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

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

Aluminum plates, sheets, strip more than 0.2mm thi, the No. 115 import by value totaled $351.73 million for the month of December, $3.82 billion through December of 2018, and $3.32 billion 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
1China$720.26 M
2Canada$521.54 M
3South Africa$226.72 M
4Germany$218.68 M
5Indonesia$207.74 M
6Bahrain$199.09 M
7Oman$174 M
8Austria$156.05 M
9France$148.62 M
10Japan$130.45 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $3.82 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Baltimore, Md. $569,221,489
2Port of Los Angeles $551,607,063
3Port of Newark $412,926,573
4Port of Houston $242,616,370
5Port of Savannah, Ga. $240,726,546
6Port of Charleston $217,567,588
7Port of Virginia $191,645,961
8Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $178,388,370
9Port of Oakland, Calif. $176,876,961
10Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $168,277,959

U.S. imports of Aluminum plates, sheets, strip more than 0.2mm thi increased 15.04 percent through December to $3.82 billion

U.S. imports of Aluminum plates, sheets, strip more than 0.2mm thi increased 15.04 percent from $3.32 billion to $3.82 billion in 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 115 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 121 for the last full year with a total value of $3.32 billion, a $779.2 million, 30.66 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this 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..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Bahrain 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 Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $720,258,987
2Canada $521,541,093
3South Africa $226,722,158
4Germany $218,680,755
5Indonesia $207,739,211
6Bahrain $199,089,389
7Oman $174,000,514
8Austria $156,053,191
9France $148,618,314
10Japan $130,445,873

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $205,072,282
2Baltimore $154,310,276
3New York City $86,472,487
4Detroit $84,406,111
5Seattle $63,161,689
6Houston $61,386,129
7Charleston $57,165,749
8Atlanta/Savannah $55,306,460
9San Francisco $53,544,652
10Ogdensburg, N.Y. $44,740,842

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Baltimore, Md. rose 0.85 percent compared to last year to $569.22 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 31.55 percent compared to last year to $551.61 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 40.21 percent compared to last year to $412.93 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 38.67 percent compared to last year to $242.62 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 20.65 percent compared to last year to $240.73 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 $464.24 million, 39.19 percent, (18.85 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada increased $13.77 million, 2.71 percent, (13.65 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 South Africa increased $74.83 million, 49.26 percent, (5.93 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany increased $8.05 million, 3.82 percent, (5.72 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Indonesia increased $51.22 million, 32.72 percent, (5.44 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 49.6 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 December of this year. That is equal to $1.89 billion of the $3.82 billion total.

All totaled, 52.8 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 December of this year. That is equal to $2.02 billion of the $3.82 billion total