Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through May 2020.

Imports: Miscellaneous aluminum articles

Miscellaneous aluminum articles, the No. 213 import by value totaled $123.06 million for the month of May, $636 million through May of 2020, and $1.74 billion for all of 2019, 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$208.05 M
2Mexico$120.74 M
3Canada$66.67 M
4Taiwan$45.29 M
5Germany$40.8 M
6Japan$18.31 M
7India$18.25 M
8South Korea$14.45 M
9United Kingdom$13.19 M
10Italy$11.43 M
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U.S. imports of Miscellaneous aluminum articles decreased 11.10 percent through May to $636 million

U.S. imports of Miscellaneous aluminum articles decreased 11.10 percent from $715.4 million to $636 million through the first five months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 213 through May among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 218 for the last full year with a total value of $1.74 billion, a $84.09 million, 4.61 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through May 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 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas.

In the last previous full 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 Virginia and No. 5 Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles fell 4.33 percent compared to last year to $94.65 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 14.06 percent compared to last year to $57.31 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 5.51 percent compared to last year to $31.13 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 20.52 percent compared to last year to $30.28 million.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas fell 39.23 percent compared to last year to $29.78 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 $53.7 million, 20.52 percent, (32.71 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico increased $80,566, 0.07 percent, (18.98 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Canada decreased $12.49 million, 15.78 percent, (10.48 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Taiwan decreased $3.88 million, 7.89 percent, (7.12 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany decreased $555,332, 1.34 percent, (6.42 percent market share).

All totaled, 75.72 percent of all these Miscellaneous aluminum articles imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $481.57 million of the $636 million total.

All totaled, 38.23 percent of all these Miscellaneous aluminum articles imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $243.15 million of the $636 million total