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

Imports: Misc. aluminum oxides and hydroxides

Misc. aluminum oxides and hydroxides, the No. 267 import by value totaled $119.45 million for the month of July, $770.6 million through July of 2019, and $1.17 billion 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
1Brazil$286.2 M
2Australia$110.45 M
3China$78.94 M
4Jamaica$68.53 M
5Germany$66.77 M
6Canada$42.95 M
7Japan$28.7 M
8France$25.55 M
9Austria$11.56 M
10Hong Kong$11.28 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $770.6 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish $143,175,832
2Port of Bellingham, Wash. $100,761,764
3Port of New Orleans $99,722,781
4Port of Baltimore, Md. $94,604,568
5Port of Charleston $70,596,589
6Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $34,577,971
7Port of Savannah, Ga. $28,507,477
8Port of Lake Charles, La. $26,634,967
9Port of Newark $26,295,198
10Port of Houston $23,108,387

U.S. imports of Misc. aluminum oxides and hydroxides increased 15.66 percent through July to $770.6 million

U.S. imports of Misc. aluminum oxides and hydroxides increased 15.66 percent from $666.27 million to $770.6 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 267 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 310 for the last full year with a total value of $1.17 billion, a $300.49 million, 34.64 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through July of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Brazil, No. 2 Australia, No. 3 China, No. 4 Jamaica and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish, No. 2 Port of Bellingham, Wash., No. 3 Port of New Orleans, No. 4 Port of Baltimore, Md. and No. 5 Port of Charleston.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Brazil, No. 2 Australia, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 China and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish, No. 2 Port of Baltimore, Md., No. 3 Port of Bellingham, Wash., No. 4 Port of Charleston and No. 5 Port of Newark.

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Brazil $286,204,505
2Australia $110,450,464
3China $78,940,266
4Jamaica $68,533,172
5Germany $66,768,080
6Canada $42,947,297
7Japan $28,701,287
8France $25,548,018
9Austria $11,555,617
10Hong Kong $11,278,206

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New Orleans $113,134,649
2Baltimore $56,402,844
3Charleston $36,814,305
4Seattle $30,041,202
5Buffalo $19,313,676
6New York City $17,889,270
7Houston $11,817,183
8Atlanta/Savannah $10,455,465
9Ogdensburg, N.Y. $7,542,374
10Cleveland $6,966,193

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 Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish rose 36.3 percent compared to last year to $143.18 million.
  • Port of Bellingham, Wash. rose 10.23 percent compared to last year to $100.76 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 225.01 percent compared to last year to $99.72 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. fell 4.92 percent compared to last year to $94.6 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 10.88 percent compared to last year to $70.6 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 Brazil increased $31.22 million, 12.25 percent, (37.14 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Australia increased $18.79 million, 20.49 percent, (14.33 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China increased $18.36 million, 30.31 percent, (10.24 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Jamaica increased $33.99 million, 98.39 percent, (8.89 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany decreased $7.82 million, 10.48 percent, (8.66 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 79.28 percent of all these Misc. aluminum oxides and hydroxides imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $610.9 million of the $770.6 million total.

All totaled, 66.03 percent of all these Misc. aluminum oxides and hydroxides imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $508.86 million of the $770.6 million total