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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through October 2018.

Imports: Misc. carbon (excluding carbon black)

Misc. carbon (excluding carbon black), the No. 625 import by value totaled $22.02 million for the month of October, $232.94 million through October 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

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Top Sources

RankCountryYTD
1Canada$127.8 M
2Mexico$25.98 M
3Japan$17.95 M
4Germany$11.71 M
5The Netherlands$10.28 M
6Russia$7.88 M
7South Korea$5.81 M
8Singapore$4.77 M
9Belgium$4.5 M
10Italy$4.11 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $232.94 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $63,434,632
2Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $37,381,310
3Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas $15,476,564
4Port of Virginia $14,485,536
5Port of Los Angeles $14,387,028
6Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $13,863,140
7Port of Charleston $13,593,989
8Port of Newark $10,089,923
9Port of Savannah, Ga. $7,888,300
10Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $7,651,410

U.S. imports of Misc. carbon (excluding carbon black) increased 10.22 percent through October to $232.94 million

U.S. imports of Misc. carbon (excluding carbon black) increased 10.22 percent from $211.33 million to $232.94 million through the first 10 months of 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 625 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 623 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 October 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 Virginia and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

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 – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $127,796,933
2Mexico $25,983,351
3Japan $17,953,990
4Germany $11,707,790
5The Netherlands $10,277,377
6Russia $7,883,554
7South Korea $5,812,398
8Singapore $4,766,030
9Belgium $4,504,363
10Italy $4,107,899

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $12,972,854
2Buffalo $7,215,064
3Laredo $4,961,179
4Pembina, N.D. $3,738,604
5Cleveland $2,676,936
6Charleston $2,632,803
7Houston $2,236,562
8Atlanta/Savannah $1,300,972
9Philadelphia $870,360
10Norfolk $837,916

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 8.82 percent compared to last year to $63.43 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 17.38 percent compared to last year to $37.38 million.
  • Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas rose 15.95 percent compared to last year to $15.48 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 28.83 percent compared to last year to $14.49 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 4.52 percent compared to last year to $14.39 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 $12.05 million, 10.41 percent, (54.86 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico increased $3.77 million, 16.98 percent, (11.15 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan increased $4.67 million, 35.11 percent, (7.71 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany decreased $526,399, 4.3 percent, (5.03 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 The Netherlands increased $232,069, 2.31 percent, (4.41 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 83.16 percent of all these Misc. carbon (excluding carbon black) imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $193.72 million of the $232.94 million total.

All totaled, 62.32 percent of all these Misc. carbon (excluding carbon black) imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $145.17 million of the $232.94 million total