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

Exports: Nickel bars, rods, wire

Nickel bars, rods, wire, the No. 232 export by value totaled $81.61 million for the month of March, $253.37 million through March of 2020, and $971.04 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
1Mexico$46.11 M
2Belgium$35.98 M
3China$33.91 M
4France$33.37 M
5Japan$15.83 M
6United Kingdom$14.71 M
7Germany$12.41 M
8Canada$10.94 M
9Israel$6.81 M
10Taiwan$5.72 M
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January – March 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $253.37 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Chester, Penn. $41,095,886
2Port of New York $38,644,128
3Port Laredo $31,076,564
4Port of Charleston $24,251,992
5John F. Kennedy International Airport $11,826,977
6Port of Newark $10,396,772
7Port of Wilmington, N.C. $9,481,899
8Port of Virginia $8,945,055
9Port of Los Angeles $8,094,401
10Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. $4,521,372

U.S. exports of Nickel bars, rods, wire increased 1.33 percent through March to $253.37 million

U.S. exports of Nickel bars, rods, wire increased 1.33 percent from $250.04 million to $253.37 million through the first three 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 232 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 250 for the last full year with a total value of $971.04 million, a $47.26 million, 5.12 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through March of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Belgium, No. 3 China, No. 4 France and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Chester, Penn., No. 2 Port of New York, No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Port of Charleston and No. 5 John F. Kennedy International Airport.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Belgium, No. 3 China, No. 4 France and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Charleston, No. 2 Port of Chester, Penn., No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Port of New York and No. 5 Port of Wilmington, N.C..

January – March 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $46,111,959
2Belgium $35,976,633
3China $33,905,003
4France $33,366,851
5Japan $15,827,214
6United Kingdom $14,711,511
7Germany $12,409,192
8Canada $10,944,031
9Israel $6,814,795
10Taiwan $5,720,933

January – March 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1NEW YORK CITY, NY $34,726,200
2CHARLESTON, SC $32,360,788
3LAREDO, TX $21,112,102
4PHILADELPHIA, PA $19,924,370
5LOS ANGELES, CA $7,632,534
6WILMINGTON, NC $4,861,850
7DETROIT, MI $4,029,210
8BUFFALO, NY $3,004,504
9HOUSTON-GALVESTON, TX $2,945,376
10OGDENSBURG, NY $2,718,604

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 Chester, Penn. rose 10.6 percent compared to last year to $41.1 million.
  • Port of New York rose 30.67 percent compared to last year to $38.64 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 11.83 percent compared to last year to $31.08 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 33.62 percent compared to last year to $24.25 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 16.5 percent compared to last year to $11.83 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 Mexico decreased $4.97 million, 9.74 percent, (18.2 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Belgium decreased $1.79 million, 4.75 percent, (14.2 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China decreased $1.63 million, 4.6 percent, (13.38 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 France increased $1.09 million, 3.37 percent, (13.17 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Japan increased $2.96 million, 23.05 percent, (6.25 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 65.2 percent of all these Nickel bars, rods, wire exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $165.19 million of the $253.37 million total.

All totaled, 57.98 percent of all these Nickel bars, rods, wire exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $146.9 million of the $253.37 million total