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

Imports: Nickel powders, flakes

Nickel powders, flakes, the No. 772 import by value totaled $10.3 million for the month of December, $140.08 million through December 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$87.78 M
2United Kingdom$16.45 M
3Finland$7.47 M
4South Africa$6.17 M
5Australia$5.09 M
6Germany$4.96 M
7Belgium$4.44 M
8China$2.58 M
9Japan$1.62 M
10Russia$1.22 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $140.08 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $34,181,452
2Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $25,130,672
3Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. $18,949,223
4Port of Baltimore, Md. $14,143,634
5Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $9,266,906
6Chicago O’Hare International Airport $6,787,818
7Port of Philadelphia $5,258,124
8Port of Newark $4,419,120
9Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $4,289,387
10Port of Los Angeles $2,788,440

U.S. imports of Nickel powders, flakes increased 52.51 percent through December to $140.08 million

U.S. imports of Nickel powders, flakes increased 52.51 percent from $91.85 million to $140.08 million in 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 772 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 837 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 December 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 Germany 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 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. and No. 5 Port of Baltimore, Md..

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $87,783,696
2United Kingdom $16,451,058
3Finland $7,468,396
4South Africa $6,172,559
5Australia $5,090,183
6Germany $4,961,702
7Belgium $4,439,054
8China $2,577,897
9Japan $1,617,935
10Russia $1,218,266

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $8,468,803
2Buffalo $6,169,826
3Great Falls, Mont. $5,059,225
4Baltimore $3,443,499
5Chicago $2,084,811
6Pembina, N.D. $1,970,674
7Philadelphia $1,169,025
8Atlanta/Savannah $1,073,869
9Houston $596,070
10New York City $583,377

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 27.43 percent compared to last year to $34.18 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 53.85 percent compared to last year to $25.13 million.
  • Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. rose 53.59 percent compared to last year to $18.95 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. rose 174.88 percent compared to last year to $14.14 million.
  • Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. rose 18.46 percent compared to last year to $9.27 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 $24.74 million, 39.24 percent, (62.67 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 United Kingdom increased $8.12 million, 97.42 percent, (11.74 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Finland increased $6.73 million, 909.06 percent, (5.33 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 South Africa increased $2.3 million, 59.36 percent, (4.41 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Australia increased $1.43 million, 39.17 percent, (3.63 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 87.78 percent of all these Nickel powders, flakes imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $122.97 million of the $140.08 million total.

All totaled, 72.58 percent of all these Nickel powders, flakes imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $101.67 million of the $140.08 million total