Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through July 2020.

Imports: Cobalt ores and concentrates

Cobalt ores and concentrates, the No. 1211 import by value totaled $41,818 for the month of July, $212,717 through July of 2020, and $412,707 for all of 2019, 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$100,366
2South Africa$67,710
3France$41,818
4Finland$2,823
5Singapore$0
6Belgium$0
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U.S. imports of Cobalt ores and concentrates decreased 11.89 percent through July to $212,717

U.S. imports of Cobalt ores and concentrates decreased 11.89 percent from $241,429 to $212,717 through the first seven months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 1211 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1212 for the last full year with a total value of $412,707, a $247,052, 37.45 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through July of this year the leading sources were No. 1 United Kingdom, No. 2 South Africa, No. 3 France, No. 4 Finland and No. 5 Belgium. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Beaufort-Morehead City, N.C., No. 2 Port of Crisfield, Md., No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 4 Humboldt Bay Harbor, Calif. and No. 5 Port of Newark.

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 United Kingdom, No. 2 China, No. 3 South Africa, No. 4 France and No. 5 Finland. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio, No. 3 Port of Beaufort-Morehead City, N.C., No. 4 Port of Wilmington, N.C. and No. 5 Huntsville International Airport, Ala..

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 Beaufort-Morehead City, N.C. rose 22.91 percent compared to last year to $100,366.
  • Port of Crisfield, Md. totaled $67,710. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. totaled $41,818. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Humboldt Bay Harbor, Calif. totaled $2,823. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Port of Newark fell 100 percent compared to last year to $0.

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 decreased $95,463, 48.75 percent, (47.18 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 South Africa increased $67,710, 0 percent, (31.83 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 France increased $41,818, 0 percent, (19.66 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Finland increased $2,823, 0 percent, (1.33 percent market share).

All totaled, 100 percent of all these Cobalt ores and concentrates imports to the United States were shipped from the top four markets through July of this year. That is equal to $212,717 of the $212,717 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 July of this year. That is equal to $212,717 of the $212,717 total