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

Imports: Refined copper, alloys, unwrought

Refined copper, alloys, unwrought, the No. 112 import by value totaled $416.17 million for the month of July, $2.37 billion through July 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$1.51 B
2Canada$499.6 M
3Mexico$275.24 M
4Peru$18.73 M
5Japan$17.01 M
6Belgium$14.8 M
7Bolivia$8.45 M
8Germany$7.76 M
9Israel$5.3 M
10Zambia$4.4 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $2.37 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Panama City, Fla. $853,568,996
2Port of New Orleans $245,346,436
3Port of New London, Conn. $197,898,104
4Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. $163,960,443
5Port of New York $158,205,613
6Highgate Springs Alburg, Vt. $149,245,644
7Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $135,653,336
8Port of Houston $103,911,371
9Douglas-Agua Prieta Border Crossing, Ariz. $89,317,144
10Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $74,382,288

U.S. imports of Refined copper, alloys, unwrought decreased 30.46 percent through July to $2.37 billion

U.S. imports of Refined copper, alloys, unwrought decreased 30.46 percent from $3.41 billion to $2.37 billion 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 112 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 82 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 July of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Chile, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Peru and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Panama City, Fla., No. 2 Port of New Orleans, No. 3 Port of New London, Conn., No. 4 Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. and No. 5 Port of New York.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Chile, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Zambia and No. 5 Belgium. 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 – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Chile $1,511,641,177
2Canada $499,598,644
3Mexico $275,235,737
4Peru $18,728,421
5Japan $17,009,117
6Belgium $14,800,812
7Bolivia $8,454,026
8Germany $7,758,051
9Israel $5,298,109
10Zambia $4,403,772

January – July 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 seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Panama City, Fla. fell 33.38 percent compared to last year to $853.57 million.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 67.51 percent compared to last year to $245.35 million.
  • Port of New London, Conn. totaled $197.9 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. fell 28.43 percent compared to last year to $163.96 million.
  • Port of New York rose 10.88 percent compared to last year to $158.21 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 $576.9 million, 27.62 percent, (63.79 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada decreased $277 million, 35.67 percent, (21.08 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico increased $16.24 million, 6.27 percent, (11.61 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Peru decreased $30.17 million, 61.7 percent, (0.79 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Japan decreased $4.71 million, 21.7 percent, (0.72 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 97.99 percent of all these Refined copper, alloys, unwrought imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $2.32 billion of the $2.37 billion total.

All totaled, 68.31 percent of all these Refined copper, alloys, unwrought imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $1.62 billion of the $2.37 billion total