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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through October 2018.

Imports: Nickel Waste and Scrap

Nickel Waste and Scrap, the No. 585 import by value totaled $27.02 million for the month of October, $273.31 million through October of 2018, and $214.25 million for all of 2017, 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$73.97 M
2Canada$26.37 M
3Russia$24.76 M
4China$24.26 M
5Germany$23.71 M
6Mexico$21.41 M
7Japan$17.61 M
8Singapore$11.16 M
9France$9.55 M
10Italy$8.84 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $273.31 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $69,191,676
2Port of Baltimore, Md. $34,604,842
3Port of Los Angeles $25,544,188
4Port Laredo $16,455,214
5Port of Virginia $15,252,567
6Port of Chester, Penn. $14,245,286
7Chicago O’Hare International Airport $13,639,382
8Port of Houston $12,905,914
9Port of Wilmington, N.C. $11,941,592
10Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $11,138,670

U.S. imports of Nickel Waste and Scrap increased 64.74 percent through October to $273.31 million

U.S. imports of Nickel Waste and Scrap increased 64.74 percent from $165.9 million to $273.31 million through the first 10 months of 2018 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 585 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 675 for the last full year with a total value of $214.25 million, a $71.28 million, 49.86 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 United Kingdom, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Russia, No. 4 China and No. 5 Germany. 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 Virginia.

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

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1United Kingdom $73,971,826
2Canada $26,367,633
3Russia $24,756,229
4China $24,255,720
5Germany $23,706,804
6Mexico $21,410,373
7Japan $17,613,233
8Singapore $11,163,561
9France $9,550,461
10Italy $8,838,449

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $8,285,608
2Baltimore $7,299,527
3Chicago $3,872,985
4Philadelphia $3,782,477
5Cleveland $3,611,026
6Laredo $2,793,842
7Wilmington $2,705,587
8Los Angeles $2,290,171
9Houston $2,189,451
10Buffalo $1,933,571

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark rose 62.83 percent compared to last year to $69.19 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. rose 151.32 percent compared to last year to $34.6 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 76.42 percent compared to last year to $25.54 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 49.61 percent compared to last year to $16.46 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 38.92 percent compared to last year to $15.25 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 $39.18 million, 112.63 percent, (27.06 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada increased $4.15 million, 18.7 percent, (9.65 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Russia increased $14.12 million, 132.69 percent, (9.06 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 China increased $9.95 million, 69.6 percent, (8.87 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany increased $6.98 million, 41.75 percent, (8.67 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 63.32 percent of all these Nickel Waste and Scrap imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $173.06 million of the $273.31 million total.

All totaled, 58.92 percent of all these Nickel Waste and Scrap imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $161.05 million of the $273.31 million total