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

Imports: Misc. copper articles

Misc. copper articles, the No. 500 import by value totaled $34.81 million for the month of March, $111.02 million through March of 2019, and $476.7 million 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
1China$38.94 M
2Taiwan$13.32 M
3Italy$12.14 M
4India$7.79 M
5Germany$6.5 M
6France$4.56 M
7United Kingdom$4.3 M
8Mexico$3.85 M
9Canada$3.75 M
10The Netherlands$1.96 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $111.02 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $21,285,797
2Port of Los Angeles $20,206,159
3Port of Virginia $8,452,029
4Port of Long Beach $7,440,333
5Port of Savannah, Ga. $4,743,736
6Port of New Orleans $3,823,634
7Port of Tacoma, Wash. $3,754,891
8Chicago O’Hare International Airport $3,542,063
9John F. Kennedy International Airport $3,416,883
10Port of Houston $2,496,341

U.S. imports of Misc. copper articles decreased 5.19 percent through March to $111.02 million

U.S. imports of Misc. copper articles decreased 5.19 percent from $117.09 million to $111.02 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 500 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 488 for the last full year with a total value of $476.7 million, a $58.75 million, 14.06 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March 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 Newark, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Virginia, No. 4 Port of Long Beach 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 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..

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $38,939,138
2Taiwan $13,318,497
3Italy $12,141,620
4India $7,787,282
5Germany $6,497,762
6France $4,561,076
7United Kingdom $4,295,134
8Mexico $3,850,990
9Canada $3,746,710
10The Netherlands $1,964,959

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $25,354,343
2New York City $20,690,760
3Chicago $16,081,417
4Cleveland $13,402,612
5New Orleans $10,235,149
6Atlanta/Savannah $7,009,002
7Laredo $5,945,684
8Norfolk $5,474,343
9Detroit $4,975,162
10Houston $4,762,154

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 Newark rose 12.23 percent compared to last year to $21.29 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 7.16 percent compared to last year to $20.21 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 10.52 percent compared to last year to $8.45 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 5.8 percent compared to last year to $7.44 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 5.9 percent compared to last year to $4.74 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 decreased $8.43 million, 17.8 percent, (35.07 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Taiwan increased $394,525, 3.05 percent, (12 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Italy increased $3.73 million, 44.43 percent, (10.94 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 India increased $407,285, 5.52 percent, (7.01 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany decreased $323,579, 4.74 percent, (5.85 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 70.88 percent of all these Misc. copper articles imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $78.68 million of the $111.02 million total.

All totaled, 55.96 percent of all these Misc. copper articles imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $62.13 million of the $111.02 million total