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

Imports: Aluminum bars and rods

Aluminum bars and rods, the No. 355 import by value totaled $78.24 million for the month of August, $623.24 million through August 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$205.86 M
2Mexico$58.59 M
3Vietnam$42.51 M
4Indonesia$40.67 M
5Italy$25.75 M
6Turkey$23.69 M
7Germany$22.78 M
8Ecuador$18.92 M
9Colombia$15.73 M
10Dominican Republic$15.63 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $623.24 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $93,412,969
2Port of Newark $86,897,291
3Port of Los Angeles $44,935,388
4Port Miami $44,564,940
5Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $36,105,833
6Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $35,208,579
7Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $33,807,562
8Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico $25,530,213
9Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $24,119,628
10Port Everglades, Fla. $19,168,101

U.S. imports of Aluminum bars and rods decreased 22.76 percent through August to $623.24 million

U.S. imports of Aluminum bars and rods decreased 22.76 percent from $806.86 million to $623.24 million through the first eight 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 355 through August 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 August of this 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..

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 – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $205,859,986
2Mexico $58,590,304
3Vietnam $42,514,629
4Indonesia $40,666,771
5Italy $25,754,714
6Turkey $23,687,237
7Germany $22,776,477
8Ecuador $18,916,488
9Colombia $15,725,870
10Dominican Republic $15,633,435

January – August 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 eight months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 35.1 percent compared to last year to $93.41 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 1.03 percent compared to last year to $86.9 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 31.8 percent compared to last year to $44.94 million.
  • Port Miami fell 4.67 percent compared to last year to $44.56 million.
  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. rose 1.75 percent compared to last year to $36.11 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 $98.54 million, 32.37 percent, (33.03 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico decreased $24.2 million, 29.23 percent, (9.4 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Vietnam decreased $12.95 million, 23.35 percent, (6.82 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Indonesia decreased $2.13 million, 4.98 percent, (6.53 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Italy increased $1.46 million, 6.02 percent, (4.13 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 59.91 percent of all these Aluminum bars and rods imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $373.39 million of the $623.24 million total.

All totaled, 49.08 percent of all these Aluminum bars and rods imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $305.92 million of the $623.24 million total