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

Imports: Nickel Waste and Scrap

Nickel Waste and Scrap, the No. 598 import by value totaled $29.3 million for the month of August, $206.47 million through August 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$57.78 M
2Russia$29.35 M
3Canada$26.43 M
4Mexico$19.29 M
5Japan$15.67 M
6Germany$13.33 M
7Singapore$9.01 M
8France$7.79 M
9Italy$7.15 M
10South Korea$5.13 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $206.47 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $47,051,487
2Port of Baltimore, Md. $31,713,020
3Port of Los Angeles $17,870,876
4Port Laredo $14,427,467
5Port of Chester, Penn. $12,688,224
6Port of Mobile, Ala. $9,836,634
7Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $9,093,315
8Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $7,972,313
9Port of Virginia $7,877,596
10Chicago O’Hare International Airport $7,762,470

U.S. imports of Nickel Waste and Scrap decreased 6.29 percent through August to $206.47 million

U.S. imports of Nickel Waste and Scrap decreased 6.29 percent from $220.32 million to $206.47 million through the first eight 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 598 through August among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 578 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 August of this year the leading sources were No. 1 United Kingdom, No. 2 Russia, No. 3 Canada, 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..

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 – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1United Kingdom $57,777,423
2Russia $29,345,023
3Canada $26,433,659
4Mexico $19,294,309
5Japan $15,671,072
6Germany $13,333,563
7Singapore $9,010,331
8France $7,792,065
9Italy $7,145,076
10South Korea $5,126,832

January – August 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 eight months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark fell 8.68 percent compared to last year to $47.05 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. rose 9.28 percent compared to last year to $31.71 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 17.83 percent compared to last year to $17.87 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 13.86 percent compared to last year to $14.43 million.
  • Port of Chester, Penn. rose 5.28 percent compared to last year to $12.69 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 $71,796, 0.12 percent, (27.98 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Russia increased $7.17 million, 32.31 percent, (14.21 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Canada increased $5.44 million, 25.89 percent, (12.8 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Mexico increased $2.7 million, 16.27 percent, (9.34 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Japan decreased $174,993, 1.1 percent, (7.59 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 71.93 percent of all these Nickel Waste and Scrap imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $148.52 million of the $206.47 million total.

All totaled, 59.94 percent of all these Nickel Waste and Scrap imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $123.75 million of the $206.47 million total