Aluminum Imports into the USA - List of Aluminum Importers in USA

10 May 2018
US Aluminum Imports

The United States is the largest aluminum importer country in the world followed by Germany and Japan. US aluminum imports from the world worth USD 23405 million during the year 2017 while it was USD 18734 million in 2016. The USA imported more than six million metric tons of the non-ferrous metal for consumption in 2017 and aluminum consumption in the United States largely occurred in the Midwest. Aluminum is the most energy intensive product in the United States. Since the year 2015, the production of primary aluminum has fallen by 50% even as aluminum prices have slowly increased. US aluminum imports include unfinished metal & alloys as well as finished plates, sheets and bars but excludes imported scrap for secondary production.


Export Genius has released a report on aluminum imports into USA which is analysed on the basis of various segments such as HS Codes, varieties, monthly values, importers and supplying countries. With the help of this market research report, you will know the following things as mentioned below.



·        Know the monthly imports of US aluminum in terms of quantity.
·        In how many HS Codes, USA imports aluminum products?
·        What are the varieties of aluminum imported into the USA?
·        Which are the largest aluminum buyers in USA?
·        Which countries are largest aluminum suppliers for USA?
·        Which global companies are supplying aluminum to USA?
·        Track every aluminum shipments entering via US ports.


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US Aluminum Import Statistics 2017


In terms of quantity, the imports of aluminum into the USA recorded constant purchase throughout the year 2017. The country has imported 913104693 kilograms of aluminium in 2017. USA recorded highest imports in March and December while recorded lowest imports in the month of June and September. Here is the table representing USA aluminum import statistics 2017 in the given table below.



Month

Weight (KGS)

January

67062439

February

81075872

March

92342932

April

68907639

May

79652541

June

63130723

July

71906433

August

70162996

September

63301148

October

70281098

November

86655923

December

98624950


 

US Aluminum Imports in different HS Codes


The unwrought aluminum (HS Code 7601) including aluminum alloys (HS Code 760120) and aluminum not alloyed (HS Code 760110) are imported majorly into the United States and together recorded 56.63% of the total quantity. USA import aluminum in 70 different HS Codes at 6-digit level. Refer the below table to check the HS Code wise analysis of US aluminum imports in 2017.


HS Code

Weight (%)

HS Code 760120

30.65%

HS Code 760110

25.98%

HS Code 760612

13.92%

HS Code 760711

5.05%

HS Code 760511

4.64%


 

Top 5 Aluminum Varieties Imported into the USA


The United States imports 55 types of aluminum products from other countries across the world. Aluminum billet, aluminum ingots, primary aluminum, aluminum coil and aluminum coil have been imported majorly into USA. Check their import figures in terms of quantity recorded during 2017.


Product

Weight in KGS

Aluminum Billet

186747712

Aluminum Ingots

161276710

Primary Aluminum

92770037

Aluminum Coil

76338206

Aluminum Alloy

62729183


 

List of Aluminum Importers in the United States


According to US aluminum import data, there are more than 1700 US aluminum companies are importing from other countries. Dubal America INC is the largest US aluminum importer and recorded 26.55% quantity of total imports. Here are the names of some aluminum importers in USA.


·        Dubal America INC

·        J Aron And Company

·        Page & Jones INC

·        Envases Universales De Mexico SA DE CV

·        Richard Murray & Company INC

·        Castleton Commodities International

·        Hunter Douglas Metals LLC

·        Geo WM Rueff INC

·        Nanshan America Co Ltd



US Aluminum Imports by Supplying Country


As per US aluminum imports 2017 report, the country is importing aluminum products from more than 100 countries across the world such as Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, India, Netherlands, China, Bahrain, South Africa, Germany, Spain, Belgium, Russia, Brazil and much more. However, Saudi Arabia and UAE are the top aluminum exporters to USA and recorded 26.02% and 13.88% quantity share respectively in the year 2017. Let’s check the below table to know the quantity share of top 10 US aluminum import partners.



Country

Weight (%)

Saudi Arabia

26.02%

UAE

13.88%

India

7.90%

Netherlands Antilles

6.22%

China

5.42%

Bahrain

4.04%

South Africa

3.29%

Germany

3.05%

Spain

3.00%

Belgium

2.30%

 


According to USA aluminum industry, several factors have contributed to the decline in aluminum production including higher labour costs and strength of the US dollar. As a result, the imports have increased and the US aluminum companies are filling their requirements from global companies.


Now, this is the emerging market for global aluminum companies and they can expand their business by getting new customers. A market research report on US aluminum imports provided by Export Genius covers the names of US importers including the shipment details. Here is the sample of US aluminum import data including the major data fields that we cover in our report.



Date

29 December 2017

HS Code

76169900

Product Description

586 PACKAGES OF ALUMINIUM CLOSURES EDN AC3FE6FTS

Weight

9980 KGS

Quantity

586 PKG

Origin Country

Australia

Destination Country

United States

Unloading Port

Oakland CA

Loading Port

Melbourne

Shipper Name

Guala Closures Australia Pty Ltd

Shipper Address

Building 34 9 Ashley Street West Footscray AU

Consignee Name

Guala Closures Usa

Consignee Address

2300 S Watnet Way Suit A Fairfield Ca 94533 US


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