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

Imports: Ash and residues, with metal content

Ash and residues, with metal content, the No. 506 import by value totaled $27.06 million for the month of March, $107.25 million through March of 2019, and $464.59 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
1South Africa$53.86 M
2Canada$37.57 M
3Norway$7.56 M
4Qatar$3.78 M
5Mexico$2.74 M
6Belgium$650,254
7Saudi Arabia$550,045
8Spain$263,526
9Curacao$124,739
10China$102,760
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $107.25 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Mobile, Ala. $53,381,774
2Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. $24,652,882
3Port of Ashtabula, Ohio $16,262,339
4Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $4,954,767
5Pharr International Bridge in Texas $1,271,280
6Massena Border Crossing, N.Y. $1,014,101
7Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $862,046
8El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $842,431
9Port of Virginia $811,532
10Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $674,288

U.S. imports of Ash and residues, with metal content increased 7.79 percent through March to $107.25 million

U.S. imports of Ash and residues, with metal content increased 7.79 percent from $99.5 million to $107.25 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 506 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 521 for the last full year with a total value of $464.59 million, a $101.14 million, 27.83 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 South Africa, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Norway, No. 4 Qatar and No. 5 Mexico. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Mobile, Ala., No. 2 Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D., No. 3 Port of Ashtabula, Ohio, No. 4 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY and No. 5 Pharr International Bridge in Texas.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 South Africa, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Belgium. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Mobile, Ala., No. 2 Port of Ashtabula, Ohio, No. 3 Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D., No. 4 Port of New Orleans and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1South Africa $53,857,614
2Canada $37,565,932
3Norway $7,558,786
4Qatar $3,777,840
5Mexico $2,741,653
6Belgium $650,254
7Saudi Arabia $550,045
8Spain $263,526
9Curacao $124,739
10China $102,760

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Cleveland $49,513,255
2Mobile $40,997,246
3New Orleans $21,163,287
4Pembina, N.D. $19,790,020
5Buffalo $4,550,417
6Detroit $2,423,468
7Ogdensburg, N.Y. $2,265,871
8Laredo $1,496,996
9Great Falls, Mont. $1,403,876
10New York City $966,971

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 Mobile, Ala. rose 16.12 percent compared to last year to $53.38 million.
  • Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. rose 244.9 percent compared to last year to $24.65 million.
  • Port of Ashtabula, Ohio fell 17.74 percent compared to last year to $16.26 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 548.15 percent compared to last year to $4.95 million.
  • Pharr International Bridge in Texas rose 165.02 percent compared to last year to $1.27 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 South Africa decreased $6.17 million, 10.28 percent, (50.22 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada increased $2.31 million, 6.56 percent, (35.03 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Norway increased $7.56 million, 0 percent, (7.05 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Qatar increased $3.64 million, 2641.22 percent, (3.52 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Mexico increased $1.48 million, 118 percent, (2.56 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 98.37 percent of all these Ash and residues, with metal content imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $105.5 million of the $107.25 million total.

All totaled, 93.73 percent of all these Ash and residues, with metal content imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $100.52 million of the $107.25 million total