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

Imports: Copper ores and concentrates

Copper ores and concentrates, the No. 897 import by value totaled $6.98 million for the month of June, $28.44 million through June of 2020, and $153.13 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$28.44 M
2Japan$0
3Spain$0
4Germany$0
5Hong Kong$0
6Dominican Republic$0
7South Korea$0
8Malaysia$0
9Taiwan$0
10Cambodia$0
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U.S. imports of Copper ores and concentrates decreased 71.03 percent through June to $28.44 million

U.S. imports of Copper ores and concentrates decreased 71.03 percent from $98.19 million to $28.44 million through the first six 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 897 through June among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 693 for the last full year with a total value of $153.13 million, a $13.6 million, 9.75 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through June of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 India, No. 4 Saudi Arabia and No. 5 United Arab Emirates. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Skagway, Alaska, No. 2 Boston’s Logan International Airport, No. 3 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y., No. 4 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY and No. 5 Port of New York.

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Singapore, No. 4 India and No. 5 Saudi Arabia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz., No. 2 Port of Skagway, Alaska, No. 3 Miami Int’l Airport, No. 4 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio and No. 5 Port of Fort Pierce, Fla..

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Skagway, Alaska rose 526.98 percent compared to last year to $28.44 million.
  • Boston’s Logan International Airport totaled $0. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. totaled $0. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY totaled $0. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Port of New York totaled $0. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

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 $23.9 million, 526.04 percent, (100 percent market share).

All totaled, 100 percent of all these Copper ores and concentrates imports to the United States were shipped from the top one markets through June of this year. That is equal to $28.44 million of the $28.44 million total.

All totaled, 100 percent of all these Copper ores and concentrates imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through June of this year. That is equal to $28.44 million of the $28.44 million total