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

Imports: Magnesium, including waste and scrap

Magnesium, including waste and scrap, the No. 691 import by value totaled $14.28 million for the month of July, $117.31 million through July 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$22.29 M
2China$17.55 M
3Canada$17.38 M
4United Kingdom$15.9 M
5Taiwan$10.14 M
6Mexico$6.4 M
7Russia$5.76 M
8Germany$4.09 M
9Spain$3.24 M
10Austria$2.72 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $117.31 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $19,724,923
2Port of Baltimore, Md. $15,564,784
3Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $13,527,882
4Port of Chester, Penn. $9,658,909
5Port of Houston $8,130,521
6Port of Los Angeles $6,710,597
7Port of New Orleans $5,785,280
8Chicago O’Hare International Airport $5,343,984
9Port Laredo $5,067,724
10Port of Seattle, Wash. $4,939,667

U.S. imports of Magnesium, including waste and scrap increased 13.57 percent through July to $117.31 million

U.S. imports of Magnesium, including waste and scrap increased 13.57 percent from $103.29 million to $117.31 million through the first seven 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 July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 722 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 July of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Israel, No. 2 China, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 Taiwan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Baltimore, Md., No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of Chester, Penn. and No. 5 Port of Houston.

In the last previous full year, theleading 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.

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Israel $22,287,973
2China $17,553,131
3Canada $17,376,876
4United Kingdom $15,901,598
5Taiwan $10,139,706
6Mexico $6,404,361
7Russia $5,761,839
8Germany $4,088,339
9Spain $3,236,551
10Austria $2,721,057

January – July 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 seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark fell 4.95 percent compared to last year to $19.72 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. rose 44.96 percent compared to last year to $15.56 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 40.63 percent compared to last year to $13.53 million.
  • Port of Chester, Penn. rose 64.97 percent compared to last year to $9.66 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 79.26 percent compared to last year to $8.13 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 $36,714, 0.17 percent, (19 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China increased $6.68 million, 61.38 percent, (14.96 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Canada increased $5.56 million, 47.02 percent, (14.81 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 United Kingdom decreased $9.27 million, 36.84 percent, (13.56 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Taiwan increased $6.43 million, 173.14 percent, (8.64 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 70.97 percent of all these Magnesium, including waste and scrap imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $83.26 million of the $117.31 million total.

All totaled, 56.78 percent of all these Magnesium, including waste and scrap imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $66.61 million of the $117.31 million total