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

Imports: Wire, rods for soldering

Wire, rods for soldering, the No. 685 import by value totaled $17.53 million for the month of March, $50.11 million through March of 2019, and $185.85 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
1Canada$7.58 M
2Taiwan$7.23 M
3Japan$7.15 M
4South Korea$5.31 M
5China$4.46 M
6Mexico$4.3 M
7The Netherlands$1.73 M
8Italy$1.53 M
9Austria$1.48 M
10India$1.19 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $50.11 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $8,765,046
2Port of Houston $5,945,446
3Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $5,518,893
4Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $4,446,001
5Port Laredo $3,491,202
6Port of Newark $3,103,469
7Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $2,557,781
8Port of Long Beach $2,409,625
9Port of Savannah, Ga. $1,702,071
10Port of Charleston $1,452,062

U.S. imports of Wire, rods for soldering increased 22.05 percent through March to $50.11 million

U.S. imports of Wire, rods for soldering increased 22.05 percent from $41.05 million to $50.11 million through the first three 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 685 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 729 for the last full year with a total value of $185.85 million, a $13.86 million, 8.06 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Taiwan, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Houston, No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port Laredo.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Houston, No. 3 Port of Long Beach, No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port Laredo.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $7,581,893
2Taiwan $7,230,443
3Japan $7,146,133
4South Korea $5,305,592
5China $4,459,273
6Mexico $4,296,520
7The Netherlands $1,732,274
8Italy $1,529,329
9Austria $1,476,034
10India $1,193,140

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Houston $14,457,260
2Chicago $7,512,715
3Los Angeles $6,733,894
4Detroit $5,720,723
5Laredo $4,812,719
6Cleveland $4,385,334
7Buffalo $3,051,705
8New York City $1,792,698
9Atlanta/Savannah $1,771,647
10Charleston $1,730,359

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first three months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles rose 56.5 percent compared to last year to $8.77 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 82.89 percent compared to last year to $5.95 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 1186.34 percent compared to last year to $5.52 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 12.2 percent compared to last year to $4.45 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 1.85 percent compared to last year to $3.49 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 Canada increased $767,006, 11.25 percent, (15.13 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Taiwan increased $6.75 million, 1396.52 percent, (14.43 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan decreased $1.02 million, 12.53 percent, (14.26 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 South Korea increased $1.44 million, 37.35 percent, (10.59 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 China decreased $3.83 million, 46.18 percent, (8.9 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 63.31 percent of all these Wire, rods for soldering imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $31.72 million of the $50.11 million total.

All totaled, 56.21 percent of all these Wire, rods for soldering imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $28.17 million of the $50.11 million total