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

Imports: Misc. aluminum oxides and hydroxides

Misc. aluminum oxides and hydroxides, the No. 307 import by value totaled $57.97 million for the month of December, $1.17 billion through December of 2018, and $867.5 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
1Brazil$430.38 M
2Australia$144.54 M
3China$127.01 M
4Germany$121.38 M
5Jamaica$89.64 M
6Canada$73.56 M
7France$47.66 M
8Japan$39.21 M
9Hong Kong$21.2 M
10Austria$20.86 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.17 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish $189,834,487
2Port of Baltimore, Md. $172,304,571
3Port of Bellingham, Wash. $144,149,062
4Port of Charleston $119,194,146
5Port of Newark $71,923,468
6Port of New Orleans $70,789,137
7Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $63,199,918
8Port of Lake Charles, La. $48,723,027
9Port of Savannah, Ga. $48,586,679
10Port of Houston $42,401,537

U.S. imports of Misc. aluminum oxides and hydroxides increased 34.64 percent through December to $1.17 billion

U.S. imports of Misc. aluminum oxides and hydroxides increased 34.64 percent from $867.5 million to $1.17 billion in 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 307 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 354 for the last full year with a total value of $867.5 million, a $245.08 million, 39.38 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Brazil, No. 2 Australia, No. 3 China, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Jamaica. 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.

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 Bellingham, Wash., No. 2 Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish, No. 3 Port of Baltimore, Md., No. 4 Port of Charleston and No. 5 Port of Newark.

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Brazil $430,384,244
2Australia $144,538,559
3China $127,014,090
4Germany $121,376,172
5Jamaica $89,643,695
6Canada $73,564,278
7France $47,664,449
8Japan $39,207,865
9Hong Kong $21,203,792
10Austria $20,856,634

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New Orleans $62,529,488
2Baltimore $36,496,281
3Charleston $17,956,476
4New York City $14,690,236
5Buffalo $14,639,758
6Houston $8,717,618
7Atlanta/Savannah $8,086,445
8Ogdensburg, N.Y. $6,301,225
9Boston $5,493,633
10Cleveland $5,410,862

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish rose 67.04 percent compared to last year to $189.83 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. rose 55.26 percent compared to last year to $172.3 million.
  • Port of Bellingham, Wash. rose 6.11 percent compared to last year to $144.15 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 26.34 percent compared to last year to $119.19 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 23.9 percent compared to last year to $71.92 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 $206.87 million, 92.55 percent, (36.85 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Australia increased $8.52 million, 6.26 percent, (12.37 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China increased $25.39 million, 24.98 percent, (10.87 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany increased $16.54 million, 15.78 percent, (10.39 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Jamaica increased $23.25 million, 35.01 percent, (7.68 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 78.16 percent of all these Misc. aluminum oxides and hydroxides imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $912.96 million of the $1.17 billion total.

All totaled, 59.71 percent of all these Misc. aluminum oxides and hydroxides imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $697.41 million of the $1.17 billion total