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

Imports: Wires, ropes, stranded

Wires, ropes, stranded, the No. 328 import by value totaled $83.41 million for the month of July, $613.13 million through July 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$130.17 M
2Vietnam$89.62 M
3South Korea$58.68 M
4Canada$38.04 M
5Germany$37.01 M
6Mexico$26.03 M
7Malaysia$25.75 M
8Spain$21.77 M
9Indonesia$19.64 M
10Thailand$17.64 M

Top Gateways

RankPortYTD
1Port of Savannah, Ga.$100.24 M
2Port of Los Angeles$75.74 M
3Port of Houston$72.05 M
4Port of Charleston$58.73 M
5Port of Virginia$46.49 M
6Port of Newark$44.55 M
7Port Laredo$20.95 M
8Port Miami$17.18 M
9Port of Baltimore, Md.$16.26 M
10Port of Long Beach$15.61 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $613.13 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Savannah, Ga. $100,240,127
2Port of Los Angeles $75,743,727
3Port of Houston $72,051,049
4Port of Charleston $58,730,410
5Port of Virginia $46,492,991
6Port of Newark $44,550,895
7Port Laredo $20,948,387
8Port Miami $17,178,239
9Port of Baltimore, Md. $16,258,803
10Port of Long Beach $15,614,027

U.S. imports of Wires, ropes, stranded increased 12.30 percent through July to $613.13 million

U.S. imports of Wires, ropes, stranded increased 12.30 percent from $545.96 million to $613.13 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 328 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 357 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 July 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 Virginia.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Vietnam, 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.

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $130,170,145
2Vietnam $89,624,039
3South Korea $58,677,179
4Canada $38,041,960
5Germany $37,009,946
6Mexico $26,031,365
7Malaysia $25,747,476
8Spain $21,766,403
9Indonesia $19,644,732
10Thailand $17,640,070

January – July 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 seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 56.28 percent compared to last year to $100.24 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 1.55 percent compared to last year to $75.74 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 35.72 percent compared to last year to $72.05 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 39.33 percent compared to last year to $58.73 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 5.96 percent compared to last year to $46.49 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 China decreased $17.76 million, 12.01 percent, (21.23 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Vietnam increased $31.74 million, 54.84 percent, (14.62 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 South Korea increased $3.22 million, 5.81 percent, (9.57 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Canada decreased $22.22 million, 36.88 percent, (6.2 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany increased $13.29 million, 56.03 percent, (6.04 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 57.66 percent of all these Wires, ropes, stranded imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $353.52 million of the $613.13 million total.

All totaled, 57.62 percent of all these Wires, ropes, stranded imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $353.26 million of the $613.13 million total