Trade Shifts in U.S.

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

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 1,294 0 -1,294 -100.0%
MM002: Fluorspar and miscellaneous mineral substances 122 123 123 0 -123 -100.0%
MM003: Iron ores and concentrates 1,440 1,483 1,483 0 -1,483 -100.0%
MM004: Copper ores and concentrates 2,396 2,573 2,573 0 -2,573 -100.0%
MM005: Lead ores, concentrates, and residues 581 587 587 0 -587 -100.0%
MM006: Zinc ores, concentrates, and residues 874 932 932 0 -932 -100.0%
MM007: Certain ores, concentrates, ash, and residues 1,279 1,204 1,204 0 -1,204 -100.0%
MM008: Precious metal ores and concentrates 321 371 371 0 -371 -100.0%
MM009: Cement, stone, and related products 3,251 3,448 3,448 0 -3,448 -100.0%
MM010: Industrial ceramics 1,273 1,309 1,309 0 -1,309 -100.0%
MM011: Ceramic bricks and similar articles 54 46 46 0 -46 -100.0%
MM012: Ceramic floor and wall tiles 43 41 41 0 -41 -100.0%
MM013: Ceramic household articles 107 110 110 0 -110 -100.0%
MM014: Flat glass 2,437 2,616 2,616 0 -2,616 -100.0%
MM015: Glass containers 295 269 269 0 -269 -100.0%
MM016: Household glassware 271 265 265 0 -265 -100.0%
MM017: Miscellaneous glass products 835 899 899 0 -899 -100.0%
MM018: Fiberglass insulation products 187 234 234 0 -234 -100.0%
MM019: Natural and synthetic gemstones 3,632 2,358 2,358 0 -2,358 -100.0%
MM020: Precious metals and non-numismatic coins 43,091 38,836 38,836 0 -38,836 -100.0%
MM021: Primary iron products 12 7 7 0 -7 -100.0%
MM022: Ferroalloys 143 126 126 0 -126 -100.0%
MM023: Iron and steel waste and scrap 9,421 7,578 7,578 0 -7,578 -100.0%
MM024: Abrasive and ferrous products 814 852 852 0 -852 -100.0%
MM025: Steel mill products 16,991 16,042 16,042 0 -16,042 -100.0%
MM026: Steel pipe and tube fittings and certain cast products 1,840 1,933 1,933 0 -1,933 -100.0%
MM027: Fabricated structurals 735 804 804 0 -804 -100.0%
MM028: Metal construction components 1,797 1,565 1,565 0 -1,565 -100.0%
MM029: Metallic containers 1,649 1,786 1,786 0 -1,786 -100.0%
MM030: Wire products of base metal 1,759 1,909 1,909 0 -1,909 -100.0%
MM031: Miscellaneous products of base metal 8,836 9,279 9,279 0 -9,279 -100.0%
MM032: Industrial fasteners of base metal 3,139 3,389 3,389 0 -3,389 -100.0%
MM033: Cooking and kitchen ware 284 294 294 0 -294 -100.0%
MM034: Metal and ceramic sanitary ware 190 185 185 0 -185 -100.0%
MM035: Construction castings and other cast-iron articles 80 82 82 0 -82 -100.0%
MM036: Copper and related articles 8,821 8,234 8,234 0 -8,234 -100.0%
MM037: Unwrought aluminum 4,415 4,197 4,197 0 -4,197 -100.0%
MM038: Aluminum mill products 5,532 5,782 5,782 0 -5,782 -100.0%
MM039: Lead and related articles 253 275 275 0 -275 -100.0%
MM040: Zinc and related articles 313 303 303 0 -303 -100.0%
MM041: Certain base metals and chemical elements 4,365 4,226 4,226 0 -4,226 -100.0%
MM042: Nonpowered handtools 4,111 4,084 4,084 0 -4,084 -100.0%
MM043: Certain cutlery, sewing implements, and related products 603 591 591 0 -591 -100.0%
MM044: Table flatware and related products 26 24 24 0 -24 -100.0%
MM045: Certain builders' hardware 1,117 1,186 1,186 0 -1,186 -100.0%
Total: 141,002 133,730 133,730 0 -133,730 -100.0%

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.