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

Imports: Artificial graphite; collodial graphite, etc.

Artificial graphite; collodial graphite, etc., the No. 515 import by value totaled $46.64 million for the month of December, $431.42 million through December of 2018, and $179.43 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
1China$115.84 M
2Japan$88.15 M
3Spain$78.18 M
4France$59.09 M
5Mexico$17.97 M
6Germany$14.13 M
7India$10.96 M
8Switzerland$10.38 M
9Norway$9.12 M
10South Korea$5.44 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $431.42 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $158,703,318
2Port of Oakland, Calif. $78,441,176
3Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish $27,575,462
4Port Laredo $17,880,296
5Port of Houston $17,847,353
6Port of Charleston $15,981,008
7Port of Baltimore, Md. $15,205,340
8Port of Los Angeles $12,833,838
9Port of Long Beach $11,591,976
10Port of Chester, Penn. $10,993,793

U.S. imports of Artificial graphite; collodial graphite, etc. increased 140.43 percent through December to $431.42 million

U.S. imports of Artificial graphite; collodial graphite, etc. increased 140.43 percent from $179.43 million to $431.42 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 515 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 702 for the last full year with a total value of $179.43 million, a $59.06 million, 49.06 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 Spain, No. 4 France and No. 5 Mexico. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Oakland, Calif., No. 3 Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish, No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Port of Houston.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 France, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Switzerland. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Oakland, Calif., No. 3 Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish, No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Port of Chester, Penn..

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $115,836,193
2Japan $88,151,036
3Spain $78,181,511
4France $59,094,675
5Mexico $17,967,785
6Germany $14,131,013
7India $10,955,077
8Switzerland $10,382,141
9Norway $9,117,093
10South Korea $5,435,922

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $35,041,203
2San Francisco $17,405,566
3Philadelphia $8,660,814
4Los Angeles $6,610,602
5Charleston $5,493,041
6Chicago $3,866,280
7New Orleans $3,735,700
8Baltimore $3,692,977
9Laredo $3,498,167
10Cleveland $2,949,730

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark rose 358.12 percent compared to last year to $158.7 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 131.78 percent compared to last year to $78.44 million.
  • Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish rose 74.7 percent compared to last year to $27.58 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 308.03 percent compared to last year to $17.88 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 33.89 percent compared to last year to $17.85 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 increased $63.13 million, 119.78 percent, (26.85 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Japan increased $37.52 million, 74.09 percent, (20.43 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Spain increased $70.07 million, 863.56 percent, (18.12 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 France increased $45.42 million, 332.14 percent, (13.7 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Mexico increased $12.56 million, 232.39 percent, (4.16 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 83.27 percent of all these Artificial graphite; collodial graphite, etc. imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $359.23 million of the $431.42 million total.

All totaled, 69.64 percent of all these Artificial graphite; collodial graphite, etc. imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $300.45 million of the $431.42 million total