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

Imports: Nickel bars, rods, wire

Nickel bars, rods, wire, the No. 537 import by value totaled $34.33 million for the month of July, $228.64 million through July 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$50.36 M
2Australia$42.96 M
3France$36.65 M
4United Kingdom$22.77 M
5Sweden$21.75 M
6Italy$17.97 M
7Austria$8.4 M
8Brazil$7.53 M
9China$3.96 M
10Japan$3.39 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $228.64 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $121,387,372
2Port of Houston $30,927,215
3Port of Chester, Penn. $12,520,058
4Port of Charleston $10,931,901
5Port of Virginia $9,263,984
6Port of Savannah, Ga. $4,726,383
7Port of Boston $3,566,268
8Port of Los Angeles $3,498,874
9Los Angeles International Airport $3,281,338
10Chicago O’Hare International Airport $2,718,526

U.S. imports of Nickel bars, rods, wire increased 6.01 percent through July to $228.64 million

U.S. imports of Nickel bars, rods, wire increased 6.01 percent from $215.68 million to $228.64 million through the first seven 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 537 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 550 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 July 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 Chester, Penn., No. 4 Port of Charleston and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Australia, No. 2 Germany, 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 Charleston, No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 Port of Chester, Penn..

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Germany $50,357,817
2Australia $42,960,606
3France $36,652,500
4United Kingdom $22,770,141
5Sweden $21,745,828
6Italy $17,972,951
7Austria $8,396,789
8Brazil $7,528,536
9China $3,961,429
10Japan $3,385,410

January – July 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 seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark rose 13.48 percent compared to last year to $121.39 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 28.25 percent compared to last year to $30.93 million.
  • Port of Chester, Penn. rose 50.78 percent compared to last year to $12.52 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 14.43 percent compared to last year to $10.93 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 21.46 percent compared to last year to $9.26 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 $8.27 million, 19.64 percent, (22.02 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Australia decreased $1.04 million, 2.35 percent, (18.79 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 France increased $2.74 million, 8.08 percent, (16.03 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 United Kingdom increased $1.02 million, 4.68 percent, (9.96 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Sweden decreased $335,823, 1.52 percent, (9.51 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 76.32 percent of all these Nickel bars, rods, wire imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $174.49 million of the $228.64 million total.

All totaled, 80.93 percent of all these Nickel bars, rods, wire imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $185.03 million of the $228.64 million total