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

Imports: Wire, rods for soldering

Wire, rods for soldering, the No. 701 import by value totaled $16.31 million for the month of July, $113.6 million through July 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
1Japan$17.69 M
2Canada$17.28 M
3South Korea$13.2 M
4Taiwan$12.03 M
5China$11.8 M
6Mexico$9.77 M
7India$3.74 M
8Italy$3.1 M
9The Netherlands$3.1 M
10France$2.74 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $113.6 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $19,576,588
2Port of Houston $14,974,078
3Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $9,606,156
4Port Laredo $8,234,634
5Port of Newark $7,317,821
6Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $7,091,453
7Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $5,969,028
8Port of Long Beach $5,630,876
9Port of Savannah, Ga. $5,023,297
10Port of Tacoma, Wash. $3,984,188

U.S. imports of Wire, rods for soldering increased 9.39 percent through July to $113.6 million

U.S. imports of Wire, rods for soldering increased 9.39 percent from $103.85 million to $113.6 million through the first seven 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 701 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 721 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 July of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 Taiwan 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.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Mexico. 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 – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Japan $17,685,630
2Canada $17,284,061
3South Korea $13,196,557
4Taiwan $12,030,726
5China $11,802,826
6Mexico $9,769,665
7India $3,738,161
8Italy $3,104,488
9The Netherlands $3,097,276
10France $2,742,950

January – July 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 seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles rose 10.8 percent compared to last year to $19.58 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 49.82 percent compared to last year to $14.97 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 8.3 percent compared to last year to $9.61 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 8.45 percent compared to last year to $8.23 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 21.82 percent compared to last year to $7.32 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 Japan decreased $122,123, 0.69 percent, (15.57 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada increased $592,846, 3.55 percent, (15.21 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 South Korea increased $2.72 million, 25.93 percent, (11.62 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Taiwan increased $10.6 million, 741.73 percent, (10.59 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 China decreased $10.27 million, 46.52 percent, (10.39 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 63.38 percent of all these Wire, rods for soldering imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $72 million of the $113.6 million total.

All totaled, 52.56 percent of all these Wire, rods for soldering imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $59.71 million of the $113.6 million total