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

Imports: Copper to be refined for electronic use

Copper to be refined for electronic use, the No. 1191 import by value totaled $130,725 for the month of February, $171,796 through February of 2019, and $2.85 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
1Finland$93,180
2United Kingdom$65,069
3Japan$6,960
4Norway$3,976
5France$2,611
6India$0
7Spain$0
8Canada$0
9Qatar$0
10China$0
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U.S. imports of Copper to be refined for electronic use decreased 71.37 percent through February to $171,796

U.S. imports of Copper to be refined for electronic use decreased 71.37 percent from $600,092 to $171,796 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 1191 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1155 for the last full year with a total value of $2.85 million, a $668,956, 18.99 percent decreased from the 2017 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Finland, No. 2 United Kingdom, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Norway and No. 5 France. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Boston, No. 2 Miami International Airport, No. 3 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio, No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Nashville International Airport, Tenn..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Malaysia, No. 2 Finland, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Italy and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Boston, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 San Francisco International Airport, Calif., No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio.

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Finland $93,180
2United Kingdom $65,069
3Japan $6,960
4Norway $3,976
5France $2,611
6South Korea $0
7Malaysia $0
8Italy $0
9Germany $0

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Boston $296,989
2Los Angeles $260,152
3Cleveland $74,851
4San Francisco $53,284
5New Orleans $29,681
6Miami $21,749
7Houston $16,512
8Jacksonville/Tampa $14,831
9New York City $11,512
10Detroit $8,635

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:

  • Port of Boston fell 5.32 percent compared to last year to $93,180.
  • Miami International Airport rose 380.54 percent compared to last year to $30,538.
  • Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio rose 291.63 percent compared to last year to $10,946.
  • Port of Newark rose 282.11 percent compared to last year to $9,354.
  • Nashville International Airport, Tenn. totaled $8,963. 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 Finland decreased $152,152, 62.02 percent, (54.24 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 United Kingdom increased $51,158, 367.75 percent, (37.88 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan decreased $26,629, 79.28 percent, (4.05 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Norway increased $3,976, 0 percent, (2.31 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 France decreased $1,843, 41.38 percent, (1.52 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 100 percent of all these Copper to be refined for electronic use imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $171,796 of the $171,796 total.

All totaled, 89.05 percent of all these Copper to be refined for electronic use imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $152,981 of the $171,796 total