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

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

Aluminum plates, sheets, strip more than 0.2mm thi, the No. 103 import by value totaled $348.58 million for the month of July, $2.6 billion through July 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

RankCountryYTD
1China$257.36 M
2Germany$234.02 M
3Canada$231.51 M
4Bahrain$148.92 M
5Oman$134.45 M
6Saudi Arabia$133.29 M
7Indonesia$117.8 M
8South Africa$114.04 M
9Taiwan$105.73 M
10Turkey$91.37 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $2.6 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Baltimore, Md. $479,054,927
2Port of Newark $353,856,362
3Port of Los Angeles $291,663,952
4Port of Houston $213,911,041
5Port of Charleston $186,736,596
6Port of Savannah, Ga. $147,438,823
7Port of Virginia $136,456,520
8Port of Oakland, Calif. $94,625,900
9Port of Tacoma, Wash. $83,688,676
10Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $78,283,461

U.S. imports of Aluminum plates, sheets, strip more than 0.2mm thi increased 15.94 percent through July to $2.6 billion

U.S. imports of Aluminum plates, sheets, strip more than 0.2mm thi increased 15.94 percent from $2.24 billion to $2.6 billion 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 103 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 114 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 July of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Bahrain and No. 5 Oman. 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, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 South Africa and No. 5 Bahrain. 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..

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $257,360,518
2Germany $234,022,503
3Canada $231,510,530
4Bahrain $148,921,636
5Oman $134,452,859
6Saudi Arabia $133,294,133
7Indonesia $117,799,066
8South Africa $114,041,974
9Taiwan $105,731,882
10Turkey $91,365,735

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $241,898,000
2Baltimore $220,227,283
3New York City $122,208,676
4Detroit $105,908,654
5Houston $92,912,313
6Seattle $82,396,036
7Atlanta/Savannah $75,765,177
8Charleston $75,351,119
9San Francisco $71,662,655
10Chicago $58,265,876

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 Baltimore, Md. rose 53.42 percent compared to last year to $479.05 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 70.4 percent compared to last year to $353.86 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 23.96 percent compared to last year to $291.66 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 121.08 percent compared to last year to $213.91 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 28.15 percent compared to last year to $186.74 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 $317.99 million, 55.27 percent, (9.92 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Germany increased $108.37 million, 86.25 percent, (9.02 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Canada decreased $115.45 million, 33.27 percent, (8.92 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Bahrain increased $32.53 million, 27.95 percent, (5.74 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Oman increased $49.52 million, 58.31 percent, (5.18 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 38.77 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 through July of this year. That is equal to $1.01 billion of the $2.6 billion total.

All totaled, 58.77 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 through July of this year. That is equal to $1.53 billion of the $2.6 billion total