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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through October 2018.

Imports: Wires, ropes, stranded

Wires, ropes, stranded, the No. 345 import by value totaled $94.34 million for the month of October, $820.37 million through October of 2018, and $820.33 million for all of 2017, 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$219.59 M
2Vietnam$86.36 M
3Canada$85.27 M
4South Korea$79.04 M
5Germany$37.71 M
6Malaysia$33.67 M
7Mexico$31.9 M
8Thailand$20.42 M
9Indonesia$19.78 M
10Spain$15.91 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $820.37 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $118,903,742
2Port of Savannah, Ga. $94,204,025
3Port of Houston $88,997,209
4Port of Charleston $65,051,061
5Port of Virginia $61,902,613
6Port of Newark $51,534,541
7Houlton Border Crossing, Maine $42,387,677
8Port of Long Beach $35,885,144
9Port Laredo $27,783,683
10Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $18,725,295

U.S. imports of Wires, ropes, stranded increased 21.02 percent through October to $820.37 million

U.S. imports of Wires, ropes, stranded increased 21.02 percent from $677.87 million to $820.37 million through the first 10 months of 2018 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 345 through October 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 $820.33 million, a $67.48 million, 8.96 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Vietnam, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 South Korea 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.

In the last previous full year, theleading 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 Virginia and No. 5 Port of Newark.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $219,589,991
2Vietnam $86,355,637
3Canada $85,269,349
4South Korea $79,044,267
5Germany $37,705,535
6Malaysia $33,674,911
7Mexico $31,896,676
8Thailand $20,423,660
9Indonesia $19,775,574
10Spain $15,905,963

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Houston $14,190,808
2Atlanta/Savannah $13,493,109
3Norfolk $11,014,992
4New Orleans $10,214,739
5Portland, Maine $9,662,903
6Charleston $8,683,934
7New York City $8,016,056
8St. Louis $7,586,842
9Chicago $7,407,928
10Los Angeles $6,800,339

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles rose 46.04 percent compared to last year to $118.9 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 4.16 percent compared to last year to $94.2 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 24.86 percent compared to last year to $89 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 42.25 percent compared to last year to $65.05 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 6.07 percent compared to last year to $61.9 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 $51.33 million, 30.51 percent, (26.77 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Vietnam increased $4.19 million, 5.11 percent, (10.53 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Canada increased $19.03 million, 28.72 percent, (10.39 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 South Korea increased $3.39 million, 4.48 percent, (9.64 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany increased $3.58 million, 10.5 percent, (4.6 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 61.92 percent of all these Wires, ropes, stranded imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $507.96 million of the $820.37 million total.

All totaled, 52.3 percent of all these Wires, ropes, stranded imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $429.06 million of the $820.37 million total