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

Imports: Carbon electrodes, brushes, etc.

Carbon electrodes, brushes, etc., the No. 509 import by value totaled $27.55 million for the month of February, $65.88 million through February 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$16.61 M
2Mexico$11.28 M
3China$9.84 M
4India$5.83 M
5United Kingdom$4.28 M
6Germany$4.19 M
7Austria$3.65 M
8Italy$1.74 M
9Canada$1.58 M
10Russia$1.37 M
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $65.88 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $11,103,187
2Port of Charleston $11,017,691
3Chicago O’Hare International Airport $6,976,563
4Port of Newark $6,906,178
5Port of Houston $4,851,611
6John F. Kennedy International Airport $4,028,984
7Port of Philadelphia $3,147,478
8Port of New Orleans $2,632,993
9Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $2,198,463
10Port of Baltimore, Md. $2,017,622

U.S. imports of Carbon electrodes, brushes, etc. decreased 46.06 percent through February to $65.88 million

U.S. imports of Carbon electrodes, brushes, etc. decreased 46.06 percent from $122.12 million to $65.88 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 509 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 406 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 February 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 Newark and No. 5 Port of Houston.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 China, No. 3 India, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Germany. 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 – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Japan $16,613,187
2Mexico $11,277,350
3China $9,837,298
4India $5,833,892
5United Kingdom $4,275,306
6Germany $4,189,854
7Austria $3,646,409
8Italy $1,735,657
9Canada $1,575,091
10Russia $1,368,354

January – February 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 two months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo fell 24.07 percent compared to last year to $11.1 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 44.29 percent compared to last year to $11.02 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 18.68 percent compared to last year to $6.98 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 62.96 percent compared to last year to $6.91 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 55.22 percent compared to last year to $4.85 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 $7.65 million, 31.52 percent, (25.22 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico decreased $3.46 million, 23.48 percent, (17.12 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China decreased $8.85 million, 47.35 percent, (14.93 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 India decreased $10.6 million, 64.49 percent, (8.86 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 United Kingdom decreased $584,371, 12.02 percent, (6.49 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 72.62 percent of all these Carbon electrodes, brushes, etc. imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $47.84 million of the $65.88 million total.

All totaled, 62.02 percent of all these Carbon electrodes, brushes, etc. imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $40.86 million of the $65.88 million total