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

Imports: Aluminum, unwrought

Aluminum, unwrought, the No. 57 import by value totaled $912.24 million for the month of July, $5.19 billion through July of 2019, and $10.12 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
1Canada$2.4 B
2United Arab Emirates$755.94 M
3Australia$405.16 M
4Russia$306.9 M
5Qatar$277.57 M
6Argentina$263.8 M
7India$226.77 M
8Bahrain$208.87 M
9South Africa$165.6 M
10South Korea$29.52 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $5.19 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $876,060,796
2Port of Baltimore, Md. $736,147,695
3Port of Houston $562,850,649
4Port of New Orleans $407,099,826
5Port of Los Angeles $296,714,589
6Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $277,543,985
7Port of Savannah, Ga. $238,239,867
8Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $229,729,755
9Port of Newark $172,783,183
10Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $170,828,294

U.S. imports of Aluminum, unwrought decreased 19.43 percent through July to $5.19 billion

U.S. imports of Aluminum, unwrought decreased 19.43 percent from $6.44 billion to $5.19 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 57 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 38 for the last full year with a total value of $10.12 billion, a $523.81 million, 4.92 percent decreased from the 2017 total.

Through July of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 United Arab Emirates, No. 3 Australia, No. 4 Russia and No. 5 Qatar. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Port of Baltimore, Md., No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 Port of New Orleans and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 United Arab Emirates, No. 3 Russia, No. 4 India and No. 5 Argentina. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Port of Baltimore, Md., No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 Port of New Orleans and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $2,395,394,273
2United Arab Emirates $755,941,640
3Australia $405,163,386
4Russia $306,899,724
5Qatar $277,574,620
6Argentina $263,804,383
7India $226,766,800
8Bahrain $208,866,815
9South Africa $165,600,325
10South Korea $29,523,346

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $743,882,888
2Baltimore $552,500,608
3Ogdensburg, N.Y. $382,815,717
4New Orleans $295,463,755
5Houston $208,470,609
6Los Angeles $150,237,727
7Atlanta/Savannah $116,259,060
8Buffalo $97,649,469
9New York City $89,178,662
10Mobile $79,092,901

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 Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 36.36 percent compared to last year to $876.06 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. fell 31.39 percent compared to last year to $736.15 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 7.53 percent compared to last year to $562.85 million.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 35.02 percent compared to last year to $407.1 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 21.41 percent compared to last year to $296.71 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 $942.1 million, 28.23 percent, (46.15 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 United Arab Emirates decreased $144.8 million, 16.08 percent, (14.57 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Australia increased $310.85 million, 329.59 percent, (7.81 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Russia decreased $305.74 million, 49.9 percent, (5.91 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Qatar increased $114.26 million, 69.97 percent, (5.35 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 79.79 percent of all these Aluminum, unwrought imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $4.14 billion of the $5.19 billion total.

All totaled, 55.47 percent of all these Aluminum, unwrought imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $2.88 billion of the $5.19 billion total