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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through July 2019.

Imports: Artificial graphite; collodial graphite, etc.

Artificial graphite; collodial graphite, etc., the No. 475 import by value totaled $46.35 million for the month of July, $324.85 million through July of 2019, and $431.42 million for all of 2018, 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$116.59 M
2Japan$59.44 M
3Spain$45.55 M
4Mexico$32 M
5France$31.32 M
6Germany$11.75 M
7Switzerland$7 M
8Norway$4.72 M
9India$4.21 M
10South Korea$2.91 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $324.85 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Oakland, Calif. $112,672,976
2Port of Newark $89,055,172
3Port Laredo $31,999,451
4Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish $18,436,455
5Port of Los Angeles $10,595,964
6Port of Chester, Penn. $8,446,058
7Port of Virginia $7,246,114
8Port of Houston $6,799,059
9Port of Baltimore, Md. $6,064,796
10Chicago O’Hare International Airport $5,943,815

U.S. imports of Artificial graphite; collodial graphite, etc. increased 41.41 percent through July to $324.85 million

U.S. imports of Artificial graphite; collodial graphite, etc. increased 41.41 percent from $229.72 million to $324.85 million through the first seven months of 2019 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 475 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 534 for the last full year with a total value of $431.42 million, a $251.99 million, 140.43 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through July 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 Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Spain, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 France and No. 5 Germany. 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.

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $116,590,193
2Japan $59,442,236
3Spain $45,554,430
4Mexico $31,999,653
5France $31,315,896
6Germany $11,747,062
7Switzerland $7,001,534
8Norway $4,724,140
9India $4,208,455
10South Korea $2,905,103

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $50,863,379
2San Francisco $31,078,131
3Philadelphia $9,905,846
4Charleston $9,580,884
5Los Angeles $7,624,709
6New Orleans $6,366,818
7Laredo $5,304,170
8Baltimore $4,411,261
9Chicago $4,406,953
10Houston $4,211,542

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 210.4 percent compared to last year to $112.67 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 11.68 percent compared to last year to $89.06 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 341.61 percent compared to last year to $32 million.
  • Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish rose 9.78 percent compared to last year to $18.44 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 89.98 percent compared to last year to $10.6 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 $66.81 million, 134.23 percent, (35.89 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Japan increased $14.46 million, 32.16 percent, (18.3 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Spain decreased $2.75 million, 5.69 percent, (14.02 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Mexico increased $24.66 million, 336 percent, (9.85 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 France decreased $6.91 million, 18.08 percent, (9.64 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 87.7 percent of all these Artificial graphite; collodial graphite, etc. imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $284.9 million of the $324.85 million total.

All totaled, 80.89 percent of all these Artificial graphite; collodial graphite, etc. imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $262.76 million of the $324.85 million total