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

Imports: Refined copper, alloys, unwrought

Refined copper, alloys, unwrought, the No. 125 import by value totaled $262.12 million for the month of March, $846.08 million through March of 2019, and $5.04 billion 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
1Chile$524.21 M
2Canada$191.25 M
3Mexico$92.5 M
4Peru$15.52 M
5Bolivia$7.2 M
6Japan$7.1 M
7Germany$2.75 M
8Israel$2.14 M
9China$1.56 M
10South Korea$385,163
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $846.08 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Panama City, Fla. $356,708,821
2Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $63,355,722
3Port of New York $61,853,763
4Port of New London, Conn. $60,804,369
5Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. $60,378,879
6Port of New Orleans $59,556,495
7Highgate Springs Alburg, Vt. $44,480,519
8Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $39,764,289
9Douglas-Agua Prieta Border Crossing, Ariz. $23,606,723
10Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $16,222,345

U.S. imports of Refined copper, alloys, unwrought decreased 48.89 percent through March to $846.08 million

U.S. imports of Refined copper, alloys, unwrought decreased 48.89 percent from $1.66 billion to $846.08 million through the first three 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 125 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 69 for the last full year with a total value of $5.04 billion, a $39 million, 0.77 percent decreased from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Chile, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Peru and No. 5 Bolivia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Panama City, Fla., No. 2 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y., No. 3 Port of New York, No. 4 Port of New London, Conn. and No. 5 Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Chile, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Belgium and No. 5 Peru. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Panama City, Fla., No. 2 Port of New Orleans, No. 3 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y., No. 4 Highgate Springs Alburg, Vt. and No. 5 Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz..

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Chile $524,207,332
2Canada $191,252,955
3Mexico $92,495,615
4Peru $15,517,580
5Bolivia $7,204,026
6Japan $7,098,380
7Germany $2,746,166
8Israel $2,136,986
9China $1,562,210
10South Korea $385,163

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Jacksonville/Tampa $669,712,993
2New Orleans $348,300,379
3Ogdensburg, N.Y. $181,758,620
4St. Albans, Vt. $114,596,303
5Phoenix/Nogales $109,729,100
6Detroit $97,397,343
7New York City $76,236,401
8Houston $57,612,890
9Baltimore $24,632,068
10Buffalo $19,436,052

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first three months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Panama City, Fla. fell 38.65 percent compared to last year to $356.71 million.
  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. fell 51.31 percent compared to last year to $63.36 million.
  • Port of New York rose 13.97 percent compared to last year to $61.85 million.
  • Port of New London, Conn. totaled $60.8 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. fell 37.99 percent compared to last year to $60.38 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 Chile decreased $530.23 million, 50.29 percent, (61.96 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada decreased $178.68 million, 48.3 percent, (22.6 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico decreased $13.31 million, 12.58 percent, (10.93 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Peru decreased $5.97 million, 27.78 percent, (1.83 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Bolivia increased $5 million, 226.42 percent, (0.85 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 98.18 percent of all these Refined copper, alloys, unwrought imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $830.68 million of the $846.08 million total.

All totaled, 71.28 percent of all these Refined copper, alloys, unwrought imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $603.1 million of the $846.08 million total