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

Imports: Nickel bars, rods, wire

Nickel bars, rods, wire, the No. 528 import by value totaled $33.97 million for the month of March, $98.97 million through March of 2019, and $371.61 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
1Germany$24.45 M
2Australia$19.5 M
3France$13.87 M
4Sweden$8.52 M
5United Kingdom$8.21 M
6Italy$7.84 M
7Austria$5.02 M
8Brazil$2.94 M
9China$2.33 M
10Japan$1.8 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $98.97 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $52,246,463
2Port of Houston $14,990,887
3Port of Chester, Penn. $5,261,972
4Port of Virginia $4,455,802
5Port of Charleston $3,388,344
6Port of Savannah, Ga. $2,691,524
7Port of Los Angeles $1,715,763
8Los Angeles International Airport $1,496,985
9Port of New York $1,327,214
10John F. Kennedy International Airport $1,174,187

U.S. imports of Nickel bars, rods, wire increased 13.95 percent through March to $98.97 million

U.S. imports of Nickel bars, rods, wire increased 13.95 percent from $86.85 million to $98.97 million through the first three 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 528 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 556 for the last full year with a total value of $371.61 million, a $55.29 million, 17.48 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Australia, No. 3 France, No. 4 Sweden and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Houston, No. 3 Port of Chester, Penn., No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 Port of Charleston.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 France, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 Italy and No. 5 Australia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Houston, No. 3 Port of Charleston, No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 Port of Chester, Penn..

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Germany $24,450,840
2Australia $19,495,109
3France $13,870,028
4Sweden $8,516,035
5United Kingdom $8,211,225
6Italy $7,843,190
7Austria $5,019,021
8Brazil $2,940,940
9China $2,329,753
10Japan $1,800,610

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $57,562,242
2Houston $17,287,654
3Philadelphia $9,958,038
4Charleston $4,928,598
5Cleveland $4,559,011
6Chicago $4,223,858
7Atlanta/Savannah $3,370,411
8Los Angeles $3,369,896
9San Francisco $3,357,524
10Norfolk $2,656,793

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark rose 40.82 percent compared to last year to $52.25 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 19.49 percent compared to last year to $14.99 million.
  • Port of Chester, Penn. rose 88.34 percent compared to last year to $5.26 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 10.27 percent compared to last year to $4.46 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 20.6 percent compared to last year to $3.39 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 Germany increased $4.47 million, 22.37 percent, (24.71 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Australia increased $9.68 million, 98.68 percent, (19.7 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 France increased $1.15 million, 9.03 percent, (14.01 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Sweden decreased $736,991, 7.96 percent, (8.6 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 United Kingdom decreased $2.63 million, 24.23 percent, (8.3 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 75.32 percent of all these Nickel bars, rods, wire imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $74.54 million of the $98.97 million total.

All totaled, 81.18 percent of all these Nickel bars, rods, wire imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $80.34 million of the $98.97 million total