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

Exports: Stainless steel wire

Stainless steel wire, the No. 665 export by value totaled $9.01 million for the month of February, $20.05 million through February of 2020, and $135.04 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$8.09 M
2Canada$2.59 M
3Costa Rica$2.35 M
4Ireland$1.38 M
5Denmark$880,399
6China$765,493
7South Korea$519,115
8Brazil$396,546
9United Kingdom$383,508
10Switzerland$361,040
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $20.05 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of New Orleans $2,438,236
2Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $2,281,739
3Port Laredo $1,841,900
4Brownsville International Bridges $1,597,615
5El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $1,542,665
6Miami Int’l Airport $1,449,744
7Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $1,269,894
8Port of New York $683,786
9Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $534,075
10John F. Kennedy International Airport $525,766

U.S. exports of Stainless steel wire decreased 13.22 percent through February to $20.05 million

U.S. exports of Stainless steel wire decreased 13.22 percent from $23.11 million to $20.05 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 665 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 643 for the last full year with a total value of $135.04 million, a $16.01 million, 10.60 percent decrease from the 2018 total.

Through February of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Costa Rica, No. 4 Ireland and No. 5 Denmark. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of New Orleans, No. 2 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif., No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Brownsville International Bridges and No. 5 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Costa Rica, No. 4 Ireland and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of New Orleans, No. 2 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif., No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Miami Int’l Airport and No. 5 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas.

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $8,086,455
2Canada $2,587,781
3Costa Rica $2,346,372
4Ireland $1,376,749
5Denmark $880,399
6China $765,493
7South Korea $519,115
8Brazil $396,546
9United Kingdom $383,508
10Switzerland $361,040

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1LAREDO, TX $3,923,740
2NEW ORLEANS, LA $2,132,240
3SAN DIEGO, CA $2,047,256
4MIAMI, FL $1,850,122
5DETROIT, MI $1,411,294
6EL PASO, TX $1,220,202
7NEW YORK CITY, NY $1,164,102
8LOS ANGELES, CA $603,984
9SAN FRANCISCO, CA $595,552
10CHICAGO, IL $468,258

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 of New Orleans rose 17.46 percent compared to last year to $2.44 million.
  • Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. fell 32.21 percent compared to last year to $2.28 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 18.84 percent compared to last year to $1.84 million.
  • Brownsville International Bridges fell 0.56 percent compared to last year to $1.6 million.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas fell 14.27 percent compared to last year to $1.54 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 $1.93 million, 19.3 percent, (40.32 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $318,580, 10.96 percent, (12.9 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Costa Rica decreased $71,023, 2.94 percent, (11.7 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Ireland decreased $745,440, 35.13 percent, (6.87 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Denmark increased $107,358, 13.89 percent, (4.39 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 76.18 percent of all these Stainless steel wire exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $15.28 million of the $20.05 million total.

All totaled, 48.38 percent of all these Stainless steel wire exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $9.7 million of the $20.05 million total