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

Imports: Carbon electrodes, brushes, etc.

Carbon electrodes, brushes, etc., the No. 512 import by value totaled $31.61 million for the month of March, $97.48 million through March of 2020, and $694.74 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
1Japan$20.2 M
2Mexico$19.22 M
3China$13.05 M
4India$7.8 M
5United Kingdom$7.64 M
6Austria$6.05 M
7Germany$6.02 M
8Italy$3.3 M
9Canada$2.55 M
10Russia$2.52 M
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January – March 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $97.48 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $18,869,960
2Port of Charleston $13,905,771
3Chicago O’Hare International Airport $8,652,330
4Port of Houston $8,507,660
5Port of Newark $7,972,124
6John F. Kennedy International Airport $6,926,525
7Port of New Orleans $4,297,369
8Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $3,657,133
9Port of Philadelphia $3,451,944
10Port of Savannah, Ga. $2,863,887

U.S. imports of Carbon electrodes, brushes, etc. decreased 52.58 percent through March to $97.48 million

U.S. imports of Carbon electrodes, brushes, etc. decreased 52.58 percent from $205.57 million to $97.48 million through the first three 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 512 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 381 for the last full year with a total value of $694.74 million, a $141.19 million, 16.89 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 China, No. 4 India and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port of Charleston, No. 3 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Port of Newark.

In the last previous full year, theleading 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 Laredo, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

January – March 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Japan $20,201,563
2Mexico $19,220,346
3China $13,054,258
4India $7,804,663
5United Kingdom $7,642,325
6Austria $6,048,639
7Germany $6,015,970
8Italy $3,298,165
9Canada $2,545,213
10Russia $2,523,155

January – March 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Charleston $11,089,636
2Laredo $8,713,646
3New York City $6,133,243
4Houston $4,543,668
5Philadelphia $2,533,228
6Chicago $2,154,538
7Seattle $2,031,683
8New Orleans $1,456,368
9Great Falls, Mont. $1,321,606
10Baltimore $1,086,671

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 Laredo fell 12.09 percent compared to last year to $18.87 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 69.76 percent compared to last year to $13.91 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 16.62 percent compared to last year to $8.65 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 56.61 percent compared to last year to $8.51 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 70.42 percent compared to last year to $7.97 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 decreased $18.46 million, 47.75 percent, (20.72 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico decreased $2.44 million, 11.28 percent, (19.72 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China decreased $11.82 million, 47.52 percent, (13.39 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 India decreased $13.96 million, 64.14 percent, (8.01 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 United Kingdom decreased $283,081, 3.57 percent, (7.84 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 69.68 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 $67.92 million of the $97.48 million total.

All totaled, 59.4 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 $57.91 million of the $97.48 million total