US tin plate imports up 31.4 percent in May

Thursday, 02 July 2020 19:26:14 (GMT+3)   |   San Diego

According to preliminary census data from the US Department of Commerce, US imports of tin plate totaled 68,976 mt in May 2020, up 31.4 percent from April and up 35.7 percent from May 2019 levels. By value, tin plate imports totaled $67.8 million in May 2020, compared to $52.7 million in the previous month and $54.0 million in the same month last year.

The US imported the most tin plate from Netherlands in May, with 23,825 mt, compared to 19,296 mt in April and 18,102 mt in May 2019. Other top sources of imported tin plate in May include Canada, with 15,681 mt; Germany, with 14,062 mt; Korea, with 8,715 mt; and Taiwan, with 2,588 mt.

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