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

Imports: Copper tube or pipe fittings

Copper tube or pipe fittings, the No. 389 import by value totaled $78.03 million for the month of August, $530.97 million through August of 2019, and $735.65 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$147.3 M
2China$131.6 M
3Australia$42.97 M
4South Korea$38.27 M
5Taiwan$31.93 M
6Mexico$31.78 M
7Thailand$15.6 M
8Italy$14.92 M
9Vietnam$13.42 M
10India$11.29 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $530.97 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Charleston $103,598,875
2Port of Savannah, Ga. $95,271,937
3Port of Los Angeles $75,292,620
4Port of Newark $59,887,130
5Port Laredo $24,370,973
6Port of Long Beach $24,276,901
7Chicago O’Hare International Airport $13,900,851
8Pharr International Bridge in Texas $10,846,184
9Port of Baltimore, Md. $10,515,220
10Port of Tacoma, Wash. $9,514,690

U.S. imports of Copper tube or pipe fittings increased 8.67 percent through August to $530.97 million

U.S. imports of Copper tube or pipe fittings increased 8.67 percent from $488.59 million to $530.97 million through the first eight 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 389 through August among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 414 for the last full year with a total value of $735.65 million, a $110.02 million, 17.59 percent increase from the 2017 total.

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

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Australia, No. 4 Taiwan and No. 5 Mexico. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port of Long Beach and No. 5 Port Laredo.

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Germany $147,295,469
2China $131,598,852
3Australia $42,974,906
4South Korea $38,271,928
5Taiwan $31,930,502
6Mexico $31,781,853
7Thailand $15,602,970
8Italy $14,921,641
9Vietnam $13,417,452
10India $11,292,601

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Atlanta/Savannah $64,746,093
2New York City $20,067,159
3Chicago $19,992,904
4Los Angeles $16,228,050
5Cleveland $15,455,380
6Laredo $15,315,683
7Detroit $8,292,532
8St. Louis $6,491,397
9Houston $6,274,368
10New Orleans $6,153,032

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Charleston rose 600.25 percent compared to last year to $103.6 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 35.84 percent compared to last year to $95.27 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 1.35 percent compared to last year to $75.29 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 3.13 percent compared to last year to $59.89 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 14.12 percent compared to last year to $24.37 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 $36.2 million, 32.58 percent, (27.74 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China decreased $23.15 million, 14.96 percent, (24.78 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Australia increased $6.11 million, 16.58 percent, (8.09 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 South Korea increased $14.52 million, 61.13 percent, (7.21 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Taiwan decreased $1.87 million, 5.54 percent, (6.01 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 73.84 percent of all these Copper tube or pipe fittings imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $392.07 million of the $530.97 million total.

All totaled, 67.5 percent of all these Copper tube or pipe fittings imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $358.42 million of the $530.97 million total