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

Imports: Aluminum ores and concentrates

Aluminum ores and concentrates, the No. 709 import by value totaled $16.57 million for the month of October, $158.21 million through October of 2018, and $193.32 million 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
1Jamaica$64.68 M
2Brazil$31.42 M
3Guyana$25.75 M
4China$20.27 M
5Turkey$8.18 M
6Australia$3 M
7Greece$2.33 M
8Canada$968,314
9India$831,874
10The Netherlands$445,765
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $158.21 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish $73,946,993
2Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La. $31,424,367
3Port of New Orleans $26,937,107
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $7,706,648
5Port of Albany, N.Y. $3,015,236
6Port of Toledo, Ohio $2,975,796
7Port of Ashtabula, Ohio $1,918,733
8Port of San Diego, Calif. $1,727,000
9Chicago O’Hare International Airport $1,573,999
10Port of Houston $1,278,004

U.S. imports of Aluminum ores and concentrates increased 3.82 percent through October to $158.21 million

U.S. imports of Aluminum ores and concentrates increased 3.82 percent from $152.39 million to $158.21 million through the first 10 months of 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 709 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 697 for the last full year with a total value of $193.32 million, a $20.09 million, 9.41 percent decreased from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Jamaica, No. 2 Brazil, No. 3 Guyana, No. 4 China and No. 5 Turkey. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish, No. 2 Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La., No. 3 Port of New Orleans, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Port of Albany, N.Y..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Jamaica, No. 2 Brazil, No. 3 Guyana, No. 4 China and No. 5 Australia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish, No. 2 Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La., No. 3 Port of New Orleans, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Port of Albany, N.Y..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Jamaica $64,679,840
2Brazil $31,424,367
3Guyana $25,754,943
4China $20,265,270
5Turkey $8,183,224
6Australia $3,001,468
7Greece $2,334,929
8Canada $968,314
9India $831,874
10The Netherlands $445,765

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New Orleans $16,864,816
2Atlanta/Savannah $1,195,442
3Houston $883,715
4Seattle $226,684
5San Francisco $99,888
6Philadelphia $97,470

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish fell 14.15 percent compared to last year to $73.95 million.
  • Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La. rose 11.62 percent compared to last year to $31.42 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 57.37 percent compared to last year to $26.94 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 8 percent compared to last year to $7.71 million.
  • Port of Albany, N.Y. fell 2.44 percent compared to last year to $3.02 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 Jamaica decreased $1.66 million, 2.5 percent, (40.88 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Brazil increased $3.27 million, 11.62 percent, (19.86 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Guyana increased $339,197, 1.33 percent, (16.28 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 China decreased $537,722, 2.58 percent, (12.81 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Turkey increased $4.1 million, 100.65 percent, (5.17 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 95.01 percent of all these Aluminum ores and concentrates imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $150.31 million of the $158.21 million total.

All totaled, 90.41 percent of all these Aluminum ores and concentrates imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $143.03 million of the $158.21 million total