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

Imports: Aluminum bars and rods

Aluminum bars and rods, the No. 337 import by value totaled $59.09 million for the month of May, $356.58 million through May of 2020, and $930.04 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 Sources

RankCountryYTD
1Canada$138.56 M
2Mexico$27.68 M
3Vietnam$26.26 M
4Indonesia$20.65 M
5Germany$14.96 M
6Turkey$14.16 M
7Italy$11.57 M
8Ecuador$11.08 M
9Colombia$8.97 M
10Honduras$7.69 M
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U.S. imports of Aluminum bars and rods decreased 7.41 percent through May to $356.58 million

U.S. imports of Aluminum bars and rods decreased 7.41 percent from $385.13 million to $356.58 million through the first five 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 337 through May among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 353 for the last full year with a total value of $930.04 million, a $220.18 million, 19.14 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through May of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Vietnam, No. 4 Indonesia and No. 5 Germany. 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 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y..

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Vietnam, No. 4 Indonesia and No. 5 Italy. 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 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y..

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 26.48 percent compared to last year to $67.28 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 25.47 percent compared to last year to $41.72 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 14.65 percent compared to last year to $27.49 million.
  • Port Miami fell 15.38 percent compared to last year to $23.99 million.
  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. fell 6.73 percent compared to last year to $20.61 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 $16.49 million, 13.51 percent, (38.86 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico decreased $6.68 million, 19.43 percent, (7.76 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Vietnam decreased $2.82 million, 9.7 percent, (7.36 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Indonesia decreased $7.3 million, 26.11 percent, (5.79 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany increased $924,016, 6.58 percent, (4.19 percent market share).

All totaled, 63.97 percent of all these Aluminum bars and rods imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $228.11 million of the $356.58 million total.

All totaled, 50.79 percent of all these Aluminum bars and rods imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $181.09 million of the $356.58 million total