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

Imports: Cermets, including waste and scrap

Cermets, including waste and scrap, the No. 841 import by value totaled $8.77 million for the month of December, $100.13 million through December of 2018, and $65.25 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
1Germany$52.53 M
2China$8.98 M
3Canada$8.04 M
4Ireland$7.06 M
5Czech Republic$6.2 M
6Japan$3.23 M
7United Kingdom$3.15 M
8Austria$1.73 M
9Mexico$1.65 M
10Luxembourg$1.24 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $100.13 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $17,731,578
2Port of Philadelphia $12,720,425
3Port of Charleston $9,858,543
4Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Texas $9,486,474
5Port of Houston $8,205,491
6Port of Savannah, Ga. $6,199,173
7Chicago O’Hare International Airport $4,017,996
8John F. Kennedy International Airport $3,533,094
9Port of Los Angeles $3,249,887
10Port of Long Beach $2,688,736

U.S. imports of Cermets, including waste and scrap increased 53.46 percent through December to $100.13 million

U.S. imports of Cermets, including waste and scrap increased 53.46 percent from $65.25 million to $100.13 million in 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 841 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 890 for the last full year with a total value of $65.25 million, a $19.09 million, 41.36 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 China, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Ireland and No. 5 Czech Republic. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Philadelphia, No. 3 Port of Charleston, No. 4 Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Texas and No. 5 Port of Houston.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Czech Republic, No. 4 Ireland and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Charleston, No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Texas.

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Germany $52,525,666
2China $8,981,212
3Canada $8,042,881
4Ireland $7,064,691
5Czech Republic $6,203,004
6Japan $3,233,762
7United Kingdom $3,154,935
8Austria $1,731,655
9Mexico $1,648,268
10Luxembourg $1,237,498

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $5,164,178
2Houston $4,796,123
3Philadelphia $2,366,485
4Chicago $2,164,740
5Detroit $1,644,914
6Charleston $1,469,756
7Cleveland $1,312,628
8Los Angeles $986,000
9Atlanta/Savannah $833,188
10Miami $588,556

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark rose 5.56 percent compared to last year to $17.73 million.
  • Port of Philadelphia rose 269.11 percent compared to last year to $12.72 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 54.83 percent compared to last year to $9.86 million.
  • Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Texas rose 120.95 percent compared to last year to $9.49 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 30.54 percent compared to last year to $8.21 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 Germany increased $23.23 million, 79.31 percent, (52.46 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China increased $4.87 million, 118.26 percent, (8.97 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Canada increased $1.16 million, 16.8 percent, (8.03 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Ireland increased $2.4 million, 51.59 percent, (7.06 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Czech Republic increased $551,418, 9.76 percent, (6.19 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 82.71 percent of all these Cermets, including waste and scrap imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $82.82 million of the $100.13 million total.

All totaled, 57.92 percent of all these Cermets, including waste and scrap imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $58 million of the $100.13 million total