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

Imports: Nickel Waste and Scrap

Nickel Waste and Scrap, the No. 608 import by value totaled $14.98 million for the month of May, $107.37 million through May of 2020, and $327.42 million 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
1United Kingdom$30.46 M
2Canada$12.75 M
3Russia$10.91 M
4Japan$9.25 M
5Mexico$9.1 M
6Germany$8.93 M
7Singapore$6.02 M
8China$4.19 M
9France$3.03 M
10Italy$2.7 M
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U.S. imports of Nickel Waste and Scrap decreased 15.83 percent through May to $107.37 million

U.S. imports of Nickel Waste and Scrap decreased 15.83 percent from $127.56 million to $107.37 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 608 through May among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 596 for the last full year with a total value of $327.42 million, a $9.4 million, 2.95 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through May of this year the leading sources were No. 1 United Kingdom, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Russia, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Mexico. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Baltimore, Md., No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of Chester, Penn. and No. 5 Port Laredo.

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 United Kingdom, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Russia, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Japan. 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..

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:

  • Port of Newark fell 8.1 percent compared to last year to $26.31 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. fell 21.93 percent compared to last year to $13.75 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 32.51 percent compared to last year to $7.42 million.
  • Port of Chester, Penn. fell 7.29 percent compared to last year to $7.3 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 19.74 percent compared to last year to $7.05 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 decreased $8.31 million, 21.43 percent, (28.37 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada decreased $4.76 million, 27.18 percent, (11.88 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Russia decreased $5.65 million, 34.13 percent, (10.16 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Japan increased $850,362, 10.12 percent, (8.61 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Mexico decreased $2.63 million, 22.42 percent, (8.48 percent market share).

All totaled, 67.5 percent of all these Nickel Waste and Scrap imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $72.47 million of the $107.37 million total.

All totaled, 57.58 percent of all these Nickel Waste and Scrap imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $61.82 million of the $107.37 million total