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

Imports: Misc. aluminum oxides and hydroxides

Misc. aluminum oxides and hydroxides, the No. 310 import by value totaled $80.86 million for the month of October, $962.99 million through October 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$362.56 M
2Australia$115.42 M
3Germany$105.6 M
4China$103.78 M
5Canada$62.24 M
6Jamaica$60.18 M
7France$38.52 M
8Japan$32.26 M
9Hong Kong$21.2 M
10Austria$17.15 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $962.99 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish $161,242,749
2Port of Baltimore, Md. $150,371,130
3Port of Bellingham, Wash. $115,072,384
4Port of Charleston $98,365,762
5Port of Newark $64,158,636
6Port of New Orleans $55,832,130
7Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $52,923,054
8Port of Lake Charles, La. $43,550,166
9Port of Savannah, Ga. $40,693,763
10Port of Houston $36,766,642

U.S. imports of Misc. aluminum oxides and hydroxides increased 41.70 percent through October to $962.99 million

U.S. imports of Misc. aluminum oxides and hydroxides increased 41.70 percent from $679.59 million to $962.99 million through the first 10 months of 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 310 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 371 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 October of this year the leading 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.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Brazil, No. 2 Australia, No. 3 China, No. 4 Germany 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 – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Brazil $362,559,834
2Australia $115,421,305
3Germany $105,601,775
4China $103,784,574
5Canada $62,243,393
6Jamaica $60,183,127
7France $38,521,684
8Japan $32,258,218
9Hong Kong $21,203,792
10Austria $17,147,738

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New Orleans $44,369,636
2Baltimore $34,464,471
3Charleston $16,175,483
4New York City $12,717,249
5Buffalo $8,940,529
6Houston $5,711,509
7Ogdensburg, N.Y. $4,853,315
8Atlanta/Savannah $3,962,267
9Cleveland $3,927,044
10Detroit $2,795,883

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish rose 107.49 percent compared to last year to $161.24 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. rose 62.43 percent compared to last year to $150.37 million.
  • Port of Bellingham, Wash. rose 23.47 percent compared to last year to $115.07 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 29 percent compared to last year to $98.37 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 36.3 percent compared to last year to $64.16 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 $185.21 million, 104.43 percent, (37.65 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Australia increased $22.07 million, 23.64 percent, (11.99 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany increased $21.5 million, 25.56 percent, (10.97 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 China increased $14.21 million, 15.86 percent, (10.78 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Canada increased $1.26 million, 2.07 percent, (6.46 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 77.84 percent of all these Misc. aluminum oxides and hydroxides imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $749.61 million of the $962.99 million total.

All totaled, 61.19 percent of all these Misc. aluminum oxides and hydroxides imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $589.21 million of the $962.99 million total