Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through February 2020.

Imports: Refined copper, alloys, unwrought

Refined copper, alloys, unwrought, the No. 116 import by value totaled $205.75 million for the month of February, $594.2 million through February of 2020, and $4.1 billion for all of 2019, 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$318.55 M
2Canada$163.46 M
3Mexico$67.29 M
4Peru$29.14 M
5Germany$3.4 M
6Japan$3.18 M
7Spain$2.74 M
8Israel$2.49 M
9Bolivia$1.6 M
10China$796,275
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $594.2 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Panama City, Fla. $234,671,491
2Highgate Springs Alburg, Vt. $54,763,278
3Port of Houston $42,372,018
4Douglas-Agua Prieta Border Crossing, Ariz. $39,945,976
5Port of New York $37,860,065
6Port of New Orleans $32,681,849
7Trout River, NY Border Crossing $26,828,744
8Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $25,449,920
9Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. $24,138,795
10Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $16,181,721

U.S. imports of Refined copper, alloys, unwrought increased 1.75 percent through February to $594.2 million

U.S. imports of Refined copper, alloys, unwrought increased 1.75 percent from $583.96 million to $594.2 million through the first two months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 116 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 122 for the last full year with a total value of $4.1 billion, a $942.14 million, 18.68 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Chile, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Peru and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Panama City, Fla., No. 2 Highgate Springs Alburg, Vt., No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 Douglas-Agua Prieta 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 Peru and No. 5 Bolivia. 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 Highgate Springs Alburg, Vt..

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Chile $318,550,338
2Canada $163,462,661
3Mexico $67,287,587
4Peru $29,140,841
5Germany $3,398,916
6Japan $3,182,974
7Spain $2,744,867
8Israel $2,487,882
9Bolivia $1,604,201
10China $796,275

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Jacksonville/Tampa $111,569,769
2Boston $52,263,727
3Phoenix/Nogales $47,270,240
4New Orleans $43,914,986
5Ogdensburg, N.Y. $35,959,802
6St. Albans, Vt. $26,633,805
7Detroit $18,472,942
8New York City $17,564,626
9Houston $8,097,382
10Buffalo $4,300,958

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Panama City, Fla. fell 0.04 percent compared to last year to $234.67 million.
  • Highgate Springs Alburg, Vt. rose 82.96 percent compared to last year to $54.76 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 489.71 percent compared to last year to $42.37 million.
  • Douglas-Agua Prieta Border Crossing, Ariz. rose 141.21 percent compared to last year to $39.95 million.
  • Port of New York fell 15.34 percent compared to last year to $37.86 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 $45.8 million, 12.57 percent, (53.61 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada increased $39.39 million, 31.75 percent, (27.51 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico increased $508,740, 0.76 percent, (11.32 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Peru increased $16.83 million, 136.74 percent, (4.9 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany increased $1.21 million, 55.55 percent, (0.57 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 97.92 percent of all these Refined copper, alloys, unwrought imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $581.84 million of the $594.2 million total.

All totaled, 68.94 percent of all these Refined copper, alloys, unwrought imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $409.61 million of the $594.2 million total