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

Imports: Miscellaneous aluminum articles

Miscellaneous aluminum articles, the No. 218 import by value totaled $173.05 million for the month of October, $1.53 billion through October of 2018, and $1.66 billion 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$639.96 M
2Mexico$251.97 M
3Canada$161.87 M
4Taiwan$87.98 M
5Germany$73.35 M
6India$37.12 M
7United Kingdom$32.46 M
8Italy$30.84 M
9Japan$28.33 M
10France$25.22 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.53 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $252,348,563
2Port of Newark $147,537,610
3El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $114,631,461
4Port of Long Beach $81,491,223
5Port of Savannah, Ga. $73,823,750
6Chicago O’Hare International Airport $69,489,940
7Port Laredo $56,284,212
8Port of Virginia $47,337,215
9Port of Houston $39,976,174
10Port of Charleston $37,714,855

U.S. imports of Miscellaneous aluminum articles increased 9.96 percent through October to $1.53 billion

U.S. imports of Miscellaneous aluminum articles increased 9.96 percent from $1.39 billion to $1.53 billion 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 218 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 222 for the last full year with a total value of $1.66 billion, a $114.71 million, 7.41 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Taiwan and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, 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 Mexico, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Taiwan and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 4 Port of Long Beach and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $639,960,826
2Mexico $251,974,538
3Canada $161,874,882
4Taiwan $87,984,316
5Germany $73,349,266
6India $37,124,284
7United Kingdom $32,455,910
8Italy $30,839,627
9Japan $28,333,485
10France $25,224,228

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $44,152,136
2New York City $29,461,868
3El Paso $29,163,801
4Chicago $22,842,581
5Laredo $18,498,839
6Atlanta/Savannah $17,444,156
7Cleveland $14,283,146
8Detroit $10,469,166
9Dallas $10,050,555
10New Orleans $8,875,353

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 11.23 percent compared to last year to $252.35 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 8.49 percent compared to last year to $147.54 million.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas rose 0.32 percent compared to last year to $114.63 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 16.97 percent compared to last year to $81.49 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 15.94 percent compared to last year to $73.82 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 $73.7 million, 13.02 percent, (41.77 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico increased $11.99 million, 4.99 percent, (16.45 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Canada increased $21.3 million, 15.15 percent, (10.57 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Taiwan increased $9.77 million, 12.49 percent, (5.74 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany increased $11.02 million, 17.69 percent, (4.79 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 79.31 percent of all these Miscellaneous aluminum articles imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $1.22 billion of the $1.53 billion total.

All totaled, 43.72 percent of all these Miscellaneous aluminum articles imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $669.83 million of the $1.53 billion total