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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through October 2018.

Imports: Aluminum bars and rods

Aluminum bars and rods, the No. 302 import by value totaled $96.15 million for the month of October, $996.73 million through October of 2018, and $1.02 billion for all of 2017, 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 Sources

RankCountryYTD
1Canada$363.98 M
2Mexico$103.83 M
3Vietnam$69.1 M
4Indonesia$59.37 M
5Colombia$35.85 M
6Germany$32.92 M
7Malaysia$32.14 M
8Italy$28.75 M
9Ecuador$26.35 M
10Turkey$23.2 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $996.73 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $173,727,467
2Port of Newark $106,503,596
3Port of Los Angeles $81,210,343
4Port Miami $60,790,033
5Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico $57,766,082
6Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $48,282,574
7Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $45,240,120
8Port Everglades, Fla. $43,418,295
9Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $40,917,480
10Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $36,211,732

U.S. imports of Aluminum bars and rods increased 18.45 percent through October to $996.73 million

U.S. imports of Aluminum bars and rods increased 18.45 percent from $841.44 million to $996.73 million through the first 10 months of 2018 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 302 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 320 for the last full year with a total value of $1.02 billion, a $218.19 million, 27.23 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Vietnam, No. 4 Indonesia and No. 5 Colombia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port Miami and No. 5 Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Vietnam, No. 4 Colombia and No. 5 Indonesia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY and No. 5 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $363,982,326
2Mexico $103,829,456
3Vietnam $69,099,972
4Indonesia $59,365,921
5Colombia $35,854,458
6Germany $32,923,826
7Malaysia $32,138,309
8Italy $28,749,958
9Ecuador $26,345,895
10Turkey $23,201,719

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $44,875,740
2New York City $17,458,646
3Ogdensburg, N.Y. $16,005,049
4Miami $15,975,127
5San Diego $12,904,135
6Los Angeles $11,545,041
7Buffalo $10,659,218
8Chicago $10,119,520
9Seattle $6,747,056
10Great Falls, Mont. $5,501,360

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 29.02 percent compared to last year to $173.73 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 28.27 percent compared to last year to $106.5 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 14.07 percent compared to last year to $81.21 million.
  • Port Miami rose 89.2 percent compared to last year to $60.79 million.
  • Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico rose 161.23 percent compared to last year to $57.77 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. imports from No. 1 Canada increased $17.02 million, 4.91 percent, (36.52 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico increased $7.85 million, 8.17 percent, (10.42 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Vietnam increased $9.94 million, 16.8 percent, (6.93 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Indonesia increased $29.76 million, 100.52 percent, (5.96 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Colombia increased $4.32 million, 13.69 percent, (3.6 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 63.42 percent of all these Aluminum bars and rods imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $632.13 million of the $996.73 million total.

All totaled, 48.16 percent of all these Aluminum bars and rods imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $480 million of the $996.73 million total