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

Imports: Artificial graphite; collodial graphite, etc.

Artificial graphite; collodial graphite, etc., the No. 529 import by value totaled $44.69 million for the month of October, $337.8 million through October 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$85 M
2Japan$69.36 M
3Spain$63.72 M
4France$47.56 M
5Mexico$13.49 M
6Germany$12.62 M
7India$9.28 M
8Switzerland$8.86 M
9Norway$7.38 M
10Canada$4.65 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $337.8 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $131,181,127
2Port of Oakland, Calif. $58,377,263
3Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish $24,966,652
4Port of Houston $15,719,487
5Port Laredo $13,391,874
6Port of Baltimore, Md. $13,171,051
7Port of Chester, Penn. $9,668,829
8Port of Los Angeles $9,537,855
9Chicago O’Hare International Airport $8,881,769
10Port of Virginia $7,941,496

U.S. imports of Artificial graphite; collodial graphite, etc. increased 134.10 percent through October to $337.8 million

U.S. imports of Artificial graphite; collodial graphite, etc. increased 134.10 percent from $144.3 million to $337.8 million through the first 10 months of 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 529 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 714 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 October 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 of Houston and No. 5 Port Laredo.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 China, 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 – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $85,000,107
2Japan $69,356,088
3Spain $63,716,287
4France $47,557,540
5Mexico $13,485,010
6Germany $12,615,923
7India $9,279,696
8Switzerland $8,860,371
9Norway $7,375,566
10Canada $4,646,036

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $25,688,338
2San Francisco $4,422,886
3Philadelphia $3,918,331
4New Orleans $3,657,242
5Baltimore $2,322,972
6Houston $1,897,088
7Chicago $1,706,730
8Los Angeles $1,493,742
9Cleveland $1,478,854
10Buffalo $1,281,560

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark rose 405.71 percent compared to last year to $131.18 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 110.07 percent compared to last year to $58.38 million.
  • Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish rose 100.13 percent compared to last year to $24.97 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 57.24 percent compared to last year to $15.72 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 270.11 percent compared to last year to $13.39 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 $45.24 million, 113.79 percent, (25.16 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Japan increased $27.44 million, 65.45 percent, (20.53 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Spain increased $58.15 million, 1044.42 percent, (18.86 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 France increased $36.84 million, 343.73 percent, (14.08 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Mexico increased $8.82 million, 189.37 percent, (3.99 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 82.63 percent of all these Artificial graphite; collodial graphite, etc. imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $279.12 million of the $337.8 million total.

All totaled, 72.13 percent of all these Artificial graphite; collodial graphite, etc. imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $243.64 million of the $337.8 million total