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

Imports: Mineral tars

Mineral tars, the No. 1074 import by value totaled $1.73 million for the month of March, $3.29 million through March of 2020, and $22.98 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
1Denmark$1.91 M
2Canada$1.04 M
3Mexico$340,939
4Colombia$0
5Ecuador$0
6Chile$0
7Jamaica$0
8Malaysia$0
9Peru$0
10Australia$0
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January – March 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $3.29 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of New Orleans $1,911,599
2Chicago O’Hare International Airport $702,010
3Eagle Pass $258,128
4Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $178,825
5Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $158,200
6Port Laredo $82,811

U.S. imports of Mineral tars increased 45.10 percent through March to $3.29 million

U.S. imports of Mineral tars increased 45.10 percent from $2.27 million to $3.29 million through the first three 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 1074 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1112 for the last full year with a total value of $22.98 million, a $8.78 million, 61.86 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources only markets for U.S. imports in this category were No. 1 Denmark, No. 2 Canada and No. 3 Mexico. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of New Orleans, No. 2 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 3 Eagle Pass, No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources only markets for U.S. imports of were No. 1 Denmark, No. 2 Mexico and No. 3 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 2 Port of New Orleans, No. 3 Eagle Pass, No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

January – March 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Denmark $1,911,599
2Canada $1,039,035
3Mexico $340,939

January – March 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New Orleans $1,802,623
2Chicago $877,274
3Laredo $101,298
4Buffalo $45,200
5Atlanta/Savannah $23,868
6Detroit $5,636
7Houston $0

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of New Orleans rose 45.67 percent compared to last year to $1.91 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport totaled $702,010. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Eagle Pass fell 54.29 percent compared to last year to $258,128.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 30.77 percent compared to last year to $178,825.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY totaled $158,200. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

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 Denmark increased $599,337, 45.67 percent, (58.08 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada increased $902,286, 659.81 percent, (31.57 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico decreased $478,549, 58.4 percent, (10.36 percent market share).

All totaled, 100 percent of all these Mineral tars imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $3.29 million of the $3.29 million total.

All totaled, 97.48 percent of all these Mineral tars imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $3.21 million of the $3.29 million total