Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through May 2020.

Imports: Copper tube or pipe fittings

Copper tube or pipe fittings, the No. 397 import by value totaled $49.5 million for the month of May, $272.02 million through May of 2020, and $756.22 million for all of 2019, 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$62.7 M
2China$60.52 M
3South Korea$23.75 M
4Australia$23.1 M
5Taiwan$19.87 M
6Mexico$13.76 M
7Thailand$11.27 M
8Vietnam$7.4 M
9Singapore$6.58 M
10Italy$6.39 M
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U.S. imports of Copper tube or pipe fittings decreased 16.10 percent through May to $272.02 million

U.S. imports of Copper tube or pipe fittings decreased 16.10 percent from $324.23 million to $272.02 million through the first five months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 397 through May among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 397 for the last full year with a total value of $756.22 million, a $20.57 million, 2.80 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through May of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 China, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 Australia and No. 5 Taiwan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Charleston, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 China, No. 3 Australia, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Mexico. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Pharr International Bridge in Texas, No. 4 Port of Baltimore, Md. and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Charleston rose 12.97 percent compared to last year to $52 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 15.01 percent compared to last year to $39.4 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 45.83 percent compared to last year to $38.25 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 4.17 percent compared to last year to $37.01 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 8.58 percent compared to last year to $13.49 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 $25.25 million, 28.71 percent, (23.05 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China decreased $22.08 million, 26.73 percent, (22.25 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 South Korea increased $1.49 million, 6.72 percent, (8.73 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Australia decreased $3.15 million, 11.99 percent, (8.49 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Taiwan increased $620,174, 3.22 percent, (7.31 percent market share).

All totaled, 69.83 percent of all these Copper tube or pipe fittings imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $189.95 million of the $272.02 million total.

All totaled, 66.23 percent of all these Copper tube or pipe fittings imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $180.16 million of the $272.02 million total