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

Imports: Copper tubes, pipes

Copper tubes, pipes, the No. 404 import by value totaled $66.41 million for the month of March, $164.06 million through March of 2020, and $678 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
1Vietnam$42.22 M
2Canada$35.15 M
3Mexico$23.63 M
4South Korea$16.55 M
5Germany$11.22 M
6Thailand$5.8 M
7Greece$5.02 M
8China$4.92 M
9India$2.46 M
10France$2.4 M
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January – March 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $164.06 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $23,087,633
2Port of Newark $19,927,129
3Port Laredo $14,937,136
4Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $13,003,123
5Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $12,413,563
6Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $10,447,250
7Port of Long Beach $10,100,856
8Port of Virginia $8,894,728
9Port of Houston $8,687,188
10Eagle Pass $7,960,726

U.S. imports of Copper tubes, pipes increased 2.91 percent through March to $164.06 million

U.S. imports of Copper tubes, pipes increased 2.91 percent from $159.43 million to $164.06 million through the first three 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 404 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 431 for the last full year with a total value of $678 million, a $21.43 million, 3.06 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Vietnam, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Vietnam, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY and No. 5 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich..

January – March 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Vietnam $42,221,118
2Canada $35,151,917
3Mexico $23,626,669
4South Korea $16,545,939
5Germany $11,217,105
6Thailand $5,800,735
7Greece $5,023,860
8China $4,924,785
9India $2,462,664
10France $2,404,625

January – March 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $5,836,143
2Laredo $5,190,028
3New York City $3,955,123
4Buffalo $2,937,899
5Houston $2,813,553
6Charleston $2,294,391
7Los Angeles $2,258,914
8Chicago $2,037,224
9Norfolk $1,724,116
10Mobile $1,640,328

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles rose 25.53 percent compared to last year to $23.09 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 2.06 percent compared to last year to $19.93 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 5.79 percent compared to last year to $14.94 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 12.22 percent compared to last year to $13 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 10.76 percent compared to last year to $12.41 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 Vietnam increased $14.58 million, 52.74 percent, (25.73 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada increased $1.7 million, 5.07 percent, (21.43 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico decreased $1.54 million, 6.11 percent, (14.4 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 South Korea decreased $7.31 million, 30.63 percent, (10.09 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany increased $2.68 million, 31.46 percent, (6.84 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 78.48 percent of all these Copper tubes, pipes imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $128.76 million of the $164.06 million total.

All totaled, 50.82 percent of all these Copper tubes, pipes imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $83.37 million of the $164.06 million total