US drawn wire imports up 5.4 percent in August

Thursday, 11 October 2018 18:31:29 (GMT+3)   |   San Diego

According to preliminary census data from the US Department of Commerce, US imports of drawn wire totaled 52,449 mt in August 2018, up by 5.4 percent from July but down 22.8 percent from August 2017 levels. By value, drawn wire imports totaled $66.0 million in August 2018, compared to $62.1 million in the previous month and $70.1 million in the same month last year.

The US imported the most drawn wire from China in August, with 14,030 mt, compared to 11,166 mt in July and 15,668 mt in August 2017. Other top sources of imported drawn wire in August include Canada, with 10,290 mt; Mexico, with 8,970 mt; Japan, with 3,773 mt; and Korea, with 3,588 mt.

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