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

Imports: Artificial graphite; collodial graphite, etc.

Artificial graphite; collodial graphite, etc., the No. 498 import by value totaled $36.59 million for the month of March, $103.64 million through March 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$35.34 M
2Japan$22.06 M
3Spain$13.63 M
4Mexico$13.53 M
5France$5.5 M
6Switzerland$2.86 M
7Germany$2.85 M
8South Korea$2.27 M
9Norway$1.33 M
10Italy$1.21 M
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January – March 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $103.64 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Oakland, Calif. $43,051,029
2Port of Newark $23,064,611
3Port Laredo $13,531,362
4Port of Los Angeles $6,110,039
5Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish $4,045,420
6Port of Chester, Penn. $3,297,314
7Port of Tacoma, Wash. $1,782,913
8Port of Houston $1,473,726
9Port of Charleston $1,329,157
10Port of Virginia $1,188,865

U.S. imports of Artificial graphite; collodial graphite, etc. decreased 25.72 percent through March to $103.64 million

U.S. imports of Artificial graphite; collodial graphite, etc. decreased 25.72 percent from $139.52 million to $103.64 million through the first three 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 498 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 466 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 March 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 Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish.

In the last previous full year, theleading 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 Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

January – March 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $35,337,183
2Japan $22,055,530
3Spain $13,631,235
4Mexico $13,528,419
5France $5,497,839
6Switzerland $2,858,361
7Germany $2,848,175
8South Korea $2,268,920
9Norway $1,330,538
10Italy $1,205,815

January – March 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 three months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Oakland, Calif. fell 8.61 percent compared to last year to $43.05 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 33.07 percent compared to last year to $23.06 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 7.41 percent compared to last year to $13.53 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 22.54 percent compared to last year to $6.11 million.
  • Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish fell 63.49 percent compared to last year to $4.05 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 $18.43 million, 34.28 percent, (34.1 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Japan decreased $2.76 million, 11.12 percent, (21.28 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Spain decreased $5.86 million, 30.08 percent, (13.15 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Mexico decreased $1.08 million, 7.39 percent, (13.05 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 France decreased $5.36 million, 49.34 percent, (5.3 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 86.89 percent of all these Artificial graphite; collodial graphite, etc. imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $90.05 million of the $103.64 million total.

All totaled, 86.65 percent of all these Artificial graphite; collodial graphite, etc. imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $89.8 million of the $103.64 million total