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

Imports: Carbides

Carbides, the No. 581 import by value totaled $31.3 million for the month of October, $278.11 million through October of 2018, and $229.02 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$98.87 M
2South Africa$67.44 M
3Canada$18.95 M
4Norway$18.89 M
5Austria$15.16 M
6Hong Kong$13.53 M
7Brazil$10.92 M
8Germany$8.45 M
9Japan$6.53 M
10Israel$4.99 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $278.11 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Baltimore, Md. $69,711,214
2Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish $38,315,214
3Port of Newark $30,570,819
4Port of New Orleans $28,770,151
5Port of Los Angeles $15,490,238
6Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $14,149,063
7Port of Charleston $12,825,198
8John F. Kennedy International Airport $7,923,098
9Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $6,684,222
10Chicago O’Hare International Airport $5,084,644

U.S. imports of Carbides increased 44.62 percent through October to $278.11 million

U.S. imports of Carbides increased 44.62 percent from $192.3 million to $278.11 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 581 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 647 for the last full year with a total value of $229.02 million, a $62.73 million, 37.72 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 South Africa, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Norway and No. 5 Austria. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Baltimore, Md., No. 2 Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port of New Orleans and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 South Africa, No. 3 Norway, No. 4 Austria and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Baltimore, Md., No. 2 Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port of Charleston and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $98,867,420
2South Africa $67,435,655
3Canada $18,945,213
4Norway $18,893,634
5Austria $15,156,368
6Hong Kong $13,526,638
7Brazil $10,916,090
8Germany $8,449,492
9Japan $6,525,788
10Israel $4,989,787

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Baltimore $8,215,180
2New Orleans $7,472,785
3New York City $4,881,392
4Detroit $2,900,435
5Charleston $2,847,476
6Houston $2,258,579
7Chicago $1,912,681
8Seattle $1,868,722
9Philadelphia $1,527,325
10Los Angeles $1,330,358

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 Baltimore, Md. rose 74.9 percent compared to last year to $69.71 million.
  • Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish fell 8.22 percent compared to last year to $38.32 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 43.56 percent compared to last year to $30.57 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 539.54 percent compared to last year to $28.77 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 48.78 percent compared to last year to $15.49 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 $16.64 million, 20.24 percent, (35.55 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 South Africa increased $29.85 million, 79.4 percent, (24.25 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Canada increased $8.43 million, 80.21 percent, (6.81 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Norway increased $5.6 million, 42.1 percent, (6.79 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Austria increased $4.08 million, 36.86 percent, (5.45 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 78.85 percent of all these Carbides imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $219.3 million of the $278.11 million total.

All totaled, 65.75 percent of all these Carbides imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $182.86 million of the $278.11 million total