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

Exports: Copper bars, rods

Copper bars, rods, the No. 472 export by value totaled $26.87 million for the month of August, $210.31 million through August of 2019, and $318.44 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$75.98 M
2Mexico$62.54 M
3Germany$7.84 M
4China$6.39 M
5United Kingdom$5.82 M
6Japan$5.15 M
7Switzerland$4.59 M
8Taiwan$3.68 M
9India$3.14 M
10Brazil$3.09 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $210.31 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $37,713,982
2Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $32,725,071
3Port of New York $19,325,187
4Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $16,521,419
5Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $15,087,124
6Port of Savannah, Ga. $7,816,598
7Port of Los Angeles $7,611,481
8Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. $5,800,059
9Port of Virginia $5,075,190
10John F. Kennedy International Airport $4,778,141

U.S. exports of Copper bars, rods decreased 3.81 percent through August to $210.31 million

U.S. exports of Copper bars, rods decreased 3.81 percent from $218.64 million to $210.31 million through the first eight 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 472 through August among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 474 for the last full year with a total value of $318.44 million, a $3.86 million, 1.23 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 China and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port of New York, No. 4 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. 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 Germany, 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 Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY and No. 5 Port of New York.

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $75,980,184
2Mexico $62,543,806
3Germany $7,835,395
4China $6,387,811
5United Kingdom $5,819,907
6Japan $5,148,812
7Switzerland $4,593,113
8Taiwan $3,682,374
9India $3,141,528
10Brazil $3,090,738

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $24,395,598
2Laredo $21,509,437
3New York City $13,492,875
4Buffalo $9,535,621
5Los Angeles $4,446,689
6Ogdensburg, N.Y. $2,631,343
7Phoenix/Nogales $2,583,765
8San Diego $2,465,856
9Pembina, N.D. $2,082,797
10Seattle $2,058,181

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo rose 4.74 percent compared to last year to $37.71 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 22.74 percent compared to last year to $32.73 million.
  • Port of New York rose 2.18 percent compared to last year to $19.33 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 42.33 percent compared to last year to $16.52 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 23.83 percent compared to last year to $15.09 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 $13.29 million, 14.89 percent, (36.13 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $148,238, 0.24 percent, (29.74 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Germany decreased $2.23 million, 22.18 percent, (3.73 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 China decreased $1.57 million, 19.76 percent, (3.04 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 United Kingdom decreased $819,567, 12.34 percent, (2.77 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 75.4 percent of all these Copper bars, rods exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $158.57 million of the $210.31 million total.

All totaled, 57.71 percent of all these Copper bars, rods exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $121.37 million of the $210.31 million total