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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through July 2019.

Imports: Misc. carbon (excluding carbon black)

Misc. carbon (excluding carbon black), the No. 602 import by value totaled $26.51 million for the month of July, $174.83 million through July of 2019, and $274.81 million for all of 2018, 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
1Canada$89.43 M
2Mexico$19.05 M
3Russia$18.76 M
4Japan$13.7 M
5Germany$8.93 M
6The Netherlands$5.55 M
7South Korea$4.74 M
8Belgium$2.91 M
9Singapore$2.74 M
10Italy$1.54 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $174.83 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $58,025,254
2Port of Charleston $20,959,860
3Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $15,417,505
4Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas $11,188,178
5Port of Newark $9,702,252
6Port of Los Angeles $8,760,801
7Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $7,936,554
8Port of Chester, Penn. $6,695,406
9Port of Savannah, Ga. $5,167,837
10Port Laredo $4,670,117

U.S. imports of Misc. carbon (excluding carbon black) increased 6.71 percent through July to $174.83 million

U.S. imports of Misc. carbon (excluding carbon black) increased 6.71 percent from $163.84 million to $174.83 million through the first seven 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 602 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 620 for the last full year with a total value of $274.81 million, a $28.69 million, 11.66 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through July of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Russia, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Port of Charleston, No. 3 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 4 Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas and No. 5 Port of Newark.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 The Netherlands and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 3 Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas, No. 4 Port of Charleston and No. 5 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D..

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $89,430,186
2Mexico $19,051,565
3Russia $18,759,427
4Japan $13,704,547
5Germany $8,925,780
6The Netherlands $5,551,555
7South Korea $4,741,135
8Belgium $2,905,651
9Singapore $2,741,184
10Italy $1,539,788

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $28,190,687
2Buffalo $12,454,892
3Laredo $10,649,978
4Pembina, N.D. $6,674,040
5Charleston $5,391,006
6Cleveland $5,332,810
7Houston $3,017,682
8Atlanta/Savannah $2,871,843
9Philadelphia $1,566,704
10San Francisco $1,199,531

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 Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 31.71 percent compared to last year to $58.03 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 124.56 percent compared to last year to $20.96 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 41.21 percent compared to last year to $15.42 million.
  • Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas rose 0.76 percent compared to last year to $11.19 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 34 percent compared to last year to $9.7 million.

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 Canada decreased $444,115, 0.49 percent, (51.15 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico increased $1.63 million, 9.35 percent, (10.9 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Russia increased $13.63 million, 265.37 percent, (10.73 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Japan increased $1.03 million, 8.15 percent, (7.84 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany increased $1.21 million, 15.62 percent, (5.11 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 85.73 percent of all these Misc. carbon (excluding carbon black) imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $149.87 million of the $174.83 million total.

All totaled, 65.95 percent of all these Misc. carbon (excluding carbon black) imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $115.29 million of the $174.83 million total