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

Imports: Aluminum foil, less than 0.2 mm thick

Aluminum foil, less than 0.2 mm thick, the No. 266 import by value totaled $110.64 million for the month of July, $770.87 million through July 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

RankCountryYTD
1China$129.5 M
2Germany$87.16 M
3South Korea$68.24 M
4Turkey$59.93 M
5Brazil$54.11 M
6Japan$37.65 M
7Russia$36.34 M
8Oman$35.59 M
9Luxembourg$27.38 M
10Austria$19.78 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $770.87 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $151,768,791
2Port of Savannah, Ga. $96,311,513
3Port of Virginia $84,291,375
4Port of Los Angeles $76,847,544
5Port of Houston $62,969,356
6Port of Charleston $46,014,353
7Port of Oakland, Calif. $29,551,486
8Port of Tacoma, Wash. $28,960,136
9Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $28,566,843
10Port of Long Beach $27,936,329

U.S. imports of Aluminum foil, less than 0.2 mm thick increased 2.59 percent through July to $770.87 million

U.S. imports of Aluminum foil, less than 0.2 mm thick increased 2.59 percent from $751.39 million to $770.87 million through the first seven 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 266 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 284 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 July of this year 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, theleading 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.

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $129,501,838
2Germany $87,164,080
3South Korea $68,238,282
4Turkey $59,934,602
5Brazil $54,113,757
6Japan $37,652,617
7Russia $36,337,289
8Oman $35,585,859
9Luxembourg $27,378,024
10Austria $19,779,998

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Chicago $67,095,931
2New York City $47,834,419
3Atlanta/Savannah $36,735,644
4Cleveland $35,826,139
5Los Angeles $29,818,429
6Detroit $21,811,431
7Charleston $20,687,465
8New Orleans $18,440,802
9Houston $17,976,737
10Norfolk $15,957,624

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark rose 10.34 percent compared to last year to $151.77 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 18.84 percent compared to last year to $96.31 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 47.28 percent compared to last year to $84.29 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 12.92 percent compared to last year to $76.85 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 154.5 percent compared to last year to $62.97 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 $6.67 million, 4.9 percent, (16.8 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Germany decreased $12.16 million, 12.24 percent, (11.31 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 South Korea increased $8.33 million, 13.9 percent, (8.85 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Turkey increased $34.02 million, 131.25 percent, (7.77 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Brazil increased $15.6 million, 40.49 percent, (7.02 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 51.75 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 July of this year. That is equal to $398.95 million of the $770.87 million total.

All totaled, 61.25 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 July of this year. That is equal to $472.19 million of the $770.87 million total