Current data is through December 2019.

Imports: Cermets, including waste and scrap

Cermets, including waste and scrap, the No. 869 import by value totaled $6.39 million for the month of December, $80.05 million through December of 2019, and $100.13 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

RankCountry2019
1Germany$51.28 M
2China$6.16 M
3Canada$5.1 M
4Ireland$3.81 M
5Czech Republic$2.31 M
6Japan$2.22 M
7Austria$1.41 M
8United Kingdom$1.23 M
9India$997,960
10Peru$997,209
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U.S. imports of Cermets, including waste and scrap decreased 20.05 percent through December 2019 to $80.05 million

U.S. imports of Cermets, including waste and scrap decreased 20.05 percent from $100.13 million to $80.05 million in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 869 in 2019 among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 841 for the last full year with a total value of $100.13 million, a $34.88 million, 53.46 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through December 2019 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 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 4 Port of Philadelphia and No. 5 Port of Houston.

In the last previous full 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.

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five in 2019 were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark fell 24.21 percent to $13.44 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 106.81 percent to $8.31 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 29.45 percent to $8.02 million.
  • Port of Philadelphia fell 37.73 percent to $7.92 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 21.25 percent to $6.46 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 decreased $1.25 million, 2.38 percent, (64.05 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China decreased $2.82 million, 31.45 percent, (7.69 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Canada decreased $2.94 million, 36.53 percent, (6.38 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Ireland decreased $3.25 million, 46.01 percent, (4.76 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Czech Republic decreased $3.9 million, 62.81 percent, (2.88 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 85.77 percent of all these Cermets, including waste and scrap imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets in 2019. That is equal to $68.66 million of the $80.05 million total.

All totaled, 55.16 percent of all these Cermets, including waste and scrap imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports in 2019. That is equal to $44.16 million of the $80.05 million total.