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

Imports: Nickel Waste and Scrap

Nickel Waste and Scrap, the No. 656 import by value totaled $16.84 million for the month of February, $38.67 million through February of 2019, and $318.02 million 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
1United Kingdom$12.91 M
2Canada$5.32 M
3Mexico$4.72 M
4Japan$2.57 M
5Italy$2.45 M
6Germany$2.3 M
7Singapore$1.88 M
8Russia$1.74 M
9France$1.25 M
10South Korea$1.09 M
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $38.67 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $8,892,051
2Port of Los Angeles $3,987,062
3Port Laredo $3,684,295
4Port of Baltimore, Md. $2,486,693
5Chicago O’Hare International Airport $2,356,813
6Port of Chester, Penn. $2,271,523
7Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $2,249,933
8Port of Wilmington, N.C. $1,952,014
9Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $1,669,698
10Port of Mobile, Ala. $1,391,464

U.S. imports of Nickel Waste and Scrap decreased 11.29 percent through February to $38.67 million

U.S. imports of Nickel Waste and Scrap decreased 11.29 percent from $43.6 million to $38.67 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 656 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 618 for the last full year with a total value of $318.02 million, a $103.77 million, 48.44 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 United Kingdom, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Italy. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Port of Baltimore, Md. and No. 5 Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 United Kingdom, No. 2 Russia, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Baltimore, Md., No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Port of Chester, Penn..

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1United Kingdom $12,907,624
2Canada $5,323,802
3Mexico $4,723,916
4Japan $2,573,536
5Italy $2,447,986
6Germany $2,302,864
7Singapore $1,875,376
8Russia $1,739,564
9France $1,253,785
10South Korea $1,085,060

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $18,706,577
2Baltimore $10,928,147
3Philadelphia $8,873,227
4Cleveland $6,789,434
5Los Angeles $6,781,328
6Chicago $6,636,232
7Laredo $5,343,158
8Houston $4,909,095
9Wilmington $3,972,221
10Buffalo $3,420,115

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:

  • Port of Newark fell 16.76 percent compared to last year to $8.89 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 91.42 percent compared to last year to $3.99 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 58.64 percent compared to last year to $3.68 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. fell 65.93 percent compared to last year to $2.49 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 28.84 percent compared to last year to $2.36 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 United Kingdom increased $852,554, 7.07 percent, (33.38 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada increased $945,434, 21.59 percent, (13.77 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico increased $1.62 million, 52.02 percent, (12.22 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Japan increased $196,062, 8.25 percent, (6.65 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Italy increased $1.56 million, 176.77 percent, (6.33 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 72.34 percent of all these Nickel Waste and Scrap imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $27.98 million of the $38.67 million total.

All totaled, 55.35 percent of all these Nickel Waste and Scrap imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $21.41 million of the $38.67 million total