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

Imports: Copper bars, rods

Copper bars, rods, the No. 529 import by value totaled $33.69 million for the month of July, $236.1 million through July 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$34.98 M
2South Korea$31.27 M
3Mexico$29.51 M
4Peru$28.79 M
5France$28.03 M
6Brazil$14.18 M
7Finland$11.81 M
8China$11.12 M
9Japan$6.21 M
10United Kingdom$6.18 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $236.1 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $53,405,058
2Port of Los Angeles $34,140,162
3Port Laredo $29,330,454
4Port of Houston $28,799,566
5Port of Savannah, Ga. $19,443,856
6Port of New York $12,885,956
7Port of Chester, Penn. $10,403,560
8Port of Virginia $9,858,192
9Port of Charleston $5,233,102
10Chicago O’Hare International Airport $2,764,713

U.S. imports of Copper bars, rods decreased 7.77 percent through July to $236.1 million

U.S. imports of Copper bars, rods decreased 7.77 percent from $256 million to $236.1 million 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 529 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 506 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 July of this year the leading 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 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 – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Germany $34,982,890
2South Korea $31,266,484
3Mexico $29,506,492
4Peru $28,792,814
5France $28,028,602
6Brazil $14,182,380
7Finland $11,806,065
8China $11,120,300
9Japan $6,207,670
10United Kingdom $6,177,383

January – July 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 seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark fell 11.08 percent compared to last year to $53.41 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 8.63 percent compared to last year to $34.14 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 16.15 percent compared to last year to $29.33 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 11.22 percent compared to last year to $28.8 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 51.21 percent compared to last year to $19.44 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 $9.66 million, 21.64 percent, (14.82 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 South Korea decreased $6.11 million, 16.35 percent, (13.24 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico decreased $5.56 million, 15.86 percent, (12.5 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Peru decreased $977,833, 3.28 percent, (12.2 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 France increased $2.58 million, 10.14 percent, (11.87 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 64.62 percent of all these Copper bars, rods imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $152.58 million of the $236.1 million total.

All totaled, 69.94 percent of all these Copper bars, rods imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $165.12 million of the $236.1 million total