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

Imports: Aluminum ores and concentrates

Aluminum ores and concentrates, the No. 702 import by value totaled $17.11 million for the month of August, $129.07 million through August of 2019, and $191.02 million 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
1Jamaica$53.1 M
2Brazil$28.82 M
3Guyana$21.8 M
4Turkey$12.36 M
5China$6.09 M
6Australia$5.59 M
7The Netherlands$716,255
8Canada$545,960
9India$47,625
10United Kingdom$4,387
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $129.07 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish $54,432,940
2Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La. $28,813,995
3Port of New Orleans $17,617,226
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $7,459,659
5Port of Redwood City, Calif. $2,916,265
6Port of San Diego, Calif. $2,670,885
7Port of Baltimore, Md. $2,643,821
8Port Everglades, Fla. $2,230,171
9Port of Mobile, Ala. $2,140,953
10Port of Albany, N.Y. $1,480,050

U.S. imports of Aluminum ores and concentrates increased 5.96 percent through August to $129.07 million

U.S. imports of Aluminum ores and concentrates increased 5.96 percent from $121.81 million to $129.07 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 702 through August among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 715 for the last full year with a total value of $191.02 million, a $2.3 million, 1.19 percent decreased from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Jamaica, No. 2 Brazil, No. 3 Guyana, No. 4 Turkey and No. 5 China. 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 Redwood City, Calif..

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 – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Jamaica $53,098,744
2Brazil $28,817,561
3Guyana $21,799,611
4Turkey $12,358,552
5China $6,092,024
6Australia $5,587,150
7The Netherlands $716,255
8Canada $545,960
9India $47,625
10United Kingdom $4,387

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New Orleans $42,393,286
2Atlanta/Savannah $3,265,424
3New York City $1,931,837
4San Francisco $1,116,701
5Chicago $983,910
6Houston $883,715
7Detroit $678,150
8Jacksonville/Tampa $404,090
9Seattle $324,872
10Baltimore $101,270

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:

  • Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish rose 6.7 percent compared to last year to $54.43 million.
  • Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La. rose 1.14 percent compared to last year to $28.81 million.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 27.09 percent compared to last year to $17.62 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 27.91 percent compared to last year to $7.46 million.
  • Port of Redwood City, Calif. rose 129.29 percent compared to last year to $2.92 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 increased $2.8 million, 5.56 percent, (41.14 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Brazil increased $328,806, 1.15 percent, (22.33 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Guyana increased $83,794, 0.39 percent, (16.89 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Turkey increased $9.52 million, 336.03 percent, (9.58 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 China decreased $5.01 million, 45.13 percent, (4.72 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 94.65 percent of all these Aluminum ores and concentrates imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $122.17 million of the $129.07 million total.

All totaled, 86.19 percent of all these Aluminum ores and concentrates imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $111.24 million of the $129.07 million total