Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through March 2020.

Imports: Wire, rods for soldering

Wire, rods for soldering, the No. 715 import by value totaled $14.09 million for the month of March, $40.89 million through March of 2020, and $190.4 million for all of 2019, 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$7.72 M
2Japan$5.85 M
3South Korea$4.15 M
4China$3.6 M
5Mexico$3.47 M
6Taiwan$3.4 M
7India$2.04 M
8Italy$1.5 M
9Romania$1.22 M
10France$820,232
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January – March 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $40.89 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $4,875,891
2Port of Newark $3,860,677
3Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $3,740,267
4Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $3,178,739
5Port of Houston $3,098,622
6Port Laredo $3,049,462
7Port of Long Beach $2,571,206
8Port of Tacoma, Wash. $2,539,162
9Port of Savannah, Ga. $2,163,385
10Chicago O’Hare International Airport $1,450,365

U.S. imports of Wire, rods for soldering decreased 18.39 percent through March to $40.89 million

U.S. imports of Wire, rods for soldering decreased 18.39 percent from $50.11 million to $40.89 million through the first three months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 715 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 685 for the last full year with a total value of $190.4 million, a $4.54 million, 2.44 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 China and No. 5 Mexico. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY and No. 5 Port of Houston.

In the last previous full year, theleading 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 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Port of Newark.

January – March 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $7,717,198
2Japan $5,848,997
3South Korea $4,152,065
4China $3,597,515
5Mexico $3,474,892
6Taiwan $3,401,954
7India $2,041,864
8Italy $1,501,236
9Romania $1,221,102
10France $820,232

January – March 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Houston $3,728,787
2Chicago $2,090,109
3Cleveland $1,675,727
4Los Angeles $1,162,603
5Laredo $1,128,380
6Buffalo $1,058,311
7Detroit $821,438
8Atlanta/Savannah $536,115
9Wilmington $532,045
10Charleston $320,480

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 fell 44.37 percent compared to last year to $4.88 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 24.4 percent compared to last year to $3.86 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 15.87 percent compared to last year to $3.74 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 24.28 percent compared to last year to $3.18 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 47.88 percent compared to last year to $3.1 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 $135,305, 1.78 percent, (18.87 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Japan decreased $1.3 million, 18.15 percent, (14.3 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 South Korea decreased $1.15 million, 21.74 percent, (10.15 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 China decreased $861,758, 19.33 percent, (8.8 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Mexico decreased $821,628, 19.12 percent, (8.5 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 60.63 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 $24.79 million of the $40.89 million total.

All totaled, 45.86 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 $18.75 million of the $40.89 million total