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

Imports: Activated carbon, related products

Activated carbon, related products, the No. 670 import by value totaled $18.05 million for the month of December, $232.2 million through December 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$48.62 M
2Sri Lanka$32.33 M
3China$30.48 M
4Japan$20.13 M
5Philippines$16.54 M
6Canada$12.58 M
7Mexico$12.06 M
8Germany$11.72 M
9The Netherlands$10.57 M
10Australia$10.38 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $232.2 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $57,290,196
2Port of Newark $50,002,188
3Port of Houston $22,506,348
4Port of Virginia $18,842,992
5Port of Oakland, Calif. $15,564,953
6Port of Tacoma, Wash. $8,873,920
7Port of Savannah, Ga. $8,657,317
8Port Laredo $7,405,371
9Port of Long Beach $6,682,039
10Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. $5,858,789

U.S. imports of Activated carbon, related products increased 10.76 percent through December to $232.2 million

U.S. imports of Activated carbon, related products increased 10.76 percent from $209.64 million to $232.2 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 670 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 664 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 December 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1India $48,624,218
2Sri Lanka $32,332,723
3China $30,478,549
4Japan $20,132,338
5Philippines $16,543,510
6Canada $12,577,562
7Mexico $12,058,888
8Germany $11,719,559
9The Netherlands $10,569,980
10Australia $10,375,000

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $9,446,244
2Cleveland $8,110,936
3New York City $6,185,257
4Houston $3,886,631
5San Francisco $3,799,043
6Laredo $2,445,840
7Detroit $1,977,070
8Atlanta/Savannah $1,525,314
9Minneapolis $1,386,152
10Pembina, N.D. $1,254,508

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles rose 33.93 percent compared to last year to $57.29 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 39.63 percent compared to last year to $50 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 0.08 percent compared to last year to $22.51 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 4.85 percent compared to last year to $18.84 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 19.77 percent compared to last year to $15.56 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 $10.03 million, 25.98 percent, (20.94 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Sri Lanka increased $7.49 million, 30.17 percent, (13.92 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China increased $11.85 million, 63.62 percent, (13.13 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Japan increased $2.5 million, 14.16 percent, (8.67 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Philippines increased $645,069, 4.06 percent, (7.12 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 63.79 percent of all these Activated carbon, related products imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $148.11 million of the $232.2 million total.

All totaled, 70.72 percent of all these Activated carbon, related products imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $164.21 million of the $232.2 million total