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

Imports: Organic compound precious metals

Organic compound precious metals, the No. 918 import by value totaled $3.43 million for the month of May, $20.25 million through May of 2020, and $84.15 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
1Japan$8.97 M
2United Kingdom$2.37 M
3South Africa$2.2 M
4Mexico$1.38 M
5Germany$1.3 M
6Canada$1.08 M
7Croatia$593,270
8Colombia$478,535
9China$465,453
10India$408,194
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U.S. imports of Organic compound precious metals decreased 34.91 percent through May to $20.25 million

U.S. imports of Organic compound precious metals decreased 34.91 percent from $31.1 million to $20.25 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 918 through May among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 879 for the last full year with a total value of $84.15 million, a $53.91 million, 39.05 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through May of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 United Kingdom, No. 3 South Africa, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 2 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 3 Port of New Orleans, No. 4 San Francisco International Airport, Calif. and No. 5 Port of Houston.

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 South Africa, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Argentina and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 2 Miami Int’l Airport, No. 3 Port of New Orleans, No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Port of Newark.

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:

  • John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 27.07 percent compared to last year to $9.3 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport fell 54.79 percent compared to last year to $2.23 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 12.69 percent compared to last year to $1.69 million.
  • San Francisco International Airport, Calif. rose 169.62 percent compared to last year to $1.51 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 91.48 percent compared to last year to $1.45 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 Japan increased $2.92 million, 48.17 percent, (44.29 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 United Kingdom increased $130,540, 5.82 percent, (11.73 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 South Africa decreased $12.58 million, 85.13 percent, (10.86 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Mexico increased $1.38 million, 0 percent, (6.84 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany decreased $1.43 million, 52.3 percent, (6.44 percent market share).

All totaled, 80.15 percent of all these Organic compound precious metals imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $16.23 million of the $20.25 million total.

All totaled, 79.95 percent of all these Organic compound precious metals imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $16.19 million of the $20.25 million total