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

Imports: Manganese ores and concentrates

Manganese ores and concentrates, the No. 831 import by value totaled $9.94 million for the month of May, $34.79 million through May of 2020, and $125.75 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
1Gabon$25.45 M
2South Africa$5.83 M
3Mexico$2.99 M
4Brazil$275,999
5Morocco$221,975
6Belgium$21,250
7Japan$0
8The Netherlands$0
9China$0
10Canada$0
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U.S. imports of Manganese ores and concentrates decreased 31.84 percent through May to $34.79 million

U.S. imports of Manganese ores and concentrates decreased 31.84 percent from $51.04 million to $34.79 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 831 through May among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 790 for the last full year with a total value of $125.75 million, a $3.36 million, 2.74 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through May of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Gabon, No. 2 South Africa, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Brazil and No. 5 Morocco. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of New Orleans, No. 2 Port of Baltimore, Md., No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 Port of Oakland, Calif. and No. 5 Port of Charleston.

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 Gabon, No. 2 South Africa, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Brazil and No. 5 Morocco. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of New Orleans, No. 2 Port of Baltimore, Md., No. 3 Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish, No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Port of Charleston.

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 New Orleans fell 25.32 percent compared to last year to $32.1 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. fell 29.32 percent compared to last year to $2.22 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 137.55 percent compared to last year to $300,155.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. totaled $122,205. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Port of Charleston fell 58.99 percent compared to last year to $43,900.

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 Gabon decreased $19.03 million, 42.79 percent, (73.16 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 South Africa increased $880,417, 17.78 percent, (16.77 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico increased $1.61 million, 117.1 percent, (8.59 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Brazil increased $99,467, 56.35 percent, (0.79 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Morocco increased $171,081, 336.15 percent, (0.64 percent market share).

All totaled, 99.94 percent of all these Manganese ores and concentrates imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $34.76 million of the $34.79 million total.

All totaled, 100 percent of all these Manganese ores and concentrates imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $34.79 million of the $34.79 million total