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

Imports: Iron oxides

Iron oxides, the No. 700 import by value totaled $14.74 million for the month of February, $31.32 million through February of 2019, and $216.03 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
1China$11.98 M
2Germany$10.06 M
3Brazil$2.41 M
4Japan$2.37 M
5Italy$1.61 M
6India$632,033
7Finland$604,662
8France$468,389
9Canada$452,496
10United Kingdom$182,008
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $31.32 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Virginia $6,835,923
2Port of Los Angeles $6,079,983
3Port of Newark $3,187,855
4Port of Long Beach $2,404,438
5Port of Baltimore, Md. $2,353,753
6Port of Savannah, Ga. $2,020,112
7Port of Charleston $1,492,825
8Port of New York $1,206,323
9Port of Chester, Penn. $1,065,216
10Chicago O’Hare International Airport $872,551

U.S. imports of Iron oxides decreased 11.43 percent through February to $31.32 million

U.S. imports of Iron oxides decreased 11.43 percent from $35.36 million to $31.32 million 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 700 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 672 for the last full year with a total value of $216.03 million, a $6.95 million, 3.33 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Brazil, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Italy. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Virginia, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port of Long Beach and No. 5 Port of Baltimore, Md..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Italy, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Brazil. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Virginia, No. 3 Port of Baltimore, Md., No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $11,975,686
2Germany $10,058,642
3Brazil $2,412,028
4Japan $2,366,387
5Italy $1,606,260
6India $632,033
7Finland $604,662
8France $468,389
9Canada $452,496
10United Kingdom $182,008

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Norfolk $12,237,747
2Los Angeles $11,696,462
3Chicago $7,042,728
4St. Louis $6,337,653
5Baltimore $6,043,038
6Atlanta/Savannah $3,882,021
7Cleveland $3,772,001
8New York City $3,686,189
9Houston $3,312,231
10Philadelphia $2,323,124

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 Virginia fell 2.41 percent compared to last year to $6.84 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 24.15 percent compared to last year to $6.08 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 21.68 percent compared to last year to $3.19 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 51.14 percent compared to last year to $2.4 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. fell 41.97 percent compared to last year to $2.35 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 China decreased $5.6 million, 31.88 percent, (38.23 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Germany increased $668,050, 7.11 percent, (32.11 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Brazil increased $771,462, 47.02 percent, (7.7 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Japan increased $157,325, 7.12 percent, (7.55 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Italy decreased $702,185, 30.42 percent, (5.13 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 90.73 percent of all these Iron oxides imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $28.42 million of the $31.32 million total.

All totaled, 66.6 percent of all these Iron oxides imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $20.86 million of the $31.32 million total