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

Imports: Misc. copper articles

Misc. copper articles, the No. 491 import by value totaled $40.1 million for the month of October, $396.39 million through October 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$149.24 M
2Taiwan$46.56 M
3Italy$30.37 M
4India$25.82 M
5Germany$24.97 M
6Mexico$20.55 M
7France$17.83 M
8United Kingdom$12.76 M
9Canada$12.31 M
10Japan$7.8 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $396.39 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $78,587,140
2Port of Newark $65,889,182
3Port of Long Beach $25,162,139
4Port of Virginia $25,065,697
5Port of Savannah, Ga. $18,886,423
6Chicago O’Hare International Airport $17,082,972
7Port Laredo $16,119,000
8Port of New Orleans $12,868,592
9Port of Tacoma, Wash. $10,891,769
10John F. Kennedy International Airport $10,452,460

U.S. imports of Misc. copper articles increased 14.70 percent through October to $396.39 million

U.S. imports of Misc. copper articles increased 14.70 percent from $345.6 million to $396.39 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 491 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 511 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 October 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 – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $149,243,613
2Taiwan $46,555,005
3Italy $30,370,259
4India $25,820,179
5Germany $24,971,707
6Mexico $20,545,070
7France $17,828,587
8United Kingdom $12,762,106
9Canada $12,312,788
10Japan $7,799,802

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $10,692,280
2New York City $8,737,913
3Chicago $8,722,039
4Cleveland $7,059,372
5New Orleans $6,068,033
6Atlanta/Savannah $3,608,578
7Laredo $3,398,854
8Norfolk $2,702,974
9Houston $2,524,932
10Detroit $2,153,734

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 Los Angeles rose 24.98 percent compared to last year to $78.59 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 7.58 percent compared to last year to $65.89 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 19.49 percent compared to last year to $25.16 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 101.66 percent compared to last year to $25.07 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 3.85 percent compared to last year to $18.89 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 $18.25 million, 13.93 percent, (37.65 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Taiwan increased $3.54 million, 8.22 percent, (11.74 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Italy increased $2.44 million, 8.74 percent, (7.66 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 India increased $4.63 million, 21.85 percent, (6.51 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany increased $7.04 million, 39.29 percent, (6.3 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 69.87 percent of all these Misc. copper articles imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $276.96 million of the $396.39 million total.

All totaled, 53.88 percent of all these Misc. copper articles imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $213.59 million of the $396.39 million total