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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through February 2019.

Imports: Aluminum bars and rods

Aluminum bars and rods, the No. 347 import by value totaled $71.62 million for the month of February, $158.26 million through February of 2019, and $1.15 billion for all of 2018, 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$48.63 M
2Mexico$15.27 M
3Indonesia$13.93 M
4Vietnam$13.53 M
5Turkey$5.7 M
6Germany$5.3 M
7Italy$4.85 M
8Ecuador$4.82 M
9Dominican Republic$3.6 M
10Malaysia$3.03 M
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $158.26 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $24,097,025
2Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $20,847,400
3Port of Los Angeles $14,147,652
4Port Miami $11,519,378
5Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $9,581,489
6Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $9,056,528
7Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $7,762,430
8Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico $7,244,667
9Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $5,634,496
10Port of Jacksonville, Fla. $4,593,274

U.S. imports of Aluminum bars and rods decreased 17.29 percent through February to $158.26 million

U.S. imports of Aluminum bars and rods decreased 17.29 percent from $191.35 million to $158.26 million through the first two months of 2019 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 347 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 296 for the last full year with a total value of $1.15 billion, a $130.88 million, 12.84 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Indonesia, No. 4 Vietnam and No. 5 Turkey. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port Miami and No. 5 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif..

In the last previous full year, theleading 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.

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $48,625,814
2Mexico $15,266,706
3Indonesia $13,925,603
4Vietnam $13,529,561
5Turkey $5,700,255
6Germany $5,297,171
7Italy $4,852,921
8Ecuador $4,816,255
9Dominican Republic $3,602,804
10Malaysia $3,032,022

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $71,040,456
2New York City $37,283,470
3Miami $31,791,246
4Ogdensburg, N.Y. $25,654,487
5Los Angeles $21,628,119
6Chicago $20,107,772
7Buffalo $17,204,847
8San Diego $16,891,943
9San Juan $14,649,386
10Jacksonville/Tampa $12,025,207

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 Newark rose 14.99 percent compared to last year to $24.1 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 37.6 percent compared to last year to $20.85 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 16.86 percent compared to last year to $14.15 million.
  • Port Miami rose 18.82 percent compared to last year to $11.52 million.
  • Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. rose 29.26 percent compared to last year to $9.58 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 decreased $31.1 million, 39.01 percent, (30.72 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico decreased $4 million, 20.74 percent, (9.65 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Indonesia increased $6.53 million, 88.23 percent, (8.8 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Vietnam decreased $4.37 million, 24.43 percent, (8.55 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Turkey increased $2.41 million, 73.13 percent, (3.6 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 61.32 percent of all these Aluminum bars and rods imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $97.05 million of the $158.26 million total.

All totaled, 50.67 percent of all these Aluminum bars and rods imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $80.19 million of the $158.26 million total