Total Trade: $1.53 billion
|1||Port of Charleston||$219,554,247|
|2||Port of Houston||$160,719,154|
|3||Los Angeles International Airport||$157,138,176|
|4||Port of Newark||$103,421,863|
|5||John F. Kennedy International Airport||$103,003,700|
|6||Miami International Airport||$82,292,911|
|7||Port of Los Angeles||$81,064,740|
|8||Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport||$77,057,935|
|9||Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY||$63,360,048|
|10||Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich.||$59,715,534|
U.S. imports of Scrap of precious metal increased 0.21 percent through October to $1.53 billion
U.S. imports of Scrap of precious metal increased 0.21 percent from $1.53 billion to $1.53 billion 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 217 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 197 for the last full year with a total value of $1.84 billion, a $265.86 million, 16.86 percent increase from the 2016 total.
Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 Singapore. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Charleston, No. 2 Port of Houston, No. 3 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 John F. Kennedy International Airport.
In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 Qatar and No. 5 Mexico. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Charleston, No. 2 Port of Houston, No. 3 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 4 Miami International Airport and No. 5 Los Angeles International Airport.
January – October 2018
|1||New York City||$56,613,665|
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 of Charleston rose 0.42 percent compared to last year to $219.55 million.
- Port of Houston fell 14.13 percent compared to last year to $160.72 million.
- Los Angeles International Airport rose 29.89 percent compared to last year to $157.14 million.
- Port of Newark fell 1.84 percent compared to last year to $103.42 million.
- John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 16.42 percent compared to last year to $103 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 Germany increased $5.68 million, 1.53 percent, (24.66 percent of all shipments).
- U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada increased $86.18 million, 36.65 percent, (20.96 percent market share).
- U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico increased $40.84 million, 41.83 percent, (9.03 percent market share).
- U.S. imports from No. 4 United Kingdom decreased $19.81 million, 15.19 percent, (7.22 percent market share).
- U.S. imports from No. 5 Singapore increased $23.71 million, 29.43 percent, (6.8 percent of all shipments).
All totaled, 68.66 percent of all these Scrap of precious metal imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $1.05 billion of the $1.53 billion total.
All totaled, 48.52 percent of all these Scrap of precious metal imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $743.84 million of the $1.53 billion total