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

Imports: Nickel powders, flakes

Nickel powders, flakes, the No. 770 import by value totaled $12.28 million for the month of October, $119.69 million through October of 2018, and $91.85 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
1Canada$75.4 M
2United Kingdom$14.28 M
3Finland$6.27 M
4South Africa$4.82 M
5Australia$4.45 M
6Belgium$3.96 M
7Germany$3.92 M
8China$2.51 M
9Japan$1.38 M
10France$943,086
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $119.69 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $29,663,681
2Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $21,769,326
3Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. $16,371,111
4Port of Baltimore, Md. $11,222,632
5Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $8,074,169
6Chicago O’Hare International Airport $5,934,419
7Port of Philadelphia $4,614,912
8Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $3,723,966
9Port of Newark $3,556,619
10Port of Los Angeles $2,763,450

U.S. imports of Nickel powders, flakes increased 61.11 percent through October to $119.69 million

U.S. imports of Nickel powders, flakes increased 61.11 percent from $74.29 million to $119.69 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 770 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 844 for the last full year with a total value of $91.85 million, a $14.9 million, 19.37 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 United Kingdom, No. 3 Finland, No. 4 South Africa and No. 5 Australia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 3 Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont., No. 4 Port of Baltimore, Md. and No. 5 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 United Kingdom, No. 3 South Africa, No. 4 Australia and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 3 Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont., No. 4 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. and No. 5 Port of Baltimore, Md..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $75,403,781
2United Kingdom $14,277,632
3Finland $6,273,065
4South Africa $4,821,642
5Australia $4,446,971
6Belgium $3,962,944
7Germany $3,923,741
8China $2,507,307
9Japan $1,383,798
10France $943,086

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $6,086,775
2Buffalo $4,884,205
3Great Falls, Mont. $3,704,425
4Baltimore $1,999,511
5Pembina, N.D. $1,351,881
6Chicago $1,264,880
7Philadelphia $753,102
8Los Angeles $508,811
9Atlanta/Savannah $405,911
10Houston $290,602

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 Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 37.68 percent compared to last year to $29.66 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 67.18 percent compared to last year to $21.77 million.
  • Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. rose 61.17 percent compared to last year to $16.37 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. rose 154.02 percent compared to last year to $11.22 million.
  • Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. rose 23.31 percent compared to last year to $8.07 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 Canada increased $23.44 million, 45.11 percent, (63 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 United Kingdom increased $8.75 million, 158.49 percent, (11.93 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Finland increased $5.59 million, 816.45 percent, (5.24 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 South Africa increased $1.63 million, 51.25 percent, (4.03 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Australia increased $1.44 million, 47.95 percent, (3.72 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 87.91 percent of all these Nickel powders, flakes imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $105.22 million of the $119.69 million total.

All totaled, 72.77 percent of all these Nickel powders, flakes imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $87.1 million of the $119.69 million total