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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through October 2018.

Imports: Iron oxides

Iron oxides, the No. 683 import by value totaled $16.51 million for the month of October, $181.13 million through October of 2018, and $209.08 million for all of 2017, 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$78.56 M
2Germany$55.16 M
3Italy$15.29 M
4Brazil$10.17 M
5Japan$9.16 M
6Canada$5.4 M
7Colombia$1.78 M
8France$1.67 M
9India$944,991
10Chile$880,527
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $181.13 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $41,630,657
2Port of Virginia $34,404,944
3Port of Baltimore, Md. $17,915,457
4Port of Newark $15,747,155
5Port of Savannah, Ga. $12,779,857
6Port of Houston $8,791,491
7Chicago O’Hare International Airport $8,002,871
8Port of Chester, Penn. $6,393,550
9Port of Long Beach $5,907,500
10Port of Charleston $3,474,251

U.S. imports of Iron oxides increased 2.52 percent through October to $181.13 million

U.S. imports of Iron oxides increased 2.52 percent from $176.69 million to $181.13 million through the first 10 months of 2018 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 683 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 662 for the last full year with a total value of $209.08 million, a $1.35 million, 0.65 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Italy, No. 4 Brazil and No. 5 Japan. 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..

In the last previous full year, theleading 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 Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Virginia, No. 3 Port of Baltimore, Md., No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Port of Newark.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $78,560,057
2Germany $55,163,665
3Italy $15,285,487
4Brazil $10,172,089
5Japan $9,155,454
6Canada $5,403,048
7Colombia $1,779,559
8France $1,672,968
9India $944,991
10Chile $880,527

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Norfolk $6,180,703
2St. Louis $4,562,729
3Los Angeles $4,421,205
4Baltimore $4,148,821
5Chicago $3,732,966
6Atlanta/Savannah $2,036,526
7Houston $2,031,097
8New York City $1,581,280
9Cleveland $1,488,053
10Philadelphia $1,361,277

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles rose 15.09 percent compared to last year to $41.63 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 1.46 percent compared to last year to $34.4 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. fell 25.35 percent compared to last year to $17.92 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 29.32 percent compared to last year to $15.75 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 3.42 percent compared to last year to $12.78 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 $3.07 million, 3.76 percent, (43.37 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Germany increased $1.39 million, 2.59 percent, (30.45 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Italy increased $7.07 million, 85.96 percent, (8.44 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Brazil decreased $2.72 million, 21.13 percent, (5.62 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Japan increased $663,862, 7.82 percent, (5.05 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 92.94 percent of all these Iron oxides imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $168.34 million of the $181.13 million total.

All totaled, 67.62 percent of all these Iron oxides imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $122.48 million of the $181.13 million total