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

Imports: Miscellaneous aluminum articles

Miscellaneous aluminum articles, the No. 222 import by value totaled $147.22 million for the month of August, $1.15 billion through August 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$417.65 M
2Mexico$199.35 M
3Canada$124.61 M
4Taiwan$78.62 M
5Germany$66.74 M
6Japan$30.41 M
7India$27.97 M
8Italy$23.96 M
9United Kingdom$23.96 M
10France$21.63 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.15 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $156,613,355
2Port of Newark $106,984,280
3El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $84,040,126
4Port of Virginia $62,758,823
5Chicago O’Hare International Airport $55,348,244
6Port of Long Beach $55,049,941
7Port of Savannah, Ga. $53,613,110
8Port Laredo $44,179,808
9Port of New Orleans $30,135,350
10Port of Charleston $29,451,933

U.S. imports of Miscellaneous aluminum articles decreased 3.67 percent through August to $1.15 billion

U.S. imports of Miscellaneous aluminum articles decreased 3.67 percent from $1.2 billion to $1.15 billion through the first eight 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 222 through August among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 215 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 August 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 Virginia and No. 5 Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

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 – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $417,650,928
2Mexico $199,345,384
3Canada $124,606,998
4Taiwan $78,619,334
5Germany $66,738,891
6Japan $30,409,897
7India $27,965,510
8Italy $23,964,223
9United Kingdom $23,956,971
10France $21,625,683

January – August 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 eight months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles fell 20.89 percent compared to last year to $156.61 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 4.89 percent compared to last year to $106.98 million.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas fell 9.98 percent compared to last year to $84.04 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 88.25 percent compared to last year to $62.76 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 9.27 percent compared to last year to $55.35 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 $68.07 million, 14.01 percent, (36.25 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico increased $1.79 million, 0.9 percent, (17.3 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Canada decreased $5.13 million, 3.96 percent, (10.82 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Taiwan increased $7.81 million, 11.03 percent, (6.82 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany increased $9.64 million, 16.88 percent, (5.79 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 76.99 percent of all these Miscellaneous aluminum articles imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $886.96 million of the $1.15 billion total.

All totaled, 40.43 percent of all these Miscellaneous aluminum articles imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $465.74 million of the $1.15 billion total