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

Imports: Magnesium, including waste and scrap

Magnesium, including waste and scrap, the No. 729 import by value totaled $10.66 million for the month of October, $144.49 million through October of 2018, and $154.12 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
1United Kingdom$37.17 M
2Israel$31.39 M
3Canada$16.65 M
4China$16.21 M
5Mexico$8.42 M
6Russia$7.2 M
7Germany$5.76 M
8Turkey$5.59 M
9Taiwan$4.53 M
10Spain$3.26 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $144.49 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $29,089,388
2Port of New Orleans $20,724,027
3Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $13,270,145
4Port of Baltimore, Md. $12,513,751
5Port of Los Angeles $8,603,096
6Port of Chester, Penn. $8,220,931
7Port of Houston $5,818,389
8Port Laredo $4,898,526
9Chicago O’Hare International Airport $4,637,872
10Port of Seattle, Wash. $4,417,766

U.S. imports of Magnesium, including waste and scrap increased 10.14 percent through October to $144.49 million

U.S. imports of Magnesium, including waste and scrap increased 10.14 percent from $131.19 million to $144.49 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 729 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 729 for the last full year with a total value of $154.12 million, a $6.57 million, 4.09 percent decreased from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 United Kingdom, No. 2 Israel, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 China and No. 5 Mexico. 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.

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

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1United Kingdom $37,173,987
2Israel $31,391,500
3Canada $16,653,334
4China $16,206,197
5Mexico $8,417,429
6Russia $7,197,734
7Germany $5,763,619
8Turkey $5,586,681
9Taiwan $4,533,996
10Spain $3,261,070

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $4,191,303
2New York City $3,650,546
3Laredo $2,123,111
4Philadelphia $1,946,823
5New Orleans $1,788,185
6Los Angeles $1,742,424
7Baltimore $1,307,074
8Cleveland $1,303,768
9Norfolk $1,207,279
10Seattle $799,864

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 Newark fell 17.25 percent compared to last year to $29.09 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 387.9 percent compared to last year to $20.72 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 15.5 percent compared to last year to $13.27 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. fell 13.4 percent compared to last year to $12.51 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 0.17 percent compared to last year to $8.6 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 United Kingdom increased $15.54 million, 71.82 percent, (25.73 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Israel decreased $6.04 million, 16.14 percent, (21.73 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Canada increased $2.05 million, 14.01 percent, (11.53 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 China increased $84,883, 0.53 percent, (11.22 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Mexico decreased $1.85 million, 17.99 percent, (5.83 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 76.02 percent of all these Magnesium, including waste and scrap imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $109.84 million of the $144.49 million total.

All totaled, 58.27 percent of all these Magnesium, including waste and scrap imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $84.2 million of the $144.49 million total