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

Imports: Carbon electrodes, brushes, etc.

Carbon electrodes, brushes, etc., the No. 388 import by value totaled $45.15 million for the month of July, $463.2 million through July 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$92.35 M
2Mexico$53.49 M
3China$51.35 M
4Germany$49.7 M
5Austria$44.84 M
6India$34.47 M
7Spain$30.87 M
8Italy$22.27 M
9Russia$19.15 M
10United Kingdom$17.09 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $463.2 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Charleston $117,587,265
2Port Laredo $52,883,750
3Port of Houston $46,374,972
4Port of Newark $46,002,077
5Port of Los Angeles $35,750,103
6Port of Baltimore, Md. $25,459,641
7Chicago O’Hare International Airport $16,680,080
8John F. Kennedy International Airport $16,160,608
9Port of Philadelphia $12,551,881
10Port of New Orleans $9,277,866

U.S. imports of Carbon electrodes, brushes, etc. increased 11.23 percent through July to $463.2 million

U.S. imports of Carbon electrodes, brushes, etc. increased 11.23 percent from $416.43 million to $463.2 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 388 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 417 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 July of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 China, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Austria. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Charleston, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 Port of Newark 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 – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Japan $92,352,368
2Mexico $53,485,213
3China $51,351,291
4Germany $49,696,377
5Austria $44,835,710
6India $34,473,977
7Spain $30,869,601
8Italy $22,274,075
9Russia $19,148,825
10United Kingdom $17,090,158

January – July 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 seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Charleston rose 596.76 percent compared to last year to $117.59 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 7.28 percent compared to last year to $52.88 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 30.25 percent compared to last year to $46.37 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 74.87 percent compared to last year to $46 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 20.82 percent compared to last year to $35.75 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 $36.12 million, 64.22 percent, (19.94 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico increased $3.61 million, 7.24 percent, (11.55 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China decreased $93.87 million, 64.64 percent, (11.09 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany increased $20.74 million, 71.65 percent, (10.73 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Austria increased $39.51 million, 741.77 percent, (9.68 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 62.98 percent of all these Carbon electrodes, brushes, etc. imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $291.72 million of the $463.2 million total.

All totaled, 64.46 percent of all these Carbon electrodes, brushes, etc. imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $298.6 million of the $463.2 million total