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

Imports: Misc. aluminum oxides and hydroxides

Misc. aluminum oxides and hydroxides, the No. 244 import by value totaled $102.54 million for the month of March, $376.63 million through March 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$128.92 M
2Australia$72.91 M
3China$35.46 M
4Jamaica$34.89 M
5Germany$31.41 M
6Canada$17.58 M
7Japan$13.17 M
8France$10.92 M
9Spain$7.88 M
10Hong Kong$6.76 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $376.63 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish $68,240,826
2Port of Bellingham, Wash. $63,224,958
3Port of New Orleans $57,941,315
4Port of Baltimore, Md. $47,085,225
5Port of Charleston $30,346,113
6Port of Savannah, Ga. $14,595,031
7Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $14,262,516
8Port of Newark $13,863,968
9Port of Houston $9,669,564
10Port of Virginia $7,649,704

U.S. imports of Misc. aluminum oxides and hydroxides increased 29.71 percent through March to $376.63 million

U.S. imports of Misc. aluminum oxides and hydroxides increased 29.71 percent from $290.35 million to $376.63 million through the first three 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 244 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 298 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 March 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 Germany, No. 3 China, No. 4 Australia 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 – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Brazil $128,923,970
2Australia $72,913,658
3China $35,458,461
4Jamaica $34,886,252
5Germany $31,414,939
6Canada $17,584,223
7Japan $13,166,035
8France $10,923,503
9Spain $7,875,836
10Hong Kong $6,759,195

January – March 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 three months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish rose 14.49 percent compared to last year to $68.24 million.
  • Port of Bellingham, Wash. rose 211.82 percent compared to last year to $63.22 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 218.68 percent compared to last year to $57.94 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. fell 1.8 percent compared to last year to $47.09 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 15.99 percent compared to last year to $30.35 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 decreased $7.51 million, 5.5 percent, (34.23 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Australia increased $52.6 million, 258.89 percent, (19.36 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China increased $7.34 million, 26.12 percent, (9.41 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Jamaica increased $21.51 million, 160.85 percent, (9.26 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany increased $1.59 million, 5.33 percent, (8.34 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 80.61 percent of all these Misc. aluminum oxides and hydroxides imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $303.6 million of the $376.63 million total.

All totaled, 70.85 percent of all these Misc. aluminum oxides and hydroxides imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $266.84 million of the $376.63 million total