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

Exports: Activated carbon, related products

Activated carbon, related products, the No. 416 export by value totaled $33.51 million for the month of December, $417.73 million through December 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$89.64 M
2Canada$52.24 M
3Japan$49.89 M
4China$43.74 M
5Belgium$29.54 M
6South Korea$17.11 M
7India$13.21 M
8Poland$12.53 M
9Germany$12.1 M
10Brazil$8.5 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $417.73 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Virginia $51,187,155
2Port of Long Beach $48,369,608
3El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $46,808,680
4Port of Oakland, Calif. $35,322,277
5Port of Los Angeles $33,567,027
6Port Laredo $24,105,832
7Port of New York $18,517,568
8Port of Charleston $18,096,490
9Port of Houston $16,487,836
10Port of New Orleans $15,207,573

U.S. exports of Activated carbon, related products increased 5.74 percent through December to $417.73 million

U.S. exports of Activated carbon, related products increased 5.74 percent from $395.04 million to $417.73 million in 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 December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 420 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 December 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 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.

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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $89,644,786
2Canada $52,242,284
3Japan $49,887,657
4China $43,738,510
5Belgium $29,542,522
6South Korea $17,113,633
7India $13,208,872
8Poland $12,527,592
9Germany $12,095,558
10Brazil $8,501,756

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1LOS ANGELES, CA $39,491,114
2NORFOLK, VA $25,623,584
3EL PASO, TX $22,462,592
4SAN FRANCISCO, CA $16,669,540
5LAREDO, TX $14,453,970
6DETROIT, MI $12,682,878
7NEW YORK CITY, NY $10,268,968
8NEW ORLEANS, LA $8,144,582
9SEATTLE, WA $7,426,698
10CHARLESTON, SC $7,047,872

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Virginia fell 14.07 percent compared to last year to $51.19 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 1.32 percent compared to last year to $48.37 million.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas rose 8.57 percent compared to last year to $46.81 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. fell 0.71 percent compared to last year to $35.32 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 53.22 percent compared to last year to $33.57 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 $6.4 million, 7.69 percent, (21.46 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $96,218, 0.18 percent, (12.51 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Japan decreased $623,750, 1.23 percent, (11.94 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 China increased $786,729, 1.83 percent, (10.47 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Belgium decreased $2.02 million, 6.4 percent, (7.07 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 63.45 percent of all these Activated carbon, related products exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $265.06 million of the $417.73 million total.

All totaled, 51.53 percent of all these Activated carbon, related products exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $215.25 million of the $417.73 million total