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

Imports: Copper bars, rods

Copper bars, rods, the No. 524 import by value totaled $31.82 million for the month of March, $99.77 million through March of 2019, and $440.76 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
1Germany$14.58 M
2South Korea$13.91 M
3Peru$13.17 M
4Mexico$11.42 M
5France$10.55 M
6China$6.63 M
7Finland$5.72 M
8Brazil$5.16 M
9India$2.55 M
10United Kingdom$2.38 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $99.77 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $22,815,659
2Port of Los Angeles $14,576,289
3Port Laredo $11,410,126
4Port of Houston $10,064,330
5Port of Savannah, Ga. $8,146,678
6Port of New York $7,725,374
7Port of Chester, Penn. $4,696,393
8Port of Virginia $3,310,276
9Port of Charleston $2,152,655
10Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, Minn. $1,799,242

U.S. imports of Copper bars, rods increased 0.84 percent through March to $99.77 million

U.S. imports of Copper bars, rods increased 0.84 percent from $98.94 million to $99.77 million through the first three 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 524 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 522 for the last full year with a total value of $440.76 million, a $71.21 million, 19.27 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 South Korea, No. 3 Peru, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 France. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 South Korea, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Peru and No. 5 France. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Germany $14,580,469
2South Korea $13,907,205
3Peru $13,166,466
4Mexico $11,420,256
5France $10,547,041
6China $6,634,118
7Finland $5,718,171
8Brazil $5,162,378
9India $2,549,401
10United Kingdom $2,377,206

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $32,549,564
2Los Angeles $21,155,714
3Laredo $16,881,911
4Houston $13,816,152
5Atlanta/Savannah $10,088,725
6Chicago $8,672,157
7Cleveland $5,421,224
8Philadelphia $5,122,770
9Charleston $4,533,742
10Detroit $3,447,178

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first three months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark fell 7.94 percent compared to last year to $22.82 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 38.88 percent compared to last year to $14.58 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 20.71 percent compared to last year to $11.41 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 28.81 percent compared to last year to $10.06 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 66.84 percent compared to last year to $8.15 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 Germany decreased $2.46 million, 14.42 percent, (14.61 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 South Korea decreased $1.09 million, 7.29 percent, (13.94 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Peru increased $840,702, 6.82 percent, (13.2 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Mexico decreased $2.99 million, 20.74 percent, (11.45 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 France increased $1.31 million, 14.19 percent, (10.57 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 63.77 percent of all these Copper bars, rods imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $63.62 million of the $99.77 million total.

All totaled, 67.17 percent of all these Copper bars, rods imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $67.01 million of the $99.77 million total