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

Imports: Wires, ropes, stranded

Wires, ropes, stranded, the No. 319 import by value totaled $91.41 million for the month of March, $266.35 million through March of 2019, and $993.86 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
1China$57.37 M
2Vietnam$39.42 M
3South Korea$25.7 M
4Canada$16.85 M
5Germany$16.55 M
6United Kingdom$12.18 M
7Malaysia$9.42 M
8Spain$9.33 M
9Indonesia$8.49 M
10Mexico$8.27 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $266.35 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Savannah, Ga. $48,525,059
2Port of Los Angeles $36,101,698
3Port of Houston $28,851,168
4Port of Charleston $24,303,858
5Port of Newark $18,928,882
6Port of Virginia $18,211,352
7Port Miami $7,390,322
8Port Laredo $7,196,507
9Port of Corpus Christi, Texas $7,163,096
10Port of Long Beach $6,664,194

U.S. imports of Wires, ropes, stranded increased 26.72 percent through March to $266.35 million

U.S. imports of Wires, ropes, stranded increased 26.72 percent from $210.19 million to $266.35 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 319 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 374 for the last full year with a total value of $993.86 million, a $173.53 million, 21.15 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Vietnam, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 Port of Charleston and No. 5 Port of Newark.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 Vietnam and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 Port of Charleston and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $57,373,484
2Vietnam $39,421,866
3South Korea $25,701,748
4Canada $16,845,832
5Germany $16,552,352
6United Kingdom $12,177,774
7Malaysia $9,419,245
8Spain $9,330,635
9Indonesia $8,491,325
10Mexico $8,270,730

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Houston $31,646,429
2Atlanta/Savannah $31,017,979
3Charleston $25,771,352
4New Orleans $23,196,950
5Norfolk $21,883,270
6Los Angeles $19,167,993
7St. Louis $18,488,622
8New York City $18,315,913
9Portland, Maine $16,282,651
10Chicago $15,883,990

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 Savannah, Ga. rose 111.35 percent compared to last year to $48.53 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 21.9 percent compared to last year to $36.1 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 53.42 percent compared to last year to $28.85 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 64.71 percent compared to last year to $24.3 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 19.15 percent compared to last year to $18.93 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 China increased $37,272, 0.07 percent, (21.54 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Vietnam increased $21.24 million, 116.76 percent, (14.8 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 South Korea increased $3.27 million, 14.58 percent, (9.65 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Canada decreased $9.13 million, 35.15 percent, (6.32 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany increased $7.08 million, 74.77 percent, (6.21 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 58.53 percent of all these Wires, ropes, stranded imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $155.9 million of the $266.35 million total.

All totaled, 58.84 percent of all these Wires, ropes, stranded imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $156.71 million of the $266.35 million total