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

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

Copper plates, sheets, strip, over 0.15 mm, the No. 469 import by value totaled $44.45 million for the month of July, $331.83 million through July 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

RankCountryYTD
1Germany$182.49 M
2Japan$23.51 M
3Finland$22.23 M
4Brazil$20.99 M
5Peru$13.82 M
6United Kingdom$12.97 M
7Bulgaria$10.77 M
8Mexico$10.71 M
9India$6.14 M
10The Netherlands$5.73 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $331.83 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $107,559,410
2Port of Virginia $34,642,259
3Port of Los Angeles $23,841,737
4Port of Boston $22,593,206
5Port of Chester, Penn. $20,485,851
6Port of Houston $15,924,630
7Port of New York $14,807,965
8Port of Charleston $11,706,775
9Chicago O’Hare International Airport $11,365,580
10Port of Savannah, Ga. $10,418,602

U.S. imports of Copper plates, sheets, strip, over 0.15 mm decreased 9.10 percent through July to $331.83 million

U.S. imports of Copper plates, sheets, strip, over 0.15 mm decreased 9.10 percent from $365.05 million to $331.83 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 469 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 439 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 July of this year 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 Port of Chester, Penn..

In the last previous full year, theleading 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.

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Germany $182,493,109
2Japan $23,514,623
3Finland $22,226,898
4Brazil $20,985,840
5Peru $13,824,532
6United Kingdom $12,966,865
7Bulgaria $10,767,963
8Mexico $10,706,365
9India $6,140,974
10The Netherlands $5,731,045

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $58,839,842
2Chicago $24,271,981
3Philadelphia $12,996,985
4Norfolk $12,350,883
5Los Angeles $11,432,932
6Boston $9,929,508
7Charleston $8,013,934
8Atlanta/Savannah $6,183,919
9Laredo $5,970,726
10Houston $5,553,274

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 4.89 percent compared to last year to $107.56 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 44.98 percent compared to last year to $34.64 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 7.99 percent compared to last year to $23.84 million.
  • Port of Boston rose 73.42 percent compared to last year to $22.59 million.
  • Port of Chester, Penn. fell 17.02 percent compared to last year to $20.49 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 $25.45 million, 12.24 percent, (55 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Japan increased $789,458, 3.47 percent, (7.09 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Finland increased $4.8 million, 27.52 percent, (6.7 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Brazil decreased $3.03 million, 12.6 percent, (6.32 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Peru increased $864,580, 6.67 percent, (4.17 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 79.27 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 July of this year. That is equal to $263.05 million of the $331.83 million total.

All totaled, 63.02 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 July of this year. That is equal to $209.12 million of the $331.83 million total