Current data is through December 2019.

Imports: Aluminum foil, less than 0.2 mm thick

Aluminum foil, less than 0.2 mm thick, the No. 293 import by value totaled $78.8 million for the month of December, $1.2 billion through December of 2019, and $1.34 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

RankCountry2019
1China$206.95 M
2Germany$149.15 M
3South Korea$102.21 M
4Turkey$85.21 M
5Brazil$67.98 M
6Japan$64.54 M
7Russia$60.22 M
8Oman$48.07 M
9Luxembourg$41.91 M
10France$34.12 M
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U.S. imports of Aluminum foil, less than 0.2 mm thick decreased 11.04 percent through December 2019 to $1.2 billion

U.S. imports of Aluminum foil, less than 0.2 mm thick decreased 11.04 percent from $1.34 billion to $1.2 billion in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 293 in 2019 among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 275 for the last full year with a total value of $1.34 billion, a $235.74 million, 21.25 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through December 2019 the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 Turkey and No. 5 Brazil. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 3 Port of Virginia, No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Port of Houston.

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five in 2019 were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark fell 12.72 percent to $215.95 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 24.42 percent to $151.34 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 6.72 percent to $124.37 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 2.68 percent to $121.93 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 47.57 percent to $93.27 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 China decreased $26.69 million, 11.43 percent, (17.3 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Germany decreased $17.01 million, 10.24 percent, (12.47 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 South Korea decreased $5.51 million, 5.11 percent, (8.54 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Turkey increased $25.86 million, 43.57 percent, (7.12 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Brazil decreased $11.86 million, 14.85 percent, (5.68 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 51.11 percent of all these Aluminum foil, less than 0.2 mm thick imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets in 2019. That is equal to $611.51 million of the $1.2 billion total.

All totaled, 59.08 percent of all these Aluminum foil, less than 0.2 mm thick imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports in 2019. That is equal to $706.86 million of the $1.2 billion total.