Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through February 2020.

Imports: Ash and residues, with metal content

Ash and residues, with metal content, the No. 577 import by value totaled $10.96 million for the month of February, $49.87 million through February of 2020, and $484.87 million for all of 2019, 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$31.36 M
2Canada$6.36 M
3Kenya$5.95 M
4Mexico$4.23 M
5Japan$1.03 M
6Belgium$579,736
7Morocco$217,806
8Germany$68,721
9Russia$35,000
10Malaysia$21,950
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $49.87 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Mobile, Ala. $37,314,859
2Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. $2,978,638
3Port of Philadelphia $2,194,521
4Pharr International Bridge in Texas $1,136,922
5Port of Newark $1,030,637
6Massena Border Crossing, N.Y. $954,968
7Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $791,925
8El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $485,740
9Port of Savannah, Ga. $479,857
10Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $478,216

U.S. imports of Ash and residues, with metal content decreased 37.81 percent through February to $49.87 million

U.S. imports of Ash and residues, with metal content decreased 37.81 percent from $80.19 million to $49.87 million through the first two months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 577 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 488 for the last full year with a total value of $484.87 million, a $20.28 million, 4.37 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 South Africa, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Kenya, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Mobile, Ala., No. 2 Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D., No. 3 Port of Philadelphia, No. 4 Pharr International Bridge in Texas and No. 5 Port of Newark.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 South Africa, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Qatar, 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 Port of New Orleans, No. 4 Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1South Africa $31,364,859
2Canada $6,355,722
3Kenya $5,950,000
4Mexico $4,231,105
5Japan $1,030,637
6Belgium $579,736
7Morocco $217,806
8Germany $68,721
9Russia $35,000
10Malaysia $21,950

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Pembina, N.D. $1,505,771
2Philadelphia $960,577
3Charleston $693,877
4Detroit $556,703
5Ogdensburg, N.Y. $510,412
6Laredo $448,148
7San Francisco $430,653
8Cleveland $395,650
9El Paso $238,712
10Buffalo $211,003

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Mobile, Ala. fell 19.55 percent compared to last year to $37.31 million.
  • Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. fell 81.17 percent compared to last year to $2.98 million.
  • Port of Philadelphia totaled $2.19 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Pharr International Bridge in Texas rose 61.8 percent compared to last year to $1.14 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 1624.63 percent compared to last year to $1.03 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 $15.28 million, 32.76 percent, (62.89 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada decreased $20.84 million, 76.63 percent, (12.74 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Kenya increased $5.95 million, 0 percent, (11.93 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Mexico increased $2.81 million, 196.86 percent, (8.48 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Japan increased $1.03 million, 0 percent, (2.07 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 98.12 percent of all these Ash and residues, with metal content imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $48.93 million of the $49.87 million total.

All totaled, 89.55 percent of all these Ash and residues, with metal content imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $44.66 million of the $49.87 million total