U.S. Fastener imports & exports both contracted in June. Fastener imports of the U.S. dropped 5% to $375,268,226 while fastener exports fell 7% to $296,870,872 in June.
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 June were China Taiwan (down 5.12% month-on-month to $117.52 million); Mainland China (down 2.99% to $85.61 million); Japan (up 0.51% to $55.00 million); Germany (down 4.46% to $22.71 million); and Canada (up 2.42% to $22.42 million).
The top five consumers of U.S. fasteners during the month were Canada (down 3.53% month-on-month to $90.35 million); Mexico (down 12.76% to $87.91 million); UK (down 4.22% to $13.85 million); Mainland China (down 7.41% to $9.74 million); and France, which replaced Brazil as the fifth largest importer of U.S. fasteners at $9.50 million.
June 2013 U.S. Imports
June 2013 U.S. Exports
Data source: Zepol