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

Imports: Ash and residues, with metal content

Ash and residues, with metal content, the No. 474 import by value totaled $38.69 million for the month of July, $324.87 million through July 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$168.21 M
2Canada$104.32 M
3Norway$22.91 M
4Qatar$13.22 M
5Mexico$10.27 M
6Japan$1.92 M
7Belgium$1.17 M
8Curacao$820,792
9Saudi Arabia$810,726
10Kuwait$492,975
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $324.87 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Mobile, Ala. $104,939,669
2Port of Ashtabula, Ohio $96,216,047
3Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. $46,457,720
4Port of New Orleans $35,335,720
5Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $15,424,604
6Pharr International Bridge in Texas $3,498,539
7Massena Border Crossing, N.Y. $3,203,210
8Port of Philadelphia $2,561,579
9El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $2,443,673
10Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $2,192,782

U.S. imports of Ash and residues, with metal content increased 31.75 percent through July to $324.87 million

U.S. imports of Ash and residues, with metal content increased 31.75 percent from $246.59 million to $324.87 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 474 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 518 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 July 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 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.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 South Africa, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Norway, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Japan. 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 – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1South Africa $168,212,191
2Canada $104,322,837
3Norway $22,907,480
4Qatar $13,222,440
5Mexico $10,266,735
6Japan $1,916,877
7Belgium $1,173,916
8Curacao $820,792
9Saudi Arabia $810,726
10Kuwait $492,975

January – July 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 seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Mobile, Ala. rose 5.34 percent compared to last year to $104.94 million.
  • Port of Ashtabula, Ohio rose 35.42 percent compared to last year to $96.22 million.
  • Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. rose 103.99 percent compared to last year to $46.46 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 39.61 percent compared to last year to $35.34 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 504.85 percent compared to last year to $15.42 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 increased $29.62 million, 21.38 percent, (51.78 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada increased $13.89 million, 15.36 percent, (32.11 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Norway increased $16.53 million, 258.96 percent, (7.05 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Qatar increased $12.08 million, 1054.57 percent, (4.07 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Mexico increased $5.97 million, 138.95 percent, (3.16 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 98.17 percent of all these Ash and residues, with metal content imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $318.93 million of the $324.87 million total.

All totaled, 91.84 percent of all these Ash and residues, with metal content imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $298.37 million of the $324.87 million total