Current data is through February 2020.

Imports: Activated carbon, related products

Activated carbon, related products, the No. 651 import by value totaled $16.6 million for the month of February, $31.45 million through February of 2020, and $237.58 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 Sources

RankCountry2019
1Sri Lanka$4.71 M
2India$4.59 M
3Mexico$3.25 M
4Philippines$2.95 M
5China$2.53 M
6Canada$2.41 M
7Indonesia$2.26 M
8Japan$2.14 M
9Australia$1.8 M
10Germany$1.5 M
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U.S. imports of Activated carbon, related products increased 2.32 percent through December 2019 to $237.58 million

U.S. imports of Activated carbon, related products increased 2.32 percent from $232.2 million to $237.58 million in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 651 in 2019 among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 670 for the last full year with a total value of $232.2 million, a $22.56 million, 10.76 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through December 2019 the leading sources were No. 1 India, No. 2 Sri Lanka, No. 3 China, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Mexico. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 Port of Oakland, Calif. and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

In the last previous full 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..

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five in 2019 were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark rose 10.64 percent to $55.32 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 7.78 percent to $52.83 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 30.33 percent to $29.33 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. fell 24 percent to $11.83 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 40.14 percent to $11.28 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 decreased $1.47 million, 3.03 percent, (19.85 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Sri Lanka decreased $939,294, 2.91 percent, (13.21 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China decreased $3.52 million, 11.55 percent, (11.35 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Japan increased $876,246, 4.35 percent, (8.84 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Mexico increased $6.25 million, 51.83 percent, (7.71 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 60.96 percent of all these Activated carbon, related products imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets in 2019. That is equal to $144.82 million of the $237.58 million total.

All totaled, 67.6 percent of all these Activated carbon, related products imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports in 2019. That is equal to $160.59 million of the $237.58 million total.