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

Exports: Wires, ropes, stranded

Wires, ropes, stranded, the No. 473 export by value totaled $32.6 million for the month of March, $79.14 million through March of 2019, and $304.26 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
1Canada$24.02 M
2Mexico$13.11 M
3United Kingdom$9.38 M
4China$3.13 M
5Peru$2.61 M
6Costa Rica$2.17 M
7Singapore$1.5 M
8Colombia$1.3 M
9Philippines$1.29 M
10Brazil$1.27 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $79.14 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Corpus Christi, Texas $8,179,778
2Port Laredo $6,855,052
3Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $5,381,106
4Port of New York $3,627,795
5Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $3,596,241
6Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $3,424,415
7Port of Savannah, Ga. $2,851,178
8Port of Charleston $2,842,301
9Low-Valued Imports and Exports $2,364,800
10Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. $2,303,960

U.S. exports of Wires, ropes, stranded increased 8.42 percent through March to $79.14 million

U.S. exports of Wires, ropes, stranded increased 8.42 percent from $73 million to $79.14 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 473 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 490 for the last full year with a total value of $304.26 million, a $36.25 million, 13.53 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 China and No. 5 Peru. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Corpus Christi, Texas, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of New York and No. 5 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D..

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

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $24,016,610
2Mexico $13,111,946
3United Kingdom $9,383,732
4China $3,125,769
5Peru $2,609,770
6Costa Rica $2,171,633
7Singapore $1,503,794
8Colombia $1,299,223
9Philippines $1,292,657
10Brazil $1,267,004

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $12,889,862
2Detroit $12,758,998
3Miami $6,765,138
4New York City $6,596,068
5Pembina, N.D. $6,179,400
6Houston $4,556,333
7Buffalo $4,352,339
8Los Angeles $4,175,184
9Seattle $3,447,374
10Atlanta/Savannah $3,386,279

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 of Corpus Christi, Texas rose 5175.06 percent compared to last year to $8.18 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 25.49 percent compared to last year to $6.86 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 31.07 percent compared to last year to $5.38 million.
  • Port of New York rose 59.6 percent compared to last year to $3.63 million.
  • Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. rose 17.29 percent compared to last year to $3.6 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 decreased $2.92 million, 10.84 percent, (30.35 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $631,536, 4.6 percent, (16.57 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 United Kingdom increased $7.37 million, 365.35 percent, (11.86 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 China increased $12,350, 0.4 percent, (3.95 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Peru increased $703,797, 36.93 percent, (3.3 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 66.02 percent of all these Wires, ropes, stranded exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $52.25 million of the $79.14 million total.

All totaled, 34.92 percent of all these Wires, ropes, stranded exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $27.64 million of the $79.14 million total