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

Imports: Artificial graphite; collodial graphite, etc.

Artificial graphite; collodial graphite, etc., the No. 466 import by value totaled $48.74 million for the month of March, $139.52 million through March 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$53.77 M
2Japan$24.81 M
3Spain$19.5 M
4Mexico$14.61 M
5France$10.85 M
6Germany$4.69 M
7India$2.68 M
8Switzerland$2.34 M
9Norway$1.97 M
10Canada$1.11 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $139.52 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Oakland, Calif. $47,108,677
2Port of Newark $34,458,509
3Port Laredo $14,613,830
4Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish $11,079,620
5Port of Los Angeles $4,986,164
6Port of Baltimore, Md. $3,829,242
7Port of Chester, Penn. $2,840,814
8Chicago O’Hare International Airport $2,656,628
9Port of Houston $2,584,229
10Port of Virginia $2,428,701

U.S. imports of Artificial graphite; collodial graphite, etc. increased 67.24 percent through March to $139.52 million

U.S. imports of Artificial graphite; collodial graphite, etc. increased 67.24 percent from $83.43 million to $139.52 million through the first three 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 466 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 567 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 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 Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 France, No. 2 Spain, No. 3 China, No. 4 Japan 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 – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $53,768,812
2Japan $24,813,720
3Spain $19,496,025
4Mexico $14,608,592
5France $10,853,105
6Germany $4,691,480
7India $2,677,964
8Switzerland $2,340,764
9Norway $1,971,587
10Canada $1,113,477

January – March 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 three months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 379.49 percent compared to last year to $47.11 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 20.28 percent compared to last year to $34.46 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 829.43 percent compared to last year to $14.61 million.
  • Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish rose 150.25 percent compared to last year to $11.08 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 63.13 percent compared to last year to $4.99 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 $37.95 million, 239.98 percent, (38.54 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Japan increased $11.26 million, 83.05 percent, (17.78 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Spain increased $1.4 million, 7.72 percent, (13.97 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Mexico increased $12.97 million, 793.47 percent, (10.47 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 France decreased $8.98 million, 45.28 percent, (7.78 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 88.54 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 $123.54 million of the $139.52 million total.

All totaled, 80.45 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 $112.25 million of the $139.52 million total