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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through October 2018.

Exports: Activated carbon, related products

Activated carbon, related products, the No. 416 export by value totaled $33.3 million for the month of October, $351.47 million through October of 2018, and $395.04 million for all of 2017, the latest annual data available, according to U.S. Census Bureau data analyzed by WorldCity. Need more details? Read more

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Top Markets

RankCountryYTD
1Mexico$73.54 M
2Japan$44.82 M
3Canada$43.82 M
4China$39.08 M
5Belgium$24.07 M
6South Korea$13.19 M
7India$11.04 M
8Poland$10.28 M
9Germany$10.17 M
10Brazil$7.43 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $351.47 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Long Beach $42,371,791
2Port of Virginia $42,062,637
3El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $37,961,367
4Port of Oakland, Calif. $31,073,729
5Port of Los Angeles $28,304,379
6Port Laredo $19,956,029
7Port of Charleston $16,545,683
8Port of New York $15,162,546
9Port of Houston $14,477,560
10Port of New Orleans $12,467,687

U.S. exports of Activated carbon, related products increased 7.77 percent through October to $351.47 million

U.S. exports of Activated carbon, related products increased 7.77 percent from $326.14 million to $351.47 million through the first 10 months of 2018 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 416 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 419 for the last full year with a total value of $395.04 million, a $24.54 million, 6.62 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 China and No. 5 Belgium. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Long Beach, No. 2 Port of Virginia, No. 3 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 4 Port of Oakland, Calif. and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 China and No. 5 Belgium. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Virginia, No. 2 Port of Long Beach, No. 3 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 4 Port of Oakland, Calif. and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $73,541,539
2Japan $44,815,933
3Canada $43,823,180
4China $39,081,419
5Belgium $24,070,257
6South Korea $13,189,133
7India $11,043,646
8Poland $10,284,772
9Germany $10,168,573
10Brazil $7,433,737

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $13,397,065
2El Paso $8,216,038
3Norfolk $7,932,343
4San Francisco $6,167,057
5Detroit $4,742,876
6Laredo $4,710,567
7New York City $3,112,726
8Charleston $2,544,398
9New Orleans $2,199,579
10Houston $1,952,254

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Long Beach rose 3.39 percent compared to last year to $42.37 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 17.24 percent compared to last year to $42.06 million.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas rose 5.17 percent compared to last year to $37.96 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 8.25 percent compared to last year to $31.07 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 70.93 percent compared to last year to $28.3 million.

There are several hundred airports, seaports and border crossings that handle international trade; they are, in turn, part of the roughly four dozen U.S. Customs districts.

Highlights for the top five foreign markets:

  • U.S. exports to No. 1 Mexico increased $4.37 million, 6.31 percent, (20.92 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Japan increased $2.99 million, 7.15 percent, (12.75 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Canada increased $1.14 million, 2.68 percent, (12.47 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 China increased $2.39 million, 6.52 percent, (11.12 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Belgium decreased $2.01 million, 7.71 percent, (6.85 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 64.11 percent of all these Activated carbon, related products exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $225.33 million of the $351.47 million total.

All totaled, 51.72 percent of all these Activated carbon, related products exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $181.77 million of the $351.47 million total