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

Imports: Molding boxes for metal foundries

Molding boxes for metal foundries, the No. 168 import by value totaled $200.01 million for the month of August, $1.69 billion through August of 2019, and $2.72 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
1Canada$738.77 M
2China$339.9 M
3Germany$131.98 M
4Japan$128.05 M
5South Korea$72.25 M
6Italy$41.9 M
7Taiwan$32.45 M
8Mexico$22.24 M
9Austria$18.19 M
10India$18 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.69 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $636,027,940
2Chicago O’Hare International Airport $155,714,822
3Port of Los Angeles $148,687,611
4Port of Newark $69,395,225
5Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $62,421,568
6Port of Long Beach $56,614,054
7Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport $45,833,896
8Port of Savannah, Ga. $44,008,185
9Port of Charleston $31,975,025
10John F. Kennedy International Airport $29,780,074

U.S. imports of Molding boxes for metal foundries decreased 9.14 percent through August to $1.69 billion

U.S. imports of Molding boxes for metal foundries decreased 9.14 percent from $1.86 billion to $1.69 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 168 through August among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 156 for the last full year with a total value of $2.72 billion, a $123.53 million, 4.76 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 China, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Japan 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 of Newark 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 of Long Beach and No. 5 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich..

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $738,771,764
2China $339,902,810
3Germany $131,982,797
4Japan $128,053,028
5South Korea $72,245,394
6Italy $41,902,511
7Taiwan $32,451,894
8Mexico $22,242,971
9Austria $18,193,473
10India $18,004,234

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $350,336,678
2Chicago $124,000,218
3Atlanta/Savannah $63,552,217
4Los Angeles $57,053,819
5New York City $39,221,690
6Cleveland $36,241,672
7Charleston $26,764,211
8New Orleans $21,992,310
9Houston $19,958,850
10Laredo $15,946,872

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:

  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 0.43 percent compared to last year to $636.03 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 10.2 percent compared to last year to $155.71 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 14.36 percent compared to last year to $148.69 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 2.51 percent compared to last year to $69.4 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 10.92 percent compared to last year to $62.42 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 $680,868, 0.09 percent, (43.8 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China decreased $91.74 million, 21.25 percent, (20.15 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany decreased $1.7 million, 1.27 percent, (7.82 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Japan decreased $15.31 million, 10.68 percent, (7.59 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 South Korea decreased $25.91 million, 26.4 percent, (4.28 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 83.65 percent of all these Molding boxes for metal foundries imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $1.41 billion of the $1.69 billion total.

All totaled, 63.57 percent of all these Molding boxes for metal foundries imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $1.07 billion of the $1.69 billion total