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

Imports: Copper to be refined for electronic use

Copper to be refined for electronic use, the No. 1167 import by value totaled $346,786 for the month of October, $2.66 million through October of 2018, and $3.52 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
1Finland$1.71 M
2Malaysia$395,253
3United Kingdom$251,675
4Japan$149,317
5The Netherlands$65,595
6Italy$22,669
7South Korea$18,716
8Germany$18,534
9Canada$11,176
10France$10,937
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $2.66 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Boston $1,564,856
2Port of Los Angeles $462,765
3Port of Virginia $99,174
4San Francisco International Airport, Calif. $92,568
5Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $63,380
6Orlando International Airport $57,137
7Miami International Airport $53,654
8Port Miami $48,033
9Columbus International Airport $41,765
10Port of New Orleans $34,278

U.S. imports of Copper to be refined for electronic use decreased 5.32 percent through October to $2.66 million

U.S. imports of Copper to be refined for electronic use decreased 5.32 percent from $2.81 million to $2.66 million through the first 10 months of 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 1167 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1166 for the last full year with a total value of $3.52 million, a $458,996, 14.99 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Finland, No. 2 Malaysia, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 The Netherlands. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Boston, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Virginia, No. 4 San Francisco International Airport, Calif. and No. 5 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Finland, No. 2 Malaysia, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 The Netherlands. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Boston, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 San Francisco International Airport, Calif..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Finland $1,711,771
2Malaysia $395,253
3United Kingdom $251,675
4Japan $149,317
5The Netherlands $65,595
6Italy $22,669
7South Korea $18,716
8Germany $18,534
9Canada $11,176
10France $10,937

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $260,152
2Boston $197,591
3Cleveland $44,560
4San Francisco $39,364
5Houston $16,512
6Jacksonville/Tampa $14,831
7New York City $11,512
8New Orleans $9,215
9Miami $6,355

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Boston rose 11.67 percent compared to last year to $1.56 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 35.44 percent compared to last year to $462,765.
  • Port of Virginia rose 24.93 percent compared to last year to $99,174.
  • San Francisco International Airport, Calif. rose 16.64 percent compared to last year to $92,568.
  • Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio rose 0.18 percent compared to last year to $63,380.

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 Finland increased $25,284, 1.5 percent, (64.23 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Malaysia decreased $314,681, 44.33 percent, (14.83 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 United Kingdom increased $86,865, 52.71 percent, (9.44 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Japan increased $42,853, 40.25 percent, (5.6 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 The Netherlands decreased $7,797, 10.62 percent, (2.46 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 96.57 percent of all these Copper to be refined for electronic use imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $2.57 million of the $2.66 million total.

All totaled, 85.66 percent of all these Copper to be refined for electronic use imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $2.28 million of the $2.66 million total