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

Imports: Molding boxes for metal foundries

Molding boxes for metal foundries, the No. 179 import by value totaled $181.24 million for the month of February, $388.25 million through February 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$161.08 M
2China$77.3 M
3Germany$38.8 M
4Japan$25.26 M
5South Korea$12.66 M
6Italy$12.05 M
7Taiwan$8.25 M
8Mexico$7.78 M
9Austria$4.89 M
10India$4.87 M
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $388.25 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $137,993,334
2Port of Los Angeles $38,905,775
3Chicago O’Hare International Airport $32,104,741
4Port of Newark $15,799,870
5Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $14,207,414
6Port of Charleston $13,160,333
7Port of Long Beach $10,956,185
8Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport $9,877,541
9Port of Savannah, Ga. $9,647,146
10Port of Virginia $9,127,273

U.S. imports of Molding boxes for metal foundries decreased 14.20 percent through February to $388.25 million

U.S. imports of Molding boxes for metal foundries decreased 14.20 percent from $452.51 million to $388.25 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 179 through February 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 $2.72 billion, a $123.53 million, 4.76 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through February 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 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, 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 South Korea, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Germany. 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 – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $161,084,181
2China $77,298,338
3Germany $38,800,189
4Japan $25,258,660
5South Korea $12,663,281
6Italy $12,049,641
7Taiwan $8,253,194
8Mexico $7,781,836
9Austria $4,891,240
10India $4,873,921

January – February 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 two months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 5.73 percent compared to last year to $137.99 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 14.86 percent compared to last year to $38.91 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 31.16 percent compared to last year to $32.1 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 12.19 percent compared to last year to $15.8 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 2.75 percent compared to last year to $14.21 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 decreased $4.88 million, 2.94 percent, (41.49 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China decreased $42.11 million, 35.26 percent, (19.91 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany increased $9.84 million, 33.98 percent, (9.99 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Japan decreased $6.5 million, 20.48 percent, (6.51 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 South Korea decreased $23.83 million, 65.3 percent, (3.26 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 81.16 percent of all these Molding boxes for metal foundries imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $315.1 million of the $388.25 million total.

All totaled, 61.56 percent of all these Molding boxes for metal foundries imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $239.01 million of the $388.25 million total