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

Imports: Misc. carbon (excluding carbon black)

Misc. carbon (excluding carbon black), the No. 602 import by value totaled $22.19 million for the month of February, $45.9 million through February of 2020, and $293.01 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
1Canada$22.21 M
2Mexico$4.66 M
3Japan$4.15 M
4Russia$3.85 M
5South Korea$2.29 M
6Germany$1.94 M
7The Netherlands$1.77 M
8Singapore$1.27 M
9Belgium$1.08 M
10India$742,710
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $45.9 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $14,746,060
2Port of Charleston $4,321,256
3Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $3,227,082
4Port of Virginia $2,539,215
5Eagle Pass $2,429,472
6Port of Los Angeles $2,300,775
7Port of Newark $2,184,583
8Port of Chester, Penn. $2,102,615
9Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $1,723,072
10Port of Houston $1,407,598

U.S. imports of Misc. carbon (excluding carbon black) decreased 6.31 percent through February to $45.9 million

U.S. imports of Misc. carbon (excluding carbon black) decreased 6.31 percent from $48.99 million to $45.9 million through the first two 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 602 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 595 for the last full year with a total value of $293.01 million, a $18.2 million, 6.62 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Russia and No. 5 South Korea. 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 Port of Virginia and No. 5 Eagle Pass.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Russia, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 The Netherlands. 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 and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $22,205,976
2Mexico $4,656,953
3Japan $4,152,742
4Russia $3,847,600
5South Korea $2,285,109
6Germany $1,941,400
7The Netherlands $1,771,426
8Singapore $1,270,691
9Belgium $1,081,218
10India $742,710

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $8,112,181
2Laredo $2,112,127
3Buffalo $1,865,150
4Cleveland $1,752,015
5Charleston $1,480,557
6Philadelphia $1,143,236
7Pembina, N.D. $980,345
8Atlanta/Savannah $657,346
9San Francisco $479,103
10New Orleans $425,442

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 Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 15.47 percent compared to last year to $14.75 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 15.3 percent compared to last year to $4.32 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 14.07 percent compared to last year to $3.23 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 850.59 percent compared to last year to $2.54 million.
  • Eagle Pass fell 27.75 percent compared to last year to $2.43 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 $3.61 million, 13.99 percent, (48.38 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico decreased $788,763, 14.48 percent, (10.15 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan increased $593,641, 16.68 percent, (9.05 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Russia decreased $1.71 million, 30.8 percent, (8.38 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 South Korea increased $1.7 million, 287.46 percent, (4.98 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 80.94 percent of all these Misc. carbon (excluding carbon black) imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $37.15 million of the $45.9 million total.

All totaled, 59.4 percent of all these Misc. carbon (excluding carbon black) imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $27.26 million of the $45.9 million total