Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through May 2020.

Imports: Molding boxes for metal foundries

Molding boxes for metal foundries, the No. 182 import by value totaled $163.58 million for the month of May, $812.46 million through May of 2020, and $2.47 billion for all of 2019, 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$290.66 M
2China$149.41 M
3South Korea$90.36 M
4Japan$64.47 M
5Germany$57.32 M
6Taiwan$21.42 M
7Italy$20.81 M
8Austria$11.98 M
9Mexico$11.26 M
10France$9.6 M
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U.S. imports of Molding boxes for metal foundries decreased 25.13 percent through May to $812.46 million

U.S. imports of Molding boxes for metal foundries decreased 25.13 percent from $1.09 billion to $812.46 million through the first five months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 182 through May among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 168 for the last full year with a total value of $2.47 billion, a $253.09 million, 9.31 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through May of this year the leading 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 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Port of Newark.

In the last previous full 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 Newark, No. 4 Port of Long Beach and No. 5 Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 39.83 percent compared to last year to $242.54 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 9 percent compared to last year to $110.58 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 16.31 percent compared to last year to $76.44 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 16.56 percent compared to last year to $41.25 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 19.85 percent compared to last year to $34.71 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 $169.75 million, 36.87 percent, (35.78 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China decreased $67.66 million, 31.17 percent, (18.39 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 South Korea increased $34.98 million, 63.18 percent, (11.12 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Japan decreased $16.49 million, 20.36 percent, (7.93 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany decreased $35.58 million, 38.3 percent, (7.06 percent market share).

All totaled, 80.28 percent of all these Molding boxes for metal foundries imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $652.22 million of the $812.46 million total.

All totaled, 62.22 percent of all these Molding boxes for metal foundries imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $505.52 million of the $812.46 million total