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

Imports: Iron oxides

Iron oxides, the No. 634 import by value totaled $21.87 million for the month of May, $94.17 million through May of 2020, and $197.49 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
1China$34.36 M
2Germany$30.93 M
3Italy$10.58 M
4Brazil$7.24 M
5Japan$4.14 M
6Canada$2.16 M
7India$1.93 M
8Colombia$884,446
9France$773,800
10Spain$264,134
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U.S. imports of Iron oxides increased 7.45 percent through May to $94.17 million

U.S. imports of Iron oxides increased 7.45 percent from $87.65 million to $94.17 million through the first five 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 634 through May among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 683 for the last full year with a total value of $197.49 million, a $18.54 million, 8.58 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through May 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 Virginia, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Baltimore, Md., No. 4 Port of Long Beach and No. 5 Port of Newark.

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 China, 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 Baltimore, Md., No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Virginia rose 6.62 percent compared to last year to $20.33 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 5.56 percent compared to last year to $14.94 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. rose 94.98 percent compared to last year to $10.64 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 9.75 percent compared to last year to $8.28 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 16.69 percent compared to last year to $6.28 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 increased $4.6 million, 15.46 percent, (36.48 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Germany decreased $315,608, 1.01 percent, (32.84 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Italy increased $5.12 million, 93.91 percent, (11.23 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Brazil increased $332,237, 4.81 percent, (7.68 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Japan decreased $1.53 million, 26.97 percent, (4.4 percent market share).

All totaled, 92.64 percent of all these Iron oxides imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $87.24 million of the $94.17 million total.

All totaled, 64.21 percent of all these Iron oxides imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $60.47 million of the $94.17 million total