Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through February 2020.

Exports: Activated carbon, related products

Activated carbon, related products, the No. 414 export by value totaled $31.44 million for the month of February, $61.56 million through February of 2020, and $378.19 million for all of 2019, 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$15.34 M
2Canada$8.52 M
3China$5.43 M
4Belgium$5.36 M
5Japan$3.53 M
6South Korea$2.14 M
7Singapore$1.95 M
8Poland$1.69 M
9India$1.68 M
10Germany$1.54 M
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $61.56 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $8,615,736
2Port of Charleston $5,641,513
3Port of Long Beach $4,817,983
4Port of Los Angeles $4,617,161
5Port of Savannah, Ga. $4,467,341
6Port Laredo $4,193,425
7Port of Oakland, Calif. $4,078,604
8Port of New Orleans $4,005,628
9Port of New York $3,092,805
10Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $2,268,274

U.S. exports of Activated carbon, related products decreased 1.53 percent through February to $61.56 million

U.S. exports of Activated carbon, related products decreased 1.53 percent from $62.51 million to $61.56 million through the first two months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 414 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 427 for the last full year with a total value of $378.19 million, a $39.54 million, 9.47 percent decrease from the 2018 total.

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

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 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 2 Port of Long Beach, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of Oakland, Calif. and No. 5 Port of Charleston.

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $15,339,959
2Canada $8,523,592
3China $5,431,957
4Belgium $5,360,425
5Japan $3,532,936
6South Korea $2,139,479
7Singapore $1,946,551
8Poland $1,687,909
9India $1,678,884
10Germany $1,541,020

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1LOS ANGELES, CA $10,722,356
2CHARLESTON, SC $5,679,638
3EL PASO, TX $4,814,546
4DETROIT, MI $4,386,626
5LAREDO, TX $4,021,532
6SAN FRANCISCO, CA $3,819,126
7SAVANNAH, GA $3,632,090
8HOUSTON-GALVESTON, TX $2,537,172
9NORFOLK, VA $2,474,616
10NEW YORK CITY, NY $1,568,768

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas rose 2.19 percent compared to last year to $8.62 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 0.44 percent compared to last year to $5.64 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 42.39 percent compared to last year to $4.82 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 10.79 percent compared to last year to $4.62 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 7.09 percent compared to last year to $4.47 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 $40,940, 0.27 percent, (24.92 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $75,740, 0.88 percent, (13.85 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China increased $603,435, 12.5 percent, (8.82 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Belgium increased $1.07 million, 24.93 percent, (8.71 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Japan decreased $2.1 million, 37.26 percent, (5.74 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 62.04 percent of all these Activated carbon, related products exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $38.19 million of the $61.56 million total.

All totaled, 45.75 percent of all these Activated carbon, related products exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $28.16 million of the $61.56 million total