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

Imports: Molding boxes for metal foundries

Molding boxes for metal foundries, the No. 157 import by value totaled $232.9 million for the month of October, $2.3 billion through October of 2018, and $2.6 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
1Canada$925.79 M
2China$506.9 M
3Japan$188.76 M
4Germany$165.99 M
5South Korea$133.5 M
6Italy$63.94 M
7Taiwan$37.95 M
8Austria$27.16 M
9Portugal$24.85 M
10Mexico$23.3 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $2.3 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $795,602,070
2Port of Los Angeles $220,377,550
3Chicago O’Hare International Airport $216,852,502
4Port of Long Beach $99,180,573
5Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $88,638,693
6Port of Newark $80,259,476
7Port of Charleston $67,161,002
8Port of Savannah, Ga. $59,281,989
9John F. Kennedy International Airport $58,793,100
10Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport $55,034,922

U.S. imports of Molding boxes for metal foundries increased 7.15 percent through October to $2.3 billion

U.S. imports of Molding boxes for metal foundries increased 7.15 percent from $2.14 billion to $2.3 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 157 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 154 for the last full year with a total value of $2.6 billion, a $376.94 million, 16.99 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 China, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 4 Port of Long Beach and No. 5 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 China, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $925,792,736
2China $506,899,234
3Japan $188,763,176
4Germany $165,988,155
5South Korea $133,498,691
6Italy $63,936,589
7Taiwan $37,950,425
8Austria $27,161,563
9Portugal $24,849,665
10Mexico $23,304,371

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $168,017,232
2Chicago $61,907,193
3Los Angeles $38,212,999
4Atlanta/Savannah $35,464,014
5Cleveland $20,949,139
6Charleston $17,424,972
7New York City $13,836,465
8New Orleans $12,233,572
9Houston $11,397,870
10Buffalo $7,513,698

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:

  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 4.53 percent compared to last year to $795.6 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 11.8 percent compared to last year to $220.38 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 0.37 percent compared to last year to $216.85 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 41.59 percent compared to last year to $99.18 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 11.53 percent compared to last year to $88.64 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 Canada increased $23.71 million, 2.63 percent, (40.31 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China increased $57.13 million, 12.7 percent, (22.07 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan increased $6.63 million, 3.64 percent, (8.22 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany decreased $10.45 million, 5.92 percent, (7.23 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 South Korea increased $30.37 million, 29.45 percent, (5.81 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 83.63 percent of all these Molding boxes for metal foundries imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $1.92 billion of the $2.3 billion total.

All totaled, 61.85 percent of all these Molding boxes for metal foundries imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $1.42 billion of the $2.3 billion total