Current data is through December 2019.

Imports: Copper plates, sheets, strip, over 0.15 mm

Copper plates, sheets, strip, over 0.15 mm, the No. 486 import by value totaled $35.01 million for the month of December, $508.69 million through December of 2019, and $631.48 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

RankCountry2019
1Germany$272.18 M
2Japan$41.27 M
3Finland$31.96 M
4Brazil$31.13 M
5Peru$21.44 M
6United Kingdom$18.76 M
7Bulgaria$18.34 M
8Mexico$16.96 M
9China$11.39 M
10India$9.24 M
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U.S. imports of Copper plates, sheets, strip, over 0.15 mm decreased 19.44 percent through December 2019 to $508.69 million

U.S. imports of Copper plates, sheets, strip, over 0.15 mm decreased 19.44 percent from $631.48 million to $508.69 million in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 486 in 2019 among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 444 for the last full year with a total value of $631.48 million, a $99.03 million, 18.60 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through December 2019 the leading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 Finland, No. 4 Brazil and No. 5 Peru. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Virginia, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of Boston and No. 5 Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Brazil, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Finland and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Virginia, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of Chester, Penn. and No. 5 Port of Charleston.

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five in 2019 were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark fell 26.79 percent to $152.7 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 47.74 percent to $51.67 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 1.08 percent to $40.28 million.
  • Port of Boston rose 11.61 percent to $30.76 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 81.35 percent to $30.09 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 $89.57 million, 24.76 percent, (53.51 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Japan increased $1.16 million, 2.89 percent, (8.11 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Finland decreased $1.41 million, 4.22 percent, (6.28 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Brazil decreased $9.96 million, 24.25 percent, (6.12 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Peru decreased $939,581, 4.2 percent, (4.22 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 78.24 percent of all these Copper plates, sheets, strip, over 0.15 mm imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets in 2019. That is equal to $397.99 million of the $508.69 million total.

All totaled, 60.06 percent of all these Copper plates, sheets, strip, over 0.15 mm imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports in 2019. That is equal to $305.5 million of the $508.69 million total.