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

Imports: Stainless steel wire

Stainless steel wire, the No. 631 import by value totaled $18.23 million for the month of February, $41 million through February of 2019, and $222.2 million 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
1India$10.68 M
2South Korea$9.3 M
3China$6.46 M
4Germany$3.21 M
5Japan$2.2 M
6Canada$1.96 M
7Taiwan$1.81 M
8Sweden$853,590
9Switzerland$744,120
10Czech Republic$701,704
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $41 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $10,275,420
2Port of Newark $8,093,721
3Port of Virginia $4,129,733
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $2,548,927
5Port of Houston $2,235,705
6Port of New York $1,968,736
7Port of Long Beach $1,879,127
8Port of Baltimore, Md. $1,361,798
9Port of Ogdensburg, N.Y. $1,231,651
10Chicago O’Hare International Airport $1,159,240

U.S. imports of Stainless steel wire increased 3.22 percent through February to $41 million

U.S. imports of Stainless steel wire increased 3.22 percent from $39.72 million to $41 million through the first two 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 631 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 648 for the last full year with a total value of $222.2 million, a $2.26 million, 1.01 percent decreased from the 2017 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 India, No. 2 South Korea, No. 3 China, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Virginia, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Port of Houston.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 India, No. 2 South Korea, No. 3 China, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Virginia, No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1India $10,678,772
2South Korea $9,295,324
3China $6,462,674
4Germany $3,212,431
5Japan $2,197,512
6Canada $1,958,039
7Taiwan $1,813,100
8Sweden $853,590
9Switzerland $744,120
10Czech Republic $701,704

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Chicago $14,475,546
2New York City $10,781,791
3Cleveland $5,384,584
4Houston $4,638,347
5Atlanta/Savannah $4,086,176
6Detroit $3,511,463
7Dallas $3,414,416
8Laredo $3,091,415
9Los Angeles $2,857,783
10Ogdensburg, N.Y. $2,846,460

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 Los Angeles rose 52.58 percent compared to last year to $10.28 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 17.1 percent compared to last year to $8.09 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 3.52 percent compared to last year to $4.13 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 2.49 percent compared to last year to $2.55 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 4.9 percent compared to last year to $2.24 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 India decreased $669,201, 5.9 percent, (26.05 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 South Korea increased $2.41 million, 35.06 percent, (22.67 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China decreased $333,253, 4.9 percent, (15.76 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany increased $1.1 million, 51.89 percent, (7.84 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Japan decreased $537,877, 19.66 percent, (5.36 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 77.68 percent of all these Stainless steel wire imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $31.85 million of the $41 million total.

All totaled, 66.55 percent of all these Stainless steel wire imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $27.28 million of the $41 million total