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

Imports: Cobalt oxides

Cobalt oxides, the No. 948 import by value totaled $3.31 million for the month of May, $16.32 million through May of 2020, and $43.73 million 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
1Belgium$5.27 M
2Finland$4.37 M
3United Kingdom$4.31 M
4Taiwan$715,720
5China$626,826
6South Korea$471,509
7The Netherlands$327,850
8Australia$178,455
9Italy$43,830
10Canada$3,594
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U.S. imports of Cobalt oxides decreased 9.86 percent through May to $16.32 million

U.S. imports of Cobalt oxides decreased 9.86 percent from $18.11 million to $16.32 million through the first five 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 948 through May among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 950 for the last full year with a total value of $43.73 million, a $48.84 million, 52.76 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through May of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Belgium, No. 2 Finland, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 Taiwan and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Chester, Penn., No. 2 Port of Virginia, No. 3 Port of Wilmington, N.C., No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Port of New York.

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 Belgium, No. 2 United Kingdom, No. 3 China, No. 4 Finland and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Chester, Penn., No. 2 Port of Wilmington, N.C., No. 3 Port of Virginia, No. 4 Port of New York and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Chester, Penn. fell 0.75 percent compared to last year to $4.29 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 36.43 percent compared to last year to $3.44 million.
  • Port of Wilmington, N.C. fell 3.63 percent compared to last year to $3.42 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 110.07 percent compared to last year to $2.16 million.
  • Port of New York fell 50.71 percent compared to last year to $950,184.

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 Belgium increased $143,790, 2.8 percent, (32.3 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Finland increased $1.29 million, 41.71 percent, (26.76 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 United Kingdom decreased $11,718, 0.27 percent, (26.43 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Taiwan increased $270,220, 60.66 percent, (4.39 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 China decreased $3.49 million, 84.78 percent, (3.84 percent market share).

All totaled, 93.72 percent of all these Cobalt oxides imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $15.3 million of the $16.32 million total.

All totaled, 87.4 percent of all these Cobalt oxides imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $14.26 million of the $16.32 million total