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

Imports: Activated carbon, related products

Activated carbon, related products, the No. 663 import by value totaled $21.19 million for the month of October, $194.06 million through October of 2018, and $209.64 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 Sources

RankCountryYTD
1India$40.82 M
2Sri Lanka$26.83 M
3China$24.42 M
4Japan$17.32 M
5Philippines$12.38 M
6Germany$10.71 M
7Canada$10.38 M
8Mexico$9.53 M
9The Netherlands$9.4 M
10Australia$8.9 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $194.06 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $48,396,892
2Port of Newark $40,206,105
3Port of Houston $19,334,928
4Port of Virginia $15,717,164
5Port of Oakland, Calif. $13,229,063
6Port of Savannah, Ga. $8,225,507
7Port of Tacoma, Wash. $6,994,073
8Port of Long Beach $5,894,608
9Port Laredo $5,585,729
10Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $4,904,811

U.S. imports of Activated carbon, related products increased 7.39 percent through October to $194.06 million

U.S. imports of Activated carbon, related products increased 7.39 percent from $180.71 million to $194.06 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 663 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 658 for the last full year with a total value of $209.64 million, a $29.21 million, 16.19 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 India, No. 2 Sri Lanka, No. 3 China, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Philippines. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 Port of Oakland, Calif..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 India, No. 2 Sri Lanka, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 China and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 Port of Oakland, Calif..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1India $40,824,101
2Sri Lanka $26,832,502
3China $24,424,979
4Japan $17,319,874
5Philippines $12,384,278
6Germany $10,709,904
7Canada $10,375,415
8Mexico $9,533,955
9The Netherlands $9,400,885
10Australia $8,897,145

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $5,865,875
2Cleveland $4,449,298
3New York City $3,271,141
4San Francisco $2,763,555
5Houston $2,694,594
6Detroit $1,456,205
7Atlanta/Savannah $1,195,929
8Laredo $1,183,544
9Minneapolis $890,423
10Pembina, N.D. $651,328

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 Los Angeles rose 32.26 percent compared to last year to $48.4 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 29.24 percent compared to last year to $40.21 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 0.94 percent compared to last year to $19.33 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 13.22 percent compared to last year to $15.72 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 24.97 percent compared to last year to $13.23 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. imports from No. 1 India increased $6.08 million, 17.51 percent, (21.04 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Sri Lanka increased $5.01 million, 22.94 percent, (13.83 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China increased $8.95 million, 57.83 percent, (12.59 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Japan increased $4.08 million, 30.87 percent, (8.92 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Philippines decreased $1.3 million, 9.52 percent, (6.38 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 62.76 percent of all these Activated carbon, related products imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $121.79 million of the $194.06 million total.

All totaled, 70.54 percent of all these Activated carbon, related products imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $136.88 million of the $194.06 million total