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

Imports: Chromium ores and concentrates

Chromium ores and concentrates, the No. 1011 import by value totaled $72,642 for the month of February, $4.44 million through February of 2019, and $54.76 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
1South Africa$4.41 M
2Brazil$15,960
3Belgium$9,899
4Spain$7,520
5Canada$0
6Mexico$0
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $4.44 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Wilmington, Dela. $2,397,541
2Port of New Orleans $1,840,897
3Port of Houston $96,278
4Port of Baltimore, Md. $26,334
5Port of Oakland, Calif. $25,590
6Port of Newark $23,388
7Port of Jacksonville, Fla. $15,960
8Chicago O’Hare International Airport $9,899
9Port of Virginia $7,520
10Port of Charleston $0

U.S. imports of Chromium ores and concentrates increased 91.41 percent through February to $4.44 million

U.S. imports of Chromium ores and concentrates increased 91.41 percent from $2.32 million to $4.44 million through the first two 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 1011 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1068 for the last full year with a total value of $54.76 million, a $21.16 million, 62.99 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 South Africa, No. 2 Brazil, No. 3 Belgium, No. 4 Spain and No. 5 The Netherlands. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Wilmington, Dela., No. 2 Port of New Orleans, No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 Port of Baltimore, Md. and No. 5 Port of Oakland, Calif..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 South Africa, No. 2 Brazil, No. 3 The Netherlands, No. 4 Belgium and No. 5 Spain. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Wilmington, N.C., No. 2 Port of New Orleans, No. 3 Port of Wilmington, Dela., No. 4 Port of Baltimore, Md. and No. 5 Port of Houston.

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1South Africa $4,410,028
2Brazil $15,960
3Belgium $9,899
4Spain $7,520
5The Netherlands $0

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Wilmington $7,905,451
2New Orleans $1,711,256
3Philadelphia $1,179,000
4San Francisco $164,170
5Houston $107,838
6Charleston $87,500
7Chicago $45,600
8Jacksonville/Tampa $15,960
9Detroit $11,134
10St. Louis $11,134

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 of Wilmington, Dela. rose 103.35 percent compared to last year to $2.4 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 79.66 percent compared to last year to $1.84 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 111.25 percent compared to last year to $96,278.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. totaled $26,334. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. fell 50.03 percent compared to last year to $25,590.

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 South Africa increased $2.12 million, 92.66 percent, (99.25 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Brazil decreased $1,633, 9.28 percent, (0.36 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Belgium increased $7,296, 280.29 percent, (0.22 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Spain increased $7,520, 0 percent, (0.17 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 The Netherlands decreased $12,288, 100 percent, (0 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 100 percent of all these Chromium ores and concentrates imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $4.44 million of the $4.44 million total.

All totaled, 98.72 percent of all these Chromium ores and concentrates imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $4.39 million of the $4.44 million total