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

Exports: Wires, ropes, stranded

Wires, ropes, stranded, the No. 498 export by value totaled $21.99 million for the month of July, $168.57 million through July 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$52.63 M
2Mexico$29.87 M
3United Kingdom$12.45 M
4China$7.73 M
5Costa Rica$4.7 M
6Peru$3.71 M
7Colombia$3.32 M
8South Africa$3.22 M
9Brazil$2.81 M
10Australia$2.49 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $168.57 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $16,198,835
2Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $11,996,374
3Port of Corpus Christi, Texas $8,347,949
4Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $7,866,012
5Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $7,413,812
6Port of New York $7,115,099
7Port of Houston $7,051,440
8Low-Valued Imports and Exports $5,850,818
9Port of Savannah, Ga. $5,215,098
10Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $5,150,747

U.S. exports of Wires, ropes, stranded decreased 5.26 percent through July to $168.57 million

U.S. exports of Wires, ropes, stranded decreased 5.26 percent from $177.93 million to $168.57 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 498 through July among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 492 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 July of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 China and No. 5 Costa Rica. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port of Corpus Christi, Texas, No. 4 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. 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 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 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY and No. 5 Brownsville International Bridges.

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $52,628,128
2Mexico $29,871,613
3United Kingdom $12,445,152
4China $7,729,231
5Costa Rica $4,696,431
6Peru $3,705,559
7Colombia $3,321,413
8South Africa $3,217,681
9Brazil $2,812,859
10Australia $2,487,245

January – July 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 seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo rose 9.29 percent compared to last year to $16.2 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 33.1 percent compared to last year to $12 million.
  • Port of Corpus Christi, Texas rose 4352.52 percent compared to last year to $8.35 million.
  • Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. fell 14.3 percent compared to last year to $7.87 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 3.5 percent compared to last year to $7.41 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 $11.7 million, 18.19 percent, (31.22 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $4.6 million, 13.34 percent, (17.72 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 United Kingdom increased $8.04 million, 182.79 percent, (7.38 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 China decreased $1.96 million, 20.26 percent, (4.59 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Costa Rica increased $1.52 million, 47.65 percent, (2.79 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 63.69 percent of all these Wires, ropes, stranded exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $107.37 million of the $168.57 million total.

All totaled, 30.74 percent of all these Wires, ropes, stranded exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $51.82 million of the $168.57 million total