Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through February 2020.

Exports: Wires, ropes, stranded

Wires, ropes, stranded, the No. 475 export by value totaled $22.76 million for the month of February, $46.98 million through February of 2020, and $287.59 million for all of 2019, 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$15.56 M
2Mexico$8.49 M
3Colombia$2.28 M
4China$1.98 M
5United Kingdom$1.91 M
6Brazil$1.73 M
7South Africa$1.24 M
8Costa Rica$1.1 M
9Australia$805,196
10Malaysia$788,326
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $46.98 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $5,337,737
2Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $4,648,686
3Port of Houston $2,749,922
4Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $2,426,116
5Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $1,755,710
6Port Miami $1,681,410
7Low-Valued Imports and Exports $1,473,459
8Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $1,208,704
9Port of Mobile, Ala. $1,202,901
10Port of New York $1,170,650

U.S. exports of Wires, ropes, stranded increased 0.95 percent through February to $46.98 million

U.S. exports of Wires, ropes, stranded increased 0.95 percent from $46.54 million to $46.98 million through the first two months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 475 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 494 for the last full year with a total value of $287.59 million, a $16.67 million, 5.48 percent decrease from the 2018 total.

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

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $15,563,775
2Mexico $8,488,590
3Colombia $2,276,797
4China $1,984,666
5United Kingdom $1,906,753
6Brazil $1,731,357
7South Africa $1,243,289
8Costa Rica $1,101,770
9Australia $805,196
10Malaysia $788,326

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1DETROIT, MI $5,707,592
2LAREDO, TX $5,140,226
3HOUSTON-GALVESTON, TX $3,415,820
4MIAMI, FL $2,995,940
5PEMBINA, ND $2,861,506
6LOS ANGELES, CA $2,728,734
7NEW YORK CITY, NY $2,673,874
8BUFFALO, NY $1,750,264
9MOBILE, AL $1,715,324
10LOW VALUE $1,256,432

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first two months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo rose 49.17 percent compared to last year to $5.34 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 28.45 percent compared to last year to $4.65 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 97.17 percent compared to last year to $2.75 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 0.16 percent compared to last year to $2.43 million.
  • Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. fell 23.66 percent compared to last year to $1.76 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 $418,337, 2.62 percent, (33.13 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $370,946, 4.57 percent, (18.07 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Colombia increased $1.22 million, 115.53 percent, (4.85 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 China increased $141,907, 7.7 percent, (4.22 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 United Kingdom increased $229,502, 13.68 percent, (4.06 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 64.32 percent of all these Wires, ropes, stranded exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $30.22 million of the $46.98 million total.

All totaled, 36.01 percent of all these Wires, ropes, stranded exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $16.92 million of the $46.98 million total