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

Imports: Miscellaneous aluminum articles

Miscellaneous aluminum articles, the No. 215 import by value totaled $130.74 million for the month of February, $287.79 million through February of 2019, and $1.83 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
1China$115.87 M
2Mexico$45.8 M
3Canada$29.66 M
4Taiwan$20.13 M
5Germany$16.22 M
6India$6.7 M
7Japan$6.31 M
8United Kingdom$5.46 M
9France$5.34 M
10Italy$4.93 M
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $287.79 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $43,796,030
2Port of Newark $28,337,281
3El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $17,905,433
4Port of Long Beach $15,689,489
5Port of Virginia $15,137,858
6Port of Savannah, Ga. $12,957,105
7Chicago O’Hare International Airport $11,821,202
8Port Laredo $11,275,607
9Port of New Orleans $7,857,796
10Port of Tacoma, Wash. $7,847,039

U.S. imports of Miscellaneous aluminum articles decreased 2.67 percent through February to $287.79 million

U.S. imports of Miscellaneous aluminum articles decreased 2.67 percent from $295.7 million to $287.79 million through the first two 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 215 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 204 for the last full year with a total value of $1.83 billion, a $163.16 million, 9.81 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through February 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 Virginia.

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 – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $115,870,767
2Mexico $45,803,738
3Canada $29,664,327
4Taiwan $20,131,549
5Germany $16,215,217
6India $6,702,387
7Japan $6,311,469
8United Kingdom $5,459,572
9France $5,337,732
10Italy $4,925,009

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $85,424,908
2New York City $60,817,580
3El Paso $50,654,270
4Chicago $42,448,433
5Laredo $37,223,731
6Atlanta/Savannah $30,436,896
7Cleveland $29,717,183
8Detroit $21,359,734
9New Orleans $19,265,618
10Seattle $16,293,694

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles fell 18.67 percent compared to last year to $43.8 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 3.07 percent compared to last year to $28.34 million.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas fell 27.26 percent compared to last year to $17.91 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 17.8 percent compared to last year to $15.69 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 92.89 percent compared to last year to $15.14 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 $19.26 million, 14.25 percent, (40.26 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico decreased $1.72 million, 3.62 percent, (15.92 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Canada increased $3.56 million, 13.63 percent, (10.31 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Taiwan increased $2.3 million, 12.88 percent, (7 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany increased $4.97 million, 44.13 percent, (5.63 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 79.11 percent of all these Miscellaneous aluminum articles imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $227.69 million of the $287.79 million total.

All totaled, 42 percent of all these Miscellaneous aluminum articles imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $120.87 million of the $287.79 million total