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

Imports: Cobalt articles, including scrap

Cobalt articles, including scrap, the No. 458 import by value totaled $43.2 million for the month of July, $348.19 million through July of 2019, and $740.08 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
1Norway$81.25 M
2Canada$65.02 M
3Madagascar$31.93 M
4Japan$30.78 M
5Russia$29.24 M
6Australia$28.06 M
7United Kingdom$27.9 M
8Finland$12.53 M
9China$12.1 M
10France$8.95 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $348.19 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Baltimore, Md. $176,240,768
2Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $24,622,016
3Port of Newark $15,537,207
4Port of Los Angeles $14,150,717
5Port of Virginia $12,200,522
6Port of Chester, Penn. $11,429,898
7Port of Savannah, Ga. $10,068,700
8Port of Charleston $9,646,039
9Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. $8,314,817
10Port of Ogdensburg, N.Y. $7,880,589

U.S. imports of Cobalt articles, including scrap decreased 25.91 percent through July to $348.19 million

U.S. imports of Cobalt articles, including scrap decreased 25.91 percent from $469.93 million to $348.19 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 458 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 388 for the last full year with a total value of $740.08 million, a $202.53 million, 37.68 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through July of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Norway, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Madagascar, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Russia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Baltimore, Md., No. 2 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Norway, No. 4 China and No. 5 Australia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Baltimore, Md., No. 2 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port of Charleston and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Norway $81,248,025
2Canada $65,021,257
3Madagascar $31,929,480
4Japan $30,781,468
5Russia $29,235,910
6Australia $28,058,305
7United Kingdom $27,896,681
8Finland $12,528,304
9China $12,095,760
10France $8,953,295

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Baltimore $105,802,023
2Buffalo $23,899,670
3Portland, Maine $18,030,488
4Philadelphia $14,994,342
5New York City $13,780,683
6Detroit $10,945,540
7Chicago $8,804,690
8Pembina, N.D. $5,036,159
9Norfolk $4,982,457
10Charleston $4,850,900

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 Baltimore, Md. fell 30.61 percent compared to last year to $176.24 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 37.56 percent compared to last year to $24.62 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 52.94 percent compared to last year to $15.54 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 171.58 percent compared to last year to $14.15 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 3.5 percent compared to last year to $12.2 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 Norway increased $12.9 million, 18.88 percent, (23.33 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada decreased $15.58 million, 19.33 percent, (18.67 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Madagascar increased $878,071, 2.83 percent, (9.17 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Japan decreased $58.77 million, 65.63 percent, (8.84 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Russia increased $15.91 million, 119.37 percent, (8.4 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 68.42 percent of all these Cobalt articles, including scrap imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $238.22 million of the $348.19 million total.

All totaled, 69.72 percent of all these Cobalt articles, including scrap imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $242.75 million of the $348.19 million total