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

Imports: Iron oxides

Iron oxides, the No. 692 import by value totaled $14.03 million for the month of August, $133.93 million through August 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$46.4 M
2Germany$45.21 M
3Brazil$11.67 M
4Italy$10.53 M
5Japan$8.02 M
6Canada$3.6 M
7India$1.57 M
8Colombia$1.35 M
9France$1.32 M
10Chile$1.05 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $133.93 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Virginia $29,502,428
2Port of Los Angeles $22,409,746
3Port of Newark $10,573,689
4Port of Baltimore, Md. $9,738,265
5Port of Savannah, Ga. $9,480,151
6Port of Long Beach $9,168,530
7Chicago O’Hare International Airport $7,453,367
8Port of Charleston $5,943,706
9Port of Houston $4,956,781
10Port of Chester, Penn. $4,585,303

U.S. imports of Iron oxides decreased 10.45 percent through August to $133.93 million

U.S. imports of Iron oxides decreased 10.45 percent from $149.56 million to $133.93 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 692 through August among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 674 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 August of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Brazil, No. 4 Italy and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Virginia, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port of Baltimore, Md. and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

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 – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $46,402,012
2Germany $45,212,817
3Brazil $11,667,601
4Italy $10,533,794
5Japan $8,023,502
6Canada $3,603,760
7India $1,572,130
8Colombia $1,347,201
9France $1,321,994
10Chile $1,050,020

January – August 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 eight months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Virginia rose 6.87 percent compared to last year to $29.5 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 32.73 percent compared to last year to $22.41 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 18.24 percent compared to last year to $10.57 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. fell 40.8 percent compared to last year to $9.74 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 8.83 percent compared to last year to $9.48 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 $20.47 million, 30.61 percent, (34.65 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Germany increased $1.62 million, 3.72 percent, (33.76 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Brazil increased $4.4 million, 60.59 percent, (8.71 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Italy decreased $3.16 million, 23.09 percent, (7.86 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Japan increased $633,063, 8.57 percent, (5.99 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 90.97 percent of all these Iron oxides imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $121.84 million of the $133.93 million total.

All totaled, 61 percent of all these Iron oxides imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $81.7 million of the $133.93 million total