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

Imports: Carbon electrodes, brushes, etc.

Carbon electrodes, brushes, etc., the No. 381 import by value totaled $83.45 million for the month of March, $205.57 million through March of 2019, and $835.93 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
1Japan$38.66 M
2China$24.88 M
3Germany$23.14 M
4India$21.77 M
5Mexico$21.66 M
6Spain$15.94 M
7Austria$15.16 M
8Russia$9.14 M
9Italy$8.75 M
10Ukraine$8.15 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $205.57 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Charleston $45,980,713
2Port of Newark $26,953,609
3Port Laredo $21,464,153
4Port of Houston $19,609,574
5Port of Los Angeles $16,231,093
6Port of Baltimore, Md. $13,170,872
7John F. Kennedy International Airport $8,441,039
8Chicago O’Hare International Airport $7,419,420
9Port of Long Beach $5,013,788
10Port of Philadelphia $4,525,702

U.S. imports of Carbon electrodes, brushes, etc. increased 33.17 percent through March to $205.57 million

U.S. imports of Carbon electrodes, brushes, etc. increased 33.17 percent from $154.37 million to $205.57 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 381 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 440 for the last full year with a total value of $835.93 million, a $460.57 million, 122.70 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 China, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 India and No. 5 Mexico. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Charleston, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 India and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of Baltimore, Md., No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Port of Newark.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Japan $38,664,641
2China $24,875,255
3Germany $23,144,104
4India $21,766,463
5Mexico $21,663,505
6Spain $15,942,595
7Austria $15,161,468
8Russia $9,141,185
9Italy $8,745,033
10Ukraine $8,151,027

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Cleveland $30,642,184
2Laredo $29,170,027
3Philadelphia $22,446,866
4Houston $22,156,713
5New York City $21,465,419
6Baltimore $20,411,206
7Chicago $20,147,266
8Los Angeles $18,512,320
9Charleston $13,616,646
10New Orleans $9,601,300

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 Charleston rose 847.88 percent compared to last year to $45.98 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 124.09 percent compared to last year to $26.95 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 15.63 percent compared to last year to $21.46 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 34.03 percent compared to last year to $19.61 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 2.76 percent compared to last year to $16.23 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 Japan increased $17 million, 78.48 percent, (18.81 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China decreased $22.33 million, 47.3 percent, (12.1 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany increased $10.34 million, 80.69 percent, (11.26 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 India increased $3.99 million, 22.47 percent, (10.59 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Mexico increased $2.88 million, 15.32 percent, (10.54 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 63.3 percent of all these Carbon electrodes, brushes, etc. imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $130.11 million of the $205.57 million total.

All totaled, 63.36 percent of all these Carbon electrodes, brushes, etc. imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $130.24 million of the $205.57 million total