US tin plate imports down 15.6 percent in February

Wednesday, 08 May 2019 23:20:22 (GMT+3)   |   San Diego
       

According to delayed final census data from the US Department of Commerce, US imports of tin plate totaled 49,412 mt in February 2019, down 15.6 percent from January and down 31.4 percent from February 2018 levels. By value, tin plate imports totaled $51.0 million in February 2018, compared to $59.8 million in the previous month and $70.4 million in the same month last year.

The US imported the most tin plate from Netherlands in February, with 20,240 mt, compared to 16,511 mt in January and 21,948 mt in February 2018. Other top sources of imported tin plate in February include Canada, with 10,209 mt; Germany, with 9,880 mt; Korea, with 4,972 mt; and China, with 3,041 mt.


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