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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through December 2018.

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

Copper plates, sheets, strip, over 0.15 mm, the No. 444 import by value totaled $47.5 million for the month of December, $631.48 million through December of 2018, and $532.44 million for all of 2017, 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$361.75 M
2Brazil$41.09 M
3Japan$40.11 M
4Finland$33.37 M
5United Kingdom$23.12 M
6Peru$22.38 M
7Mexico$20.89 M
8Bulgaria$19.32 M
9China$15.46 M
10The Netherlands$13.51 M

Top Gateways

RankPortYTD
1Port of Newark$208.58 M
2Port of Virginia$98.87 M
3Port of Los Angeles$40.72 M
4Port of Chester, Penn.$39.59 M
5Port of Charleston$29.96 M
6Port of Boston$27.56 M
7Port of Houston$27.26 M
8Port of New York$25.11 M
9Port Laredo$19.66 M
10Port of Savannah, Ga.$17.22 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $631.48 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $208,583,846
2Port of Virginia $98,869,047
3Port of Los Angeles $40,718,002
4Port of Chester, Penn. $39,588,088
5Port of Charleston $29,961,075
6Port of Boston $27,561,799
7Port of Houston $27,259,169
8Port of New York $25,107,785
9Port Laredo $19,664,427
10Port of Savannah, Ga. $17,216,026

U.S. imports of Copper plates, sheets, strip, over 0.15 mm increased 18.60 percent through December to $631.48 million

U.S. imports of Copper plates, sheets, strip, over 0.15 mm increased 18.60 percent from $532.44 million to $631.48 million in 2018 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 444 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 460 for the last full year with a total value of $532.44 million, a $90.78 million, 20.55 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this 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.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 Brazil, No. 4 Finland and No. 5 Mexico. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Virginia, No. 3 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 4 Port of Chester, Penn. and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Germany $361,751,554
2Brazil $41,090,662
3Japan $40,114,849
4Finland $33,366,819
5United Kingdom $23,116,475
6Peru $22,383,030
7Mexico $20,892,299
8Bulgaria $19,316,789
9China $15,462,566
10The Netherlands $13,514,769

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $43,585,816
2Chicago $16,148,072
3Philadelphia $10,350,834
4Norfolk $9,481,135
5Los Angeles $8,695,370
6Boston $5,857,879
7Charleston $5,454,970
8Atlanta/Savannah $4,742,008
9Laredo $4,482,177
10Cleveland $3,855,092

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark rose 8.08 percent compared to last year to $208.58 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 58.3 percent compared to last year to $98.87 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 34.72 percent compared to last year to $40.72 million.
  • Port of Chester, Penn. rose 21.12 percent compared to last year to $39.59 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 19.94 percent compared to last year to $29.96 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 increased $48.89 million, 15.63 percent, (57.29 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Brazil increased $14.55 million, 54.8 percent, (6.51 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan increased $11.71 million, 41.24 percent, (6.35 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Finland increased $7.74 million, 30.22 percent, (5.28 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 United Kingdom increased $4.95 million, 27.24 percent, (3.66 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 79.09 percent of all these Copper plates, sheets, strip, over 0.15 mm imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $499.44 million of the $631.48 million total.

All totaled, 66.15 percent of all these Copper plates, sheets, strip, over 0.15 mm imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $417.72 million of the $631.48 million total