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

Imports: Copper ores and concentrates

Copper ores and concentrates, the No. 854 import by value totaled $9.06 million for the month of February, $13.79 million through February of 2019, and $139.53 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
1Mexico$9.25 M
2Canada$4.54 M
3Singapore$2,556
4Bulgaria$0
5Hong Kong$0
6Japan$0
7Malaysia$0
8India$0
9United Arab Emirates$0
10Georgia$0
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $13.79 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. $9,250,362
2Port of Skagway, Alaska $4,536,000
3Port of Los Angeles $2,556
4Port of Tacoma, Wash. $0

U.S. imports of Copper ores and concentrates decreased 66.62 percent through February to $13.79 million

U.S. imports of Copper ores and concentrates decreased 66.62 percent from $41.31 million to $13.79 million through the first two 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 854 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 639 for the last full year with a total value of $139.53 million, a $44.24 million, 46.43 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources only markets for U.S. imports in this category were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Singapore and No. 4 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz., No. 2 Port of Skagway, Alaska, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Low-Valued Imports and Exports and No. 5 International Falls, Minn..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources only markets for U.S. imports of were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China and No. 4 Singapore. The leading gateways were No. 1 Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz., No. 2 Port of Skagway, Alaska, No. 3 Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y., No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Port of Tacoma, Wash..

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $9,250,362
2Canada $4,536,000
3Singapore $2,556
4China $0

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Phoenix/Nogales $57,944,246
2Anchorage $13,824,000
3Portland/Columbia-Snake River $21,726
4Los Angeles $0
5Ogdensburg, N.Y. $0

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. fell 66.32 percent compared to last year to $9.25 million.
  • Port of Skagway, Alaska fell 67.19 percent compared to last year to $4.54 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles totaled $2,556. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports totaled $0. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • International Falls, Minn. totaled $0. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

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 Mexico decreased $18.22 million, 66.32 percent, (67.09 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada decreased $9.29 million, 67.19 percent, (32.9 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Singapore increased $2,556, 0 percent, (0.02 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 China decreased $21,726, 100 percent, (0 percent market share).

All totaled, 100 percent of all these Copper ores and concentrates imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $13.79 million of the $13.79 million total.

All totaled, 100 percent of all these Copper ores and concentrates imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $13.79 million of the $13.79 million total