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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through March 2019.

Exports: Activated carbon, related products

Activated carbon, related products, the No. 425 export by value totaled $34.07 million for the month of March, $96.58 million through March of 2019, and $417.73 million for all of 2018, 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$23.92 M
2Canada$12.52 M
3Japan$7.68 M
4China$7.4 M
5Belgium$6.78 M
6Thailand$3.69 M
7Poland$3.51 M
8Germany$3.25 M
9India$2.73 M
10South Korea$2.66 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $96.58 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $13,218,029
2Port of Los Angeles $10,537,982
3Port of Oakland, Calif. $8,088,585
4Port of Charleston $7,711,977
5Port Laredo $6,740,599
6Port of Savannah, Ga. $6,442,471
7Port of Long Beach $5,691,691
8Port of Virginia $4,942,035
9Port of New York $4,050,820
10Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $3,918,833

U.S. exports of Activated carbon, related products decreased 9.06 percent through March to $96.58 million

U.S. exports of Activated carbon, related products decreased 9.06 percent from $106.2 million to $96.58 million through the first three months of 2019 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 425 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 408 for the last full year with a total value of $417.73 million, a $22.69 million, 5.74 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this 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 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Oakland, Calif., No. 4 Port of Charleston and No. 5 Port Laredo.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 China, No. 4 Canada 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 – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $23,923,045
2Canada $12,515,321
3Japan $7,680,343
4China $7,398,988
5Belgium $6,783,469
6Thailand $3,692,195
7Poland $3,507,732
8Germany $3,252,779
9India $2,733,121
10South Korea $2,655,012

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $24,688,458
2El Paso $17,063,351
3Norfolk $17,056,861
4San Francisco $10,415,605
5Laredo $9,826,027
6Detroit $9,346,047
7New York City $6,974,232
8Seattle $4,971,497
9New Orleans $4,939,465
10Charleston $4,095,205

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas rose 10.65 percent compared to last year to $13.22 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 16.29 percent compared to last year to $10.54 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. fell 14.52 percent compared to last year to $8.09 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 82.86 percent compared to last year to $7.71 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 15.42 percent compared to last year to $6.74 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 $1.77 million, 7.98 percent, (24.77 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $697,747, 5.28 percent, (12.96 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Japan decreased $7.32 million, 48.81 percent, (7.95 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 China decreased $5.97 million, 44.66 percent, (7.66 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Belgium decreased $1.09 million, 13.89 percent, (7.02 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 60.37 percent of all these Activated carbon, related products exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $58.3 million of the $96.58 million total.

All totaled, 47.94 percent of all these Activated carbon, related products exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $46.3 million of the $96.58 million total