Current data is through February 2020.

Imports: Misc. natural cork

Misc. natural cork, the No. 743 import by value totaled $8.67 million for the month of February, $19.62 million through February of 2020, and $157.34 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

RankCountry2019
1Portugal$17.77 M
2Spain$459,146
3France$398,360
4Italy$371,055
5Mexico$284,358
6China$150,439
7Cambodia$95,978
8South Korea$28,160
9Taiwan$14,596
10India$13,104
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U.S. imports of Misc. natural cork decreased 6.93 percent through December 2019 to $157.34 million

U.S. imports of Misc. natural cork decreased 6.93 percent from $169.06 million to $157.34 million in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 743 in 2019 among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 733 for the last full year with a total value of $169.06 million, a $18.1 million, 11.99 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through December 2019 the leading sources were No. 1 Portugal, No. 2 Spain, No. 3 Italy, No. 4 China and No. 5 Mexico. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Oakland, Calif., No. 2 San Francisco International Airport, Calif., No. 3 Port of Virginia, No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port Laredo.

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 Portugal, No. 2 Spain, No. 3 China, No. 4 Italy and No. 5 France. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Oakland, Calif., No. 2 San Francisco International Airport, Calif., No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport.

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five in 2019 were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Oakland, Calif. fell 8.24 percent to $91.67 million.
  • San Francisco International Airport, Calif. fell 30.22 percent to $28.56 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 86.54 percent to $14.72 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 24.77 percent to $11.83 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 19.59 percent to $1.11 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 Portugal decreased $12.74 million, 8.04 percent, (92.64 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Spain increased $511,622, 17.79 percent, (2.15 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Italy increased $881,921, 48.74 percent, (1.71 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 China decreased $234,305, 12.93 percent, (1 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Mexico increased $246,248, 23.94 percent, (0.81 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 98.31 percent of all these Misc. natural cork imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets in 2019. That is equal to $154.68 million of the $157.34 million total.

All totaled, 94 percent of all these Misc. natural cork imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports in 2019. That is equal to $147.89 million of the $157.34 million total.