Current data is through December 2019.

Imports: Tin, unwrought

Tin, unwrought, the No. 419 import by value totaled $53.64 million for the month of December, $673.17 million through December of 2019, and $756.93 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

RankCountry2019
1Peru$154.67 M
2Malaysia$137.14 M
3Bolivia$115.12 M
4Indonesia$93.13 M
5Brazil$58.46 M
6China$27.42 M
7Poland$22.4 M
8Russia$17.32 M
9Thailand$12.15 M
10Estonia$10.22 M
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U.S. imports of Tin, unwrought decreased 11.07 percent through December 2019 to $673.17 million

U.S. imports of Tin, unwrought decreased 11.07 percent from $756.93 million to $673.17 million in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 419 in 2019 among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 409 for the last full year with a total value of $756.93 million, a $51.55 million, 7.31 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through December 2019 the leading sources were No. 1 Peru, No. 2 Malaysia, No. 3 Bolivia, No. 4 Indonesia and No. 5 Brazil. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Baltimore, Md., No. 2 Port of New Orleans, No. 3 Port of Virginia, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Port of Oakland, Calif..

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 Indonesia, No. 2 Malaysia, No. 3 Peru, No. 4 Bolivia and No. 5 Brazil. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Baltimore, Md., No. 2 Port of New Orleans, No. 3 Port of Mobile, Ala., No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five in 2019 were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Baltimore, Md. fell 15 percent to $531.48 million.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 25.6 percent to $36.97 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 4603.16 percent to $25.71 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 62.83 percent to $23.4 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 33.84 percent to $15.65 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 Peru increased $14.92 million, 10.68 percent, (22.98 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Malaysia decreased $21.2 million, 13.39 percent, (20.37 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Bolivia decreased $14.53 million, 11.21 percent, (17.1 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Indonesia decreased $96.38 million, 50.86 percent, (13.83 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Brazil increased $1.53 million, 2.7 percent, (8.68 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 82.97 percent of all these Tin, unwrought imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets in 2019. That is equal to $558.52 million of the $673.17 million total.

All totaled, 94.06 percent of all these Tin, unwrought imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports in 2019. That is equal to $633.21 million of the $673.17 million total.