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

Imports: Misc. copper articles

Misc. copper articles, the No. 494 import by value totaled $40.27 million for the month of December, $476.7 million through December of 2018, and $417.95 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
1China$181.84 M
2Taiwan$55.47 M
3Italy$37.71 M
4India$30.89 M
5Germany$29.65 M
6Mexico$23.8 M
7France$22.05 M
8United Kingdom$14.82 M
9Canada$14.13 M
10Japan$9.34 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $476.7 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $97,533,332
2Port of Newark $81,501,141
3Port of Long Beach $30,230,984
4Port of Virginia $29,315,247
5Port of Savannah, Ga. $22,292,721
6Chicago O’Hare International Airport $19,583,780
7Port Laredo $18,479,016
8Port of New Orleans $15,287,652
9John F. Kennedy International Airport $13,131,409
10Port of Tacoma, Wash. $12,986,533

U.S. imports of Misc. copper articles increased 14.06 percent through December to $476.7 million

U.S. imports of Misc. copper articles increased 14.06 percent from $417.95 million to $476.7 million 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 494 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 508 for the last full year with a total value of $417.95 million, a $18.18 million, 4.55 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Taiwan, No. 3 Italy, No. 4 India and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Long Beach, No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Taiwan, No. 3 Italy, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 India. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Long Beach, No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $181,840,332
2Taiwan $55,466,454
3Italy $37,707,555
4India $30,893,893
5Germany $29,652,468
6Mexico $23,802,721
7France $22,048,383
8United Kingdom $14,822,456
9Canada $14,131,208
10Japan $9,335,437

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $18,356,453
2New York City $14,873,081
3Chicago $12,857,029
4Cleveland $10,449,455
5New Orleans $8,236,794
6Atlanta/Savannah $5,418,135
7Laredo $4,615,293
8Houston $3,835,045
9Norfolk $3,705,672
10Dallas $3,472,336

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles rose 25.77 percent compared to last year to $97.53 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 8.84 percent compared to last year to $81.5 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 15.47 percent compared to last year to $30.23 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 93.47 percent compared to last year to $29.32 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 8.73 percent compared to last year to $22.29 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 China increased $23.37 million, 14.75 percent, (38.15 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Taiwan increased $3.02 million, 5.76 percent, (11.64 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Italy increased $4.15 million, 12.35 percent, (7.91 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 India increased $5.03 million, 19.47 percent, (6.48 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany increased $7.75 million, 35.4 percent, (6.22 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 70.39 percent of all these Misc. copper articles imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $335.56 million of the $476.7 million total.

All totaled, 54.73 percent of all these Misc. copper articles imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $260.87 million of the $476.7 million total