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

Imports: Nickel ores and concentrates

Nickel ores and concentrates, the No. 1220 import by value totaled $0 for the month of October, $116,319 through October of 2018, and $350,976 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
1China$94,637
2Canada$11,180
3Japan$6,020
4Turkey$4,482
5United Arab Emirates$0
6The Netherlands$0
7Spain$0
8Slovakia$0
9Peru$0
10Austria$0
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U.S. imports of Nickel ores and concentrates decreased 65.81 percent through October to $116,319

U.S. imports of Nickel ores and concentrates decreased 65.81 percent from $340,242 to $116,319 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 1220 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1214 for the last full year with a total value of $350,976, a $271,602, 342.18 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Turkey and No. 5 Serbia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D., No. 3 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 4 Anchorage International Airport, Alaska and No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 United Kingdom, No. 2 China, No. 3 Serbia, No. 4 Spain and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Chester, Penn., No. 2 Port of Philadelphia, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio and No. 5 Los Angeles International Airport.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $94,637
2Canada $11,180
3Japan $6,020
4Turkey $4,482
5Serbia $0
6Taiwan $0
7United Kingdom $0
8Spain $0
9Italy $0

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $88,000

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 193.15 percent compared to last year to $88,000.
  • Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. totaled $11,180. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 42.73 percent compared to last year to $6,637.
  • Anchorage International Airport, Alaska totaled $6,020. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. totaled $4,482. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

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 China increased $61,995, 189.92 percent, (81.36 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada increased $11,180, 0 percent, (9.61 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan decreased $2,876, 32.33 percent, (5.18 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Turkey increased $4,482, 0 percent, (3.85 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Taiwan decreased $6,944, 100 percent, (0 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 100 percent of all these Nickel ores and concentrates imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $116,319 of the $116,319 total.

All totaled, 100 percent of all these Nickel ores and concentrates imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $116,319 of the $116,319 total