U.S. fastener imports rose 10% to $380,534,727 and exports grew 2% to $309,163,081 in April.
HTS Code: 7318 - Screws, Bolts, Nuts, Coach Screws, Screw Hooks, Rivets, Cotters, Cotter Pins, Washers And Similar Articles, Of Iron Or Steel
The top five exporters to the U.S. in April were China Taiwan (up 19.37% month-on-month to $116.65 million); Mainland China (up 28.94% to $76.45 million); Japan (down 2.188% to $63.70 million); Germany (up 2.31% to $23.90 million); and Canada (up 3.91% to $21.78 million).
The top five consumers of U.S. fasteners during the month were Mexico (up 18.61% month-on-month to $99.22 million); Canada (up 2.43% to $94.00 million); UK (down 4.16% to $13.81 million); Mainland China (up 2.71% to $11.74 million); and Brazil (down 20.07% to 8.64 million).
April 2013 U.S. Imports
April 2013 U.S. Exports
Data source: Zepol