Trade Shifts in U.S.

Minerals and metals: Industry/Commodity Group Selection (Quarterly Update)
U.S. exports, annual and year to date, January-June

Item 2012 2013 2013 YTD 2014 YTD Absolute
Change
YTD 2013-2014
Percent
Change
YTD 2013-2014
Million Dollars
U.S. exports of domestic merchandise:
MM001: Clays and related mineral products 1,267 1,294 632 663 31 5.0%
MM002: Fluorspar and miscellaneous mineral substances 122 123 64 57 -7 -11.3%
MM003: Iron ores and concentrates 1,440 1,483 669 571 -98 -14.7%
MM004: Copper ores and concentrates 2,396 2,573 1,337 1,523 187 14.0%
MM005: Lead ores, concentrates, and residues 581 587 185 289 104 55.9%
MM006: Zinc ores, concentrates, and residues 874 932 109 121 12 11.2%
MM007: Certain ores, concentrates, ash, and residues 1,279 1,204 578 610 33 5.6%
MM008: Precious metal ores and concentrates 321 371 168 107 -60 -35.9%
MM009: Cement, stone, and related products 3,251 3,448 1,703 1,856 153 9.0%
MM010: Industrial ceramics 1,273 1,309 652 716 65 9.9%
MM011: Ceramic bricks and similar articles 54 46 21 25 3 14.7%
MM012: Ceramic floor and wall tiles 43 41 21 19 -1 -5.1%
MM013: Ceramic household articles 107 110 52 53 2 3.0%
MM014: Flat glass 2,437 2,616 1,257 1,274 16 1.3%
MM015: Glass containers 295 269 129 138 9 7.1%
MM016: Household glassware 271 265 128 126 -2 -1.7%
MM017: Miscellaneous glass products 835 899 449 434 -15 -3.3%
MM018: Fiberglass insulation products 187 234 113 137 24 21.2%
MM019: Natural and synthetic gemstones 3,632 2,358 1,480 1,164 -316 -21.3%
MM020: Precious metals and non-numismatic coins 43,091 38,836 23,390 13,286 -10,105 -43.2%
MM021: Primary iron products 12 7 5 2 -3 -54.4%
MM022: Ferroalloys 143 126 72 67 -5 -7.2%
MM023: Iron and steel waste and scrap 9,421 7,578 4,146 3,075 -1,071 -25.8%
MM024: Abrasive and ferrous products 814 852 424 472 48 11.4%
MM025: Steel mill products 16,991 16,042 8,104 8,002 -101 -1.3%
MM026: Steel pipe and tube fittings and certain cast products 1,840 1,933 951 1,000 49 5.1%
MM027: Fabricated structurals 735 804 374 385 10 2.8%
MM028: Metal construction components 1,797 1,565 777 670 -107 -13.8%
MM029: Metallic containers 1,649 1,786 922 950 28 3.0%
MM030: Wire products of base metal 1,759 1,909 950 1,019 69 7.3%
MM031: Miscellaneous products of base metal 8,836 9,279 4,564 5,016 453 9.9%
MM032: Industrial fasteners of base metal 3,139 3,389 1,691 1,761 70 4.2%
MM033: Cooking and kitchen ware 284 294 140 146 7 4.8%
MM034: Metal and ceramic sanitary ware 190 185 95 101 6 6.4%
MM035: Construction castings and other cast-iron articles 80 82 36 38 2 6.5%
MM036: Copper and related articles 8,821 8,234 3,994 3,651 -343 -8.6%
MM037: Unwrought aluminum 4,415 4,197 2,054 1,839 -215 -10.5%
MM038: Aluminum mill products 5,532 5,782 2,955 2,851 -104 -3.5%
MM039: Lead and related articles 253 275 154 160 6 4.0%
MM040: Zinc and related articles 313 303 153 185 32 20.9%
MM041: Certain base metals and chemical elements 4,365 4,226 2,174 2,222 48 2.2%
MM042: Nonpowered handtools 4,111 4,084 2,057 2,033 -24 -1.2%
MM043: Certain cutlery, sewing implements, and related products 603 591 304 294 -9 -3.0%
MM044: Table flatware and related products 26 24 12 10 -2 -14.5%
MM045: Certain builders' hardware 1,117 1,186 590 591 0 0.0%
Total: 141,002 133,730 70,833 59,711 -11,122 -15.7%

Import value are based on customs values; export values are based on f.a.s. value, U.S. port of export.
Note: Calculations based on unrounded data.
Source: Compiled 1G official statistics of the U.S. Department of Commerce.