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

Imports: Nickel bars, rods, wire

Nickel bars, rods, wire, the No. 548 import by value totaled $31.59 million for the month of October, $311.1 million through October of 2018, and $316.32 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
1Germany$65.25 M
2Australia$62.55 M
3France$51.8 M
4United Kingdom$32.22 M
5Sweden$26.85 M
6Italy$23.46 M
7Brazil$10.15 M
8Austria$9.48 M
9Costa Rica$5.89 M
10China$5.42 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $311.1 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $156,262,159
2Port of Houston $32,091,734
3Port of Charleston $17,127,021
4Port of Virginia $16,568,416
5Port of Chester, Penn. $13,103,960
6Philadelphia International Airport $9,016,607
7Port of Savannah, Ga. $8,058,859
8Port of Los Angeles $7,825,405
9Port of New Orleans $5,273,556
10Los Angeles International Airport $4,542,730

U.S. imports of Nickel bars, rods, wire increased 21.11 percent through October to $311.1 million

U.S. imports of Nickel bars, rods, wire increased 21.11 percent from $256.87 million to $311.1 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 548 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 573 for the last full year with a total value of $316.32 million, a $94.45 million, 42.57 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Australia, No. 3 France, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 Sweden. 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..

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

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Germany $65,252,782
2Australia $62,554,255
3France $51,800,558
4United Kingdom $32,215,131
5Sweden $26,850,477
6Italy $23,459,543
7Brazil $10,149,406
8Austria $9,476,026
9Costa Rica $5,893,769
10China $5,420,938

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $23,101,317
2Houston $11,158,466
3Philadelphia $5,393,567
4Charleston $3,081,899
5Chicago $2,999,432
6Cleveland $2,603,268
7San Francisco $2,217,326
8Atlanta/Savannah $2,056,907
9Norfolk $1,527,992
10New Orleans $1,426,604

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 51.18 percent compared to last year to $156.26 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 1.34 percent compared to last year to $32.09 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 98.4 percent compared to last year to $17.13 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 38.35 percent compared to last year to $16.57 million.
  • Port of Chester, Penn. rose 6.71 percent compared to last year to $13.1 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 $15.03 million, 29.94 percent, (20.97 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Australia increased $27.32 million, 77.55 percent, (20.11 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 France increased $8.13 million, 18.62 percent, (16.65 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 United Kingdom increased $1.72 million, 5.65 percent, (10.36 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Sweden increased $1.96 million, 7.88 percent, (8.63 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 76.72 percent of all these Nickel bars, rods, wire imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $238.67 million of the $311.1 million total.

All totaled, 75.59 percent of all these Nickel bars, rods, wire imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $235.15 million of the $311.1 million total