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

Imports: Oils derived from high temperature coal tar

Oils derived from high temperature coal tar, the No. 660 import by value totaled $20.52 million for the month of May, $87.08 million through May of 2020, and $322.37 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$29.59 M
2Belgium$11.73 M
3Denmark$10.34 M
4South Africa$10.18 M
5Taiwan$5.25 M
6Argentina$3.38 M
7Portugal$3.2 M
8United Kingdom$2.94 M
9Italy$2.9 M
10Brazil$2.06 M
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U.S. imports of Oils derived from high temperature coal tar decreased 34.52 percent through May to $87.08 million

U.S. imports of Oils derived from high temperature coal tar decreased 34.52 percent from $132.99 million to $87.08 million through the first five 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 660 through May among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 587 for the last full year with a total value of $322.37 million, a $96.11 million, 22.97 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through May of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Belgium, No. 3 Denmark, No. 4 South Africa and No. 5 Taiwan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port of New Orleans, No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. and No. 5 International Falls, Minn..

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 South Africa, No. 3 The Netherlands, No. 4 Belgium and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port of New Orleans, No. 3 Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La., No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D..

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Houston fell 44.23 percent compared to last year to $38.39 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 16.45 percent compared to last year to $22.08 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 18.77 percent compared to last year to $6.17 million.
  • Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. fell 5.28 percent compared to last year to $5.69 million.
  • International Falls, Minn. rose 91.43 percent compared to last year to $3.19 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 $4.99 million, 14.42 percent, (33.98 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Belgium increased $1.08 million, 10.16 percent, (13.47 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Denmark increased $349,656, 3.5 percent, (11.87 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 South Africa decreased $5.1 million, 33.4 percent, (11.69 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Taiwan increased $5.25 million, 0 percent, (6.03 percent market share).

All totaled, 77.03 percent of all these Oils derived from high temperature coal tar imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $67.08 million of the $87.08 million total.

All totaled, 86.72 percent of all these Oils derived from high temperature coal tar imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $75.52 million of the $87.08 million total