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

Imports: Cobalt ores and concentrates

Cobalt ores and concentrates, the No. 1212 import by value totaled $0 for the month of October, $466,315 through October of 2018, and $634,905 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
1Taiwan$339,463
2United Kingdom$78,239
3France$48,613
4China$0
5Saudi Arabia$0
6Hong Kong$0
7The Netherlands$0
8Japan$0
9Belgium$0
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $466,315

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $339,463
2Charlotte International Airport, N.C. $103,173
3Miami International Airport $23,679
4Port of Newark $0
5John F. Kennedy International Airport $0

U.S. imports of Cobalt ores and concentrates decreased 4.25 percent through October to $466,315

U.S. imports of Cobalt ores and concentrates decreased 4.25 percent from $487,025 to $466,315 through the first 10 months of 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 1212 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1209 for the last full year with a total value of $634,905, a $128,633, 25.41 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Taiwan, No. 2 United Kingdom, No. 3 France, No. 4 Norway and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Charlotte International Airport, N.C., No. 3 Miami International Airport, No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Norway, No. 2 China, No. 3 France, No. 4 Taiwan and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Tacoma, Wash., No. 3 Detroit Metropolitan Airport, No. 4 John F. Kennedy International Airport and No. 5 Port of New York.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Taiwan $339,463
2United Kingdom $78,239
3France $48,613
4Norway $0
5China $0

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Cleveland $144,663

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles totaled $339,463. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Charlotte International Airport, N.C. totaled $103,173. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Miami International Airport totaled $23,679. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Port of Houston totaled $0. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio totaled $0. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

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 Taiwan increased $339,463, 0 percent, (72.8 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 United Kingdom increased $78,239, 0 percent, (16.78 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 France increased $21,968, 82.45 percent, (10.42 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Norway decreased $383,580, 100 percent, (0 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 China decreased $76,800, 100 percent, (0 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 100 percent of all these Cobalt ores and concentrates imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $466,315 of the $466,315 total.

All totaled, 100 percent of all these Cobalt ores and concentrates imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $466,315 of the $466,315 total