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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through October 2018.

Imports: Stainless steel wire

Stainless steel wire, the No. 665 import by value totaled $19.59 million for the month of October, $191.45 million through October of 2018, and $224.47 million for all of 2017, 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$56.76 M
2South Korea$29.19 M
3China$27.49 M
4Germany$13.18 M
5Japan$12.85 M
6Canada$11.2 M
7Taiwan$8.5 M
8Italy$6.49 M
9Sweden$5.26 M
10France$4.41 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $191.45 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $35,031,352
2Port of Los Angeles $30,813,176
3Port of Virginia $23,332,133
4Port of Long Beach $14,615,941
5Port of Houston $13,957,553
6Port of Savannah, Ga. $10,316,406
7Port of New York $8,747,546
8Port of Ogdensburg, N.Y. $7,553,046
9Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $6,437,882
10Port of Charleston $5,508,964

U.S. imports of Stainless steel wire increased 3.28 percent through October to $191.45 million

U.S. imports of Stainless steel wire increased 3.28 percent from $185.37 million to $191.45 million 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 665 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 653 for the last full year with a total value of $224.47 million, a $39.54 million, 21.38 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October 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 Newark, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Virginia, No. 4 Port of Long Beach 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 Canada and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Long Beach, No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 Port of Houston.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1India $56,763,320
2South Korea $29,190,578
3China $27,490,957
4Germany $13,183,312
5Japan $12,849,284
6Canada $11,203,244
7Taiwan $8,495,748
8Italy $6,489,685
9Sweden $5,255,787
10France $4,408,047

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Chicago $7,910,400
2New York City $6,559,863
3Cleveland $3,049,559
4Dallas $2,559,014
5Atlanta/Savannah $2,531,650
6Houston $2,503,633
7Detroit $2,075,552
8Los Angeles $1,649,258
9Laredo $1,618,805
10Ogdensburg, N.Y. $1,507,443

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 Newark fell 3.85 percent compared to last year to $35.03 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 8.78 percent compared to last year to $30.81 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 53.14 percent compared to last year to $23.33 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 10.9 percent compared to last year to $14.62 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 33.54 percent compared to last year to $13.96 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 increased $5.73 million, 11.22 percent, (29.65 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 South Korea decreased $7.82 million, 21.13 percent, (15.25 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China increased $407,855, 1.51 percent, (14.36 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany increased $4.88 million, 58.83 percent, (6.89 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Japan increased $2.47 million, 23.8 percent, (6.71 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 72.85 percent of all these Stainless steel wire imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $139.48 million of the $191.45 million total.

All totaled, 61.51 percent of all these Stainless steel wire imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $117.75 million of the $191.45 million total