $3,412,415
4New York City $3,314,918
5Pembina, N.D. $3,278,127
6Houston $2,492,892
7Buffalo $2,064,924
8New Orleans $1,808,479
9Los Angeles $1,799,669
10Low Value Shipments $1,557,249

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:

  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 33.49 percent compared to last year to $25.88 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 5.77 percent compared to last year to $22.31 million.
  • Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. rose 91.07 percent compared to last year to $13.53 million.
  • Brownsville International Bridges rose 26.72 percent compared to last year to $11.35 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 18.26 percent compared to last year to $10.67 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 Canada increased $10.37 million, 12.67 percent, (35.65 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $3.72 million, 7.93 percent, (19.55 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China increased $3.8 million, 38.82 percent, (5.25 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Brazil increased $2.07 million, 39.99 percent, (2.8 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 United Kingdom increased $775,924, 14.37 percent, (2.39 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 65.64 percent of all these Wires, ropes, stranded exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $169.84 million of the $258.74 million total.

All totaled, 32.36 percent of all these Wires, ropes, stranded exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $83.74 million of the $258.74 million total