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

Imports: Stainless steel wire

Stainless steel wire, the No. 683 import by value totaled $14.63 million for the month of August, $142.07 million through August 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$38 M
2South Korea$26.91 M
3China$20.87 M
4Germany$9.93 M
5Japan$7.57 M
6Canada$7.31 M
7Taiwan$6.92 M
8France$4.5 M
9Switzerland$4.38 M
10Sweden$3.43 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $142.07 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $31,296,556
2Port of Newark $27,755,182
3Port of Houston $12,884,406
4Port of Virginia $12,814,209
5Port of Savannah, Ga. $7,711,462
6Port of New York $6,171,761
7Port of Long Beach $6,163,113
8Port of Ogdensburg, N.Y. $4,699,431
9Port of Baltimore, Md. $4,480,609
10Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $4,362,143

U.S. imports of Stainless steel wire decreased 7.93 percent through August to $142.07 million

U.S. imports of Stainless steel wire decreased 7.93 percent from $154.31 million to $142.07 million through the first eight 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 683 through August among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 666 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 August 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 Houston, No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

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 Germany. 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 – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1India $37,999,064
2South Korea $26,909,122
3China $20,865,436
4Germany $9,931,434
5Japan $7,569,059
6Canada $7,314,746
7Taiwan $6,915,454
8France $4,498,397
9Switzerland $4,375,000
10Sweden $3,428,861

January – August 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 eight months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles rose 25.71 percent compared to last year to $31.3 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 3.02 percent compared to last year to $27.76 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 20.69 percent compared to last year to $12.88 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 28.89 percent compared to last year to $12.81 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 2.29 percent compared to last year to $7.71 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 $6.44 million, 14.49 percent, (26.75 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 South Korea increased $1.62 million, 6.4 percent, (18.94 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China decreased $1.58 million, 7.03 percent, (14.69 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany increased $47,675, 0.48 percent, (6.99 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Japan decreased $2.85 million, 27.33 percent, (5.33 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 72.69 percent of all these Stainless steel wire imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $103.27 million of the $142.07 million total.

All totaled, 65.08 percent of all these Stainless steel wire imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $92.46 million of the $142.07 million total