Generic selectors
Exact matches only
Search in title
Search in content
Search in posts
Search in pages
Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through December 2018.

Imports: Misc. carbon (excluding carbon black)

Misc. carbon (excluding carbon black), the No. 626 import by value totaled $20.91 million for the month of December, $274.81 million through December of 2018, and $246.12 million for all of 2017, the latest annual data available, according to U.S. Census Bureau data analyzed by WorldCity. Need more details? Read more

Click on any of the countries in the chart below to gain access to the specific imports and imports between that country and (port), how it compares to other ports for trade with that country, how that trade has changed over time, and much more. Data available both by value and tonnage. Download data. If you are not a subscriber, you can learn more by clicking on the subscribe link.

Top Sources

RankCountryYTD
1Canada$151.53 M
2Mexico$31.67 M
3Japan$20.43 M
4Germany$13.27 M
5The Netherlands$11.15 M
6Russia$10.82 M
7South Korea$6.26 M
8Belgium$5.28 M
9Singapore$5.2 M
10Italy$5.01 M
Data loading...
January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $274.81 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $77,804,219
2Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $42,574,486
3Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas $18,896,500
4Port of Charleston $16,352,192
5Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $15,937,563
6Port of Los Angeles $15,526,879
7Port of Virginia $15,009,291
8Port of Newark $12,617,204
9Port of Savannah, Ga. $9,517,047
10Port Laredo $8,889,874

U.S. imports of Misc. carbon (excluding carbon black) increased 11.66 percent through December to $274.81 million

U.S. imports of Misc. carbon (excluding carbon black) increased 11.66 percent from $246.12 million to $274.81 million in 2018 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 626 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 627 for the last full year with a total value of $246.12 million, a $30.39 million, 14.09 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 The Netherlands. 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..

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

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $151,526,985
2Mexico $31,672,150
3Japan $20,429,158
4Germany $13,271,581
5The Netherlands $11,150,910
6Russia $10,824,098
7South Korea $6,260,971
8Belgium $5,280,280
9Singapore $5,200,745
10Italy $5,005,020

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $20,405,610
2Buffalo $9,713,319
3Laredo $7,867,172
4Pembina, N.D. $5,082,584
5Charleston $4,337,623
6Cleveland $3,855,648
7Houston $2,636,173
8Atlanta/Savannah $2,201,171
9Philadelphia $1,236,855
10Norfolk $880,620

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 14.15 percent compared to last year to $77.8 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 15.18 percent compared to last year to $42.57 million.
  • Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas rose 19.19 percent compared to last year to $18.9 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 8.15 percent compared to last year to $16.35 million.
  • Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. rose 17 percent compared to last year to $15.94 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 increased $16.37 million, 12.11 percent, (55.14 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico increased $5.36 million, 20.37 percent, (11.53 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan increased $5.05 million, 32.8 percent, (7.43 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany decreased $966,590, 6.79 percent, (4.83 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 The Netherlands decreased $128,874, 1.14 percent, (4.06 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 82.99 percent of all these Misc. carbon (excluding carbon black) imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $228.05 million of the $274.81 million total.

All totaled, 62.43 percent of all these Misc. carbon (excluding carbon black) imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $171.56 million of the $274.81 million total