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

Imports: Cobalt ores and concentrates

Cobalt ores and concentrates, the No. 1212 import by value totaled $0 for the month of August, $241,429 through August of 2019, and $659,759 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
1United Kingdom$195,829
2China$45,600
3Brazil$0
4Belgium$0
5Germany$0
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U.S. imports of Cobalt ores and concentrates decreased 48.23 percent through August to $241,429

U.S. imports of Cobalt ores and concentrates decreased 48.23 percent from $466,315 to $241,429 through the first eight 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 1212 through August among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1210 for the last full year with a total value of $659,759, a $24,854, 3.91 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the leading sources only markets for U.S. imports in this category were No. 1 United Kingdom, No. 2 China, No. 3 Taiwan and No. 4 France. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Beaufort-Morehead City, N.C., No. 2 Port of Wilmington, N.C., No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Huntsville International Airport, Ala. and No. 5 Charlotte International Airport, N.C..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources only markets for U.S. imports of were No. 1 Taiwan, No. 2 United Kingdom, No. 3 France and No. 4 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Tacoma, Wash., No. 3 Charlotte International Airport, N.C., No. 4 Miami International Airport and No. 5 Philadelphia International Airport.

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1United Kingdom $195,829
2China $45,600
3Taiwan $0
4France $0

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Cleveland $314,475
2Wilmington $16,200
3Mobile $7,432

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Beaufort-Morehead City, N.C. totaled $81,661. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Port of Wilmington, N.C. totaled $67,350. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Port of Newark totaled $45,600. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Huntsville International Airport, Ala. totaled $39,684. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Charlotte International Airport, N.C. fell 95.68 percent compared to last year to $4,459.

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 United Kingdom increased $117,590, 150.3 percent, (81.11 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China increased $45,600, 0 percent, (18.89 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 France decreased $48,613, 100 percent, (0 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Taiwan decreased $339,463, 100 percent, (0 percent market share).

All totaled, 100 percent of all these Cobalt ores and concentrates imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $241,429 of the $241,429 total.

All totaled, 98.89 percent of all these Cobalt ores and concentrates imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $238,754 of the $241,429 total