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

Imports: Magnesium, including waste and scrap

Magnesium, including waste and scrap, the No. 584 import by value totaled $28.69 million for the month of March, $75.38 million through March of 2020, and $214.68 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
1Turkey$10.11 M
2Canada$9.68 M
3United Kingdom$8.43 M
4Taiwan$8.32 M
5China$7.59 M
6Russia$5.48 M
7Israel$5.16 M
8Mexico$4.34 M
9Germany$3.69 M
10Hungary$2.59 M
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January – March 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $75.38 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Baltimore, Md. $25,484,022
2Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $7,764,183
3Port of Newark $6,303,185
4Port of New Orleans $5,295,586
5Chicago O’Hare International Airport $4,576,904
6Port of Houston $4,353,706
7Port of Chester, Penn. $3,372,956
8Port of Charleston $3,295,545
9Brownsville International Bridges $2,243,548
10Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $2,089,701

U.S. imports of Magnesium, including waste and scrap increased 52.15 percent through March to $75.38 million

U.S. imports of Magnesium, including waste and scrap increased 52.15 percent from $49.55 million to $75.38 million through the first three 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 584 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 691 for the last full year with a total value of $214.68 million, a $42.86 million, 24.95 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Turkey, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 Taiwan and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Baltimore, Md., No. 2 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port of New Orleans and No. 5 Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

In the last previous full year, theleading 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 Baltimore, Md., No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of Chester, Penn. and No. 5 Port of Houston.

January – March 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Turkey $10,114,651
2Canada $9,681,174
3United Kingdom $8,429,826
4Taiwan $8,321,594
5China $7,589,181
6Russia $5,479,585
7Israel $5,156,538
8Mexico $4,343,875
9Germany $3,693,121
10Hungary $2,593,143

January – March 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Baltimore $7,288,200
2New York City $5,416,708
3Detroit $3,870,930
4New Orleans $2,122,636
5Philadelphia $1,969,032
6Cleveland $1,901,175
7Laredo $1,620,376
8Chicago $1,288,418
9Seattle $636,815
10Dallas $545,485

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 Baltimore, Md. rose 343.39 percent compared to last year to $25.48 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 7.25 percent compared to last year to $7.76 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 34.48 percent compared to last year to $6.3 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 82.12 percent compared to last year to $5.3 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 186.89 percent compared to last year to $4.58 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 Turkey increased $9.92 million, 5232.51 percent, (13.42 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada increased $206,547, 2.18 percent, (12.84 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 United Kingdom increased $1.64 million, 24.23 percent, (11.18 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Taiwan increased $3.67 million, 78.93 percent, (11.04 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 China increased $1.48 million, 24.19 percent, (10.07 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 58.55 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 $44.14 million of the $75.38 million total.

All totaled, 65.56 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 $49.42 million of the $75.38 million total