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

Imports: Artificial graphite; collodial graphite, etc.

Artificial graphite; collodial graphite, etc., the No. 505 import by value totaled $26.56 million for the month of February, $67.05 million through February of 2020, and $532.14 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

RankCountryYTD
1China$21.49 M
2Japan$12.89 M
3Spain$10.15 M
4Mexico$10.08 M
5France$4.13 M
6Germany$1.92 M
7Switzerland$1.84 M
8South Korea$1.24 M
9Norway$832,345
10Italy$755,340
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $67.05 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Oakland, Calif. $26,240,170
2Port of Newark $16,953,314
3Port Laredo $10,087,765
4Port of Los Angeles $3,703,226
5Port of Chester, Penn. $2,343,192
6Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish $2,323,470
7Port of Tacoma, Wash. $1,112,656
8Port of Charleston $815,212
9Port of Wilmington, N.C. $535,789
10Chicago O’Hare International Airport $480,141

U.S. imports of Artificial graphite; collodial graphite, etc. decreased 26.14 percent through February to $67.05 million

U.S. imports of Artificial graphite; collodial graphite, etc. decreased 26.14 percent from $90.78 million to $67.05 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 505 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 467 for the last full year with a total value of $532.14 million, a $100.72 million, 23.35 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 Spain, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 France. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Oakland, Calif., No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Port of Chester, Penn..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Spain, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 France. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Oakland, Calif., No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $21,487,632
2Japan $12,888,487
3Spain $10,148,729
4Mexico $10,084,822
5France $4,125,466
6Germany $1,916,324
7Switzerland $1,844,429
8South Korea $1,240,605
9Norway $832,345
10Italy $755,340

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1San Francisco $16,145,537
2New York City $6,374,604
3Laredo $3,014,681
4New Orleans $1,877,803
5Houston $1,710,147
6Philadelphia $1,186,477
7Los Angeles $906,185
8Chicago $840,970
9Cleveland $754,353
10Detroit $463,527

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:

  • Port of Oakland, Calif. fell 8.52 percent compared to last year to $26.24 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 32.79 percent compared to last year to $16.95 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 1.13 percent compared to last year to $10.09 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 51.17 percent compared to last year to $3.7 million.
  • Port of Chester, Penn. rose 22.26 percent compared to last year to $2.34 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 China decreased $10.91 million, 33.67 percent, (32.05 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Japan decreased $1.93 million, 13 percent, (19.22 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Spain decreased $6.41 million, 38.72 percent, (15.14 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Mexico increased $115,457, 1.16 percent, (15.04 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 France decreased $2.18 million, 34.57 percent, (6.15 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 87.6 percent of all these Artificial graphite; collodial graphite, etc. imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $58.74 million of the $67.05 million total.

All totaled, 88.48 percent of all these Artificial graphite; collodial graphite, etc. imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $59.33 million of the $67.05 million total