Total Trade: $6.51 million
|1||Port of Chester, Penn.||$2,097,782|
|2||Port of Long Beach||$832,000|
|3||Port of Los Angeles||$790,000|
|4||Port of Wilmington, N.C.||$713,427|
|5||Port of New York||$579,500|
|6||Port of Newark||$548,928|
|7||Port of Seattle, Wash.||$470,007|
|8||Port of Virginia||$445,213|
|9||Anchorage International Airport, Alaska||$26,850|
|10||John F. Kennedy International Airport||$6,717|
U.S. imports of Cobalt oxides decreased 59.09 percent through February to $6.51 million
U.S. imports of Cobalt oxides decreased 59.09 percent from $15.92 million to $6.51 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 960 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 824 for the last full year with a total value of $92.56 million, a $15.95 million, 20.82 percent increase from the 2017 total.
Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 United Kingdom, No. 2 China, No. 3 Finland, No. 4 Belgium and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Chester, Penn., No. 2 Port of Long Beach, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of Wilmington, N.C. and No. 5 Port of New York.
In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Belgium, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 Finland and No. 5 India. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Chester, Penn., No. 2 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 3 Port of Virginia, No. 4 Port of Charleston and No. 5 Port of New York.
January – February 2019
|4||New York City||$3,536,583|
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 Chester, Penn. fell 51.53 percent compared to last year to $2.1 million.
- Port of Long Beach totaled $832,000. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
- Port of Los Angeles rose 31.73 percent compared to last year to $790,000.
- Port of Wilmington, N.C. totaled $713,427. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
- Port of New York fell 52.3 percent compared to last year to $579,500.
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 $2.23 million, 51.47 percent, (32.25 percent of all shipments).
- U.S. imports from No. 2 China decreased $3.59 million, 68.91 percent, (24.9 percent market share).
- U.S. imports from No. 3 Finland decreased $823,414, 45.3 percent, (15.26 percent market share).
- U.S. imports from No. 4 Belgium decreased $3.62 million, 80.93 percent, (13.11 percent market share).
- U.S. imports from No. 5 South Korea increased $469,697, 12106 percent, (7.27 percent of all shipments).
All totaled, 92.8 percent of all these Cobalt oxides imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $6.04 million of the $6.51 million total.
All totaled, 76.96 percent of all these Cobalt oxides imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $5.01 million of the $6.51 million total