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

Imports: Magnesium, including waste and scrap

Magnesium, including waste and scrap, the No. 691 import by value totaled $19.56 million for the month of March, $49.55 million through March of 2019, and $171.82 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
1Israel$9.7 M
2Canada$9.47 M
3United Kingdom$6.79 M
4China$6.11 M
5Taiwan$4.65 M
6Mexico$2.77 M
7Russia$1.83 M
8Germany$1.48 M
9Austria$1.27 M
10Spain$1.22 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $49.55 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $9,620,010
2Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $7,239,425
3Port of Baltimore, Md. $5,747,522
4Port of Chester, Penn. $3,571,158
5Port of Houston $3,172,324
6Port of New Orleans $2,907,736
7Port of Los Angeles $2,376,469
8Port Laredo $2,244,398
9Port of Seattle, Wash. $1,838,194
10Port of Virginia $1,783,798

U.S. imports of Magnesium, including waste and scrap increased 39.34 percent through March to $49.55 million

U.S. imports of Magnesium, including waste and scrap increased 39.34 percent from $35.56 million to $49.55 million through the first three 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 691 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 753 for the last full year with a total value of $171.82 million, a $17.7 million, 11.49 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Israel, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 China and No. 5 Taiwan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port of Baltimore, Md., No. 4 Port of Chester, Penn. and No. 5 Port of Houston.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Israel, No. 2 United Kingdom, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of New Orleans, No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of Baltimore, Md. and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Israel $9,695,076
2Canada $9,474,627
3United Kingdom $6,785,629
4China $6,110,917
5Taiwan $4,650,755
6Mexico $2,768,316
7Russia $1,832,115
8Germany $1,480,960
9Austria $1,266,484
10Spain $1,222,675

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $9,859,825
2Detroit $8,852,313
3Laredo $4,966,694
4New Orleans $4,380,920
5Philadelphia $3,746,084
6Baltimore $3,471,564
7Los Angeles $2,862,337
8Cleveland $2,829,255
9Seattle $1,942,313
10Chicago $1,428,408

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 Newark rose 22.34 percent compared to last year to $9.62 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 56.73 percent compared to last year to $7.24 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. rose 82.37 percent compared to last year to $5.75 million.
  • Port of Chester, Penn. rose 65.23 percent compared to last year to $3.57 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 397.46 percent compared to last year to $3.17 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 Israel increased $1.12 million, 13.09 percent, (19.57 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada increased $3.88 million, 69.31 percent, (19.12 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 United Kingdom decreased $1.03 million, 13.14 percent, (13.7 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 China increased $3.63 million, 146.75 percent, (12.33 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Taiwan increased $3.28 million, 239.02 percent, (9.39 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 74.11 percent of all these Magnesium, including waste and scrap imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $36.72 million of the $49.55 million total.

All totaled, 59.24 percent of all these Magnesium, including waste and scrap imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $29.35 million of the $49.55 million total