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

Imports: Aluminum foil, less than 0.2 mm thick

Aluminum foil, less than 0.2 mm thick, the No. 275 import by value totaled $100.63 million for the month of December, $1.34 billion through December of 2018, and $1.11 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
1China$233.65 M
2Japan$180.55 M
3Germany$166.16 M
4South Korea$107.72 M
5Canada$83.05 M
6Brazil$79.84 M
7Turkey$59.35 M
8Russia$44.17 M
9Austria$41.9 M
10Luxembourg$33.4 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.34 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $247,409,625
2Port of Savannah, Ga. $200,250,967
3Port of Los Angeles $125,292,063
4Port of Virginia $116,533,749
5Chicago O’Hare International Airport $105,998,948
6Port of Charleston $75,253,416
7Port of Houston $63,202,143
8Port of Long Beach $55,147,478
9Port of Oakland, Calif. $39,197,340
10Port of Tacoma, Wash. $38,802,179

U.S. imports of Aluminum foil, less than 0.2 mm thick increased 21.25 percent through December to $1.34 billion

U.S. imports of Aluminum foil, less than 0.2 mm thick increased 21.25 percent from $1.11 billion to $1.34 billion in 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 275 through December 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 $1.11 billion, a $145.17 million, 15.06 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this 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.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Russia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 Port of Charleston.

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $233,648,550
2Japan $180,551,732
3Germany $166,158,533
4South Korea $107,717,726
5Canada $83,046,758
6Brazil $79,842,393
7Turkey $59,352,718
8Russia $44,166,895
9Austria $41,903,645
10Luxembourg $33,396,254

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Chicago $49,175,379
2New York City $35,346,319
3Atlanta/Savannah $29,059,995
4Cleveland $26,597,131
5Los Angeles $23,202,433
6Detroit $17,864,249
7New Orleans $16,765,511
8Charleston $16,436,613
9Houston $11,962,114
10Norfolk $11,652,862

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark rose 38.31 percent compared to last year to $247.41 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 5.66 percent compared to last year to $200.25 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 16.57 percent compared to last year to $125.29 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 44.9 percent compared to last year to $116.53 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 246.86 percent compared to last year to $106 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 $241.44 million, 50.82 percent, (17.37 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Japan increased $74.14 million, 69.67 percent, (13.43 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany increased $68.21 million, 69.65 percent, (12.36 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 South Korea increased $82.41 million, 325.7 percent, (8.01 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Canada decreased $22.6 million, 21.39 percent, (6.18 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 57.34 percent of all these Aluminum foil, less than 0.2 mm thick imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $771.12 million of the $1.34 billion total.

All totaled, 59.15 percent of all these Aluminum foil, less than 0.2 mm thick imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $795.49 million of the $1.34 billion total