Current data is through December 2019.

Imports: Aluminum plates, sheets, strip more than 0.2mm thi

Aluminum plates, sheets, strip more than 0.2mm thi, the No. 116 import by value totaled $243.2 million for the month of December, $4.02 billion through December of 2019, and $3.82 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
1Canada$412 M
2Germany$396.98 M
3China$381.69 M
4Saudi Arabia$248.1 M
5Bahrain$240.73 M
6Oman$206.2 M
7South Africa$174.38 M
8Taiwan$157.62 M
9Japan$143.44 M
10Indonesia$139.73 M
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U.S. imports of Aluminum plates, sheets, strip more than 0.2mm thi increased 5.19 percent through December 2019 to $4.02 billion

U.S. imports of Aluminum plates, sheets, strip more than 0.2mm thi increased 5.19 percent from $3.82 billion to $4.02 billion in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 116 in 2019 among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 115 for the last full year with a total value of $3.82 billion, a $499.52 million, 15.04 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through December 2019 the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 China, No. 4 Saudi Arabia and No. 5 Bahrain. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Baltimore, Md., No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Port of Charleston.

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 South Africa, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Indonesia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Baltimore, Md., No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Baltimore, Md. rose 24.51 percent to $708.74 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 30.8 percent to $540.1 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 26.08 percent to $407.72 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 44.96 percent to $351.7 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 53.76 percent to $334.52 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 Canada decreased $109.54 million, 21 percent, (10.25 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Germany increased $178.3 million, 81.53 percent, (9.88 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China decreased $338.57 million, 47.01 percent, (9.5 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Saudi Arabia increased $143.18 million, 136.45 percent, (6.17 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Bahrain increased $41.64 million, 20.92 percent, (5.99 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 41.79 percent of all these Aluminum plates, sheets, strip more than 0.2mm thi imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets in 2019. That is equal to $1.68 billion of the $4.02 billion total.

All totaled, 58.3 percent of all these Aluminum plates, sheets, strip more than 0.2mm thi imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports in 2019. That is equal to $2.34 billion of the $4.02 billion total.