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

Imports: Nickel bars, rods, wire

Nickel bars, rods, wire, the No. 501 import by value totaled $46.34 million for the month of March, $102.79 million through March of 2020, and $375.8 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
1Australia$22.73 M
2France$21.19 M
3Germany$19.47 M
4Italy$9.24 M
5Sweden$9.15 M
6United Kingdom$7.99 M
7Austria$3.25 M
8Brazil$1.54 M
9Mexico$1.29 M
10Japan$1.27 M
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January – March 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $102.79 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $52,616,019
2Port of Houston $13,963,843
3Port of Charleston $10,835,502
4Port of Boston $5,950,542
5Port of Chester, Penn. $4,299,531
6Port of Virginia $2,837,296
7Chicago O’Hare International Airport $1,223,000
8Port of Los Angeles $1,215,121
9Highgate Springs Alburg, Vt. $1,064,743
10Houston Int’l Airport $759,633

U.S. imports of Nickel bars, rods, wire increased 3.87 percent through March to $102.79 million

U.S. imports of Nickel bars, rods, wire increased 3.87 percent from $98.97 million to $102.79 million through the first three 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 501 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 528 for the last full year with a total value of $375.8 million, a $4.19 million, 1.13 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Australia, No. 2 France, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Italy and No. 5 Sweden. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Houston, No. 3 Port of Charleston, No. 4 Port of Boston and No. 5 Port of Chester, Penn..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Australia, No. 3 France, No. 4 Sweden and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Houston, No. 3 Port of Charleston, No. 4 Port of Chester, Penn. and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

January – March 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Australia $22,729,390
2France $21,187,960
3Germany $19,471,718
4Italy $9,240,627
5Sweden $9,149,469
6United Kingdom $7,990,459
7Austria $3,254,891
8Brazil $1,543,539
9Mexico $1,289,884
10Japan $1,265,657

January – March 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $11,816,830
2Houston $4,326,109
3Charleston $2,404,334
4Chicago $2,198,889
5Philadelphia $1,320,276
6Cleveland $741,012
7Los Angeles $693,308
8Boston $538,732
9New Orleans $426,231
10Ogdensburg, N.Y. $357,131

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 Newark rose 0.71 percent compared to last year to $52.62 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 6.85 percent compared to last year to $13.96 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 219.79 percent compared to last year to $10.84 million.
  • Port of Boston rose 440.76 percent compared to last year to $5.95 million.
  • Port of Chester, Penn. fell 18.29 percent compared to last year to $4.3 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 Australia increased $3.23 million, 16.59 percent, (22.11 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 France increased $7.32 million, 52.76 percent, (20.61 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany decreased $4.98 million, 20.36 percent, (18.94 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Italy increased $1.4 million, 17.82 percent, (8.99 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Sweden increased $633,434, 7.44 percent, (8.9 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 79.56 percent of all these Nickel bars, rods, wire imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $81.78 million of the $102.79 million total.

All totaled, 85.28 percent of all these Nickel bars, rods, wire imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $87.67 million of the $102.79 million total